Monday 27 August 2007
Whilst waiting for our escort in the VIP car park, I took a few shots of the landings. This is a 757 of Yakutia.
UTair Tu-134 on finals...
Yak-40 of Sever Stal (Northern Steel).
Tu-154M of Avialini Dagestan being towed out as we boarded our bus after security checks.
....and this Tu-134A-3M of Meridian was at the holding point.
This is how close we were! - Aeroflot Don Tu-154B-2 taxying past.
Swiss registered Challenger 604 taxying out.
The pilot of this BAe-125-800B of Beaver Jet looked a bit bemused as he spotted us photographing him.
Tu-134A-3 of Itera under a brooding sky.
Another Tu-134A-3 - this time in the colours of S-Air.
An-24RV of UTair
Tu-204-100 of Kabkazskie Mineralny Vody.
Tu-154 of Vladivostok Avia on a new section of ramp area.
KMV Tu-204-100 in better light this time.
Across the ramp is the government airline - Rossiya. This Il-62M is in their colours.
A closer look at the Tu-154 of Vladivostok Avia
Out on the holding point, this UTair Tu-134A-3 taxied past.....
......followed by this An-24RV of the same airline.
Tu-154M of Yakutia.
Irish-registered Challenger 604.
Reflections of a UTair Tu-154M
Another Challenger - this time Austrian registered.
Aeroflot Don Tu-154B-2
A wave from the co-pilot of this Tu-134A-3 of Aeroflot Don.
UTair Tu-134 holding short of the runway......
....while this Il-86 of Atlant Soyuz departed.
As well as takeoffs, there were some landings - as this 737 of no-frills airline Sky Express shows.
Tu-154 of KMV arriving.
An-24RV of Ukrainian engine maker Motor Sich.
Lots of bizjets at VARZ - including this Aruba-registered BAe-125.
Another BAe-125 on the ramp.
Austrian registered Challenger.....
....and a Gulfstream.
Back to the 'real' stuff - immaculate Tu-134B-3 - presumably someone's bizjet?
Another Tu-134B-3 - in Meridian colours.
Interesting Tu-134 - with a 'Balkany' (Balkans) long-range communications system in a tail stinger.
Il-76TD of Atlant-Soyuz.
Immaculate Tu-204-100 in Red Wings colours.
Tu-214 of the government airline 'Rossiya'.
Tu-154B-2 in Rossiya colours - but without the titles.
Not a bad photo considering it was taken through the window of a moving coach! - Vnukovo gate guard Tu-104
Also taken from the coach - as we drove away from Vnukovo - Il-86 of Atlant-Soyuz on finals to Vnukovo.
Boeing 737 in the colours of AviaPrad - a strange combination of Latin & Cyrillic letters!
An-24RV on the apron.
Il-76TD of Alrosa.
Rossiya Il-18 being worked on..
Security forces practicing storming an airliner.....
....in this case an engineless Il-62 being towed along the ramp. The terrorists were successfully overpowered!
Tu-154 of KMV taxying in after landing.
Another Tu-154 - this time belonging to Rossiya/Poltava airlines.
Samara Airlines Tu-134 taxying out for takeoff.....
Turan Air Tu-154 taking off....
.....and climbing out.
Unusual visitor to Domodedovo - Privately-owned VIP-configured Boeing 707-330B with hush-kitted JT-3D engines.