Air International 2015-03
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Main: Commercial
Boeing 777-319ER ZK-OKO (c/n 38407) is one of several Air New Zealand aircraft to have been branded with The Hobbit’ film markings.
The extremes of the Air New Zealand fleet: 777-300ER ZK-OKO together with the Beech 1900 (ZK- EAG) operated by Eagle Airways for Air New Zealand Link.
The fairing beneath the Il-114LL's nose covers sensors under test by Radar MMS, including a deployable electro-optical turret and an active missile seeker, probably an ARGS-35 for the anti-ship Kh-35 missile.
The Il-114’s cockpit requires serious modernisation - if production does resume, it would come 25 years after the first flight.
Another proposed derivative is the Il-140 airborne early warning and control aircraft, featuring a rotating radar dome above the fuselage.
Top to bottom: the Il-114LL test platform; the Il-114P designed for coast, sea border and 200-mile economic zone survelliance; and the Il-114-MP for anti-ship and anti-submarine operations.
A320-200 ZK-OJS (msn 4926) departing Queenstown, one of Air New Zealand’s regional destinations.
Air New Zealand was the first operator of the 787-9. The type's route network with the airline is set to expand in the coming months.
Dash DHC-8-300 ZK-NET (c/n 642) at Napier, one of 23 used by Air Nelson for Air New Zealand Link operations.
The first customer A350-900, Qatar Airways' A7-ALA, during the Doha launch event.
The A350’s low noise performance was showcased by A7-ALA at Heathrow, where the jet is pictured on finals.
Business class on the Qatar A350 - the airline won’t be introducing first class on the type
Seat pitch in economy on the Qatar A350 is 31 in (787 mm).
The pilots for the first flight from Frankfurt to Doha in the A350.
The extremes of the Air New Zealand fleet: 777-300ER ZK-OKO together with the Beech 1900 (ZK- EAG) operated by Eagle Airways for Air New Zealand Link.
NHV is using its first two EC175s to transport passengers offshore to rigs in the North Sea.
The EC175 is in the 7.5-tonne medium helicopter class.
NHV will take on another 14 EC175s in the next three years, following the deliveries of the first two, PH-NHV and PH-NHU, seen here at Den Helder
The Bell 525 is the first commercial helicopter to have a fully fly-by-wire cockpit.
Customers have been involved in designing more than 50 different role kits for the Relentless.
Bell has designed the 525 to be repurposed - for example, from corporate transport to firefighting.
Offshore oil and gas transport is just one of the roles the Bell 525 Relentless is targeted at.
Mount Cook Airlines operates this ATR72-600, ZK-MVA (msn 1051), for the Air New Zealand Link operation.