11 November 2011

Some APEC RareBirds

With the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference in town, there comes various, different aircraft from around the world. This morning arrivals included Russia's President Dmitri Medvedev, Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Philippine's President Benigno Aquino III, Chile's President Sebastian Pinera, and Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.

Seen above is an entourage of two Il-62Ms. There was also a Il-96-300 that landed before the Il-62Ms' carrying Dmitri Medvedev himself. RA-86559 (c/n 2153258) and RA-86467 (c/n 3749733) made the trip over from Moscow.

Also above is the Sultan of Brunei's V8-ALI (c/n 26426, l/n 910), a 747-430.

Australia's Prime Minister used one of their 737-7DF BBJs, the Philippines President used a Philippine Airlines A340-313X, and Chile's President arrived on their air force's 767-3YOER.

Arriving later tonight will be dignitaries from Japan, Canada, South Korea, and USA's Barack Obama.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Minor detail there, it's an IL-96-300, the IL-69 is something I do on weekends.