A selection of my photos of international operators' aircraft seen in Australia

Starting with the biggest.   Aeroflot Antonov An-124 CCCP-82007 at RAAF Richmond NSW in October 1988

Flying Tiger Line's stetched DC-8s and Boeing 747 freighters had the distinctive bare metal finish.  N811FT at Perth May 1982

Malaysian Airlines pair: A300 Airbus 9M-MHA at Perth in January 1980 with a Douglas DC-10 behind

Malaysian Airlines DC-10 G-AZZC at Perth in Janaurey 1980 was on lease from Freddie Laker's Laker Airways

World Airways DC-10 N103WA had several lengthy wet-leases to Malaysian Airlines in the early 1980s.  Perth August 1982

Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 707 VR-HGF arrives at Perth on a scheduled service from Hong Kong in January 1980

Cathay Pacific replaced its Boeing 707 fleet with Lockheed L1011 Tristars.  VR-HHL at Perth in October 1980

The last of the Singapore Airlines Boeing 707s seen in Australia were the freighters.  9V-BFN at Perth in January 1981

Garuda Indonwsian Airways Douglas DC-10 PK-GIB arrives Perth on a scheduled service from Jakarta in January 1980

This Martinair DC-10 PH-MBT was wet-leased to Qantas in December 1987

Royal Brunei Boeing 757 V8-RBB at Perth in January 1988

Air Zimbabwe Boeing 707s made occasional charter visits to Australia.  VP-WKV arrives at Perth in October 1982

South African Airways Boeing 747 ZS-SAM at Perth in March 1981 on their Johannesburg-Perth-Sydney run

Occasionally South African Airways replaced a Boeing 747 with a 747SP.   ZS-SPA at Perth in February 1982

Qantas did the same on the long Indian Ocean sector from Perth to Johannesburg. Boeing 747SP VH-EAB Perth July 1985

The Captain of this Qantas Boeing 747 agreed to enliven a country airshow at Northam WA with low flypasts

Qantas Boeing 747 VH-EBK was in Air Pacific scheme at Perth in October 1987

The newly-introduced Qantas "Spirit of Australia" scheme was displayed at the RAAF Richmond airshow in October 1988

Boeing 767 VH-RMD at Perth in March 1987 on an Ansett service, despite the Cook Islands International markings

Air Niugini sent their F.28 Fellowships to Perth for major overhauls by MMA who were experienced with the type.
P2-ANE taxies at Perth for an air-test on completion of a long overhaul in September 1980

Air Niugini F.28 P2-ANU rolled out at Perth in June 1981 after overhaul and repaint in this trial scheme

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