My, what a sparkly nose on you Mr. Air Canada Airbus.

My, what a sparkly nose on you Mr. Air Canada Airbus.

Landing gear down. Below Lufthansa Airbus A340 just before landing.

Landing gear down. Below Lufthansa Airbus A340 just before landing.

Alitalia A330 in Air One livery - over the landing lights.

Alitalia A330 in Air One livery - over the landing lights.

Detail of APU and tail of Airbus A330.

Detail of APU and tail of Airbus A330.

Smooth landing ahead. Alitalia A330 wet lease from Air One.

Smooth landing ahead. Alitalia A330 wet lease from Air One.

Stubby little number. Air Transat A310.

Stubby little number. Air Transat A310.

Lang und dünn (long and skinny)…..Lufthansa A340.

Lang und d√ľnn (long and skinny)…..Lufthansa A340.

Elegant wing of Hainan Airlines A340.

Elegant wing of Hainan Airlines A340.

Passing overhead: AirTransat Airbus A310

Passing overhead: AirTransat Airbus A310

About to pounce. Lufthansa A340 landing at YYZ.

About to pounce. Lufthansa A340 landing at YYZ.

Stubby nose profile of Airbus A80.

Stubby nose profile of Airbus A80.

Royal Canadian Air Force Airbus Polaris CC-150 in the old battleship grey livery. Great detail of Maple Leaf ensign under the wing.

Royal Canadian Air Force Airbus Polaris CC-150 in the old battleship grey livery. Great detail of Maple Leaf ensign under the wing.

Shiny belly, gear down, flaps extended. AirTransat A330 ready for landing.

Shiny belly, gear down, flaps extended. AirTransat A330 ready for landing.

Planform of Air Canada Airbus 320, without a nose.

Planform of Air Canada Airbus 320, without a nose.

Missed by a nose….Emirates Airbus A380.

Missed by a nose….Emirates Airbus A380.