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CP-2659_land.jpg
358 viewsAirline: Aeosur "SHARKO"Type: Boeing 767-200Registration: CP-2659Airport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 2011Late evening arrival on Sunday this 767 spends most of the day sitting occupying a gate at Miami. I believe she only flies twice a week. Feb 19, 2011
DC-4,DC-6.jpg
362 viewsAirline: Florida Air TransportType: DC-4, C-54ERegistration: N460WA, N70BFAirport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 2011Still in service is a newly aquired C-54 N460WA and DC-6 N70BF which is now sporting a new Pan Am style stripe and is aptly named,"Clipper Freedom". She doesn't have titles or a tail logo yet but that is the future plan.Feb 19, 2011
E-170_rear_.jpg
387 viewsAirline: TAMEType: Embraer E-170Registration: N/AAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011All approaching aircraft narrow down to the touchdown point about 1,000 feet down the runway as a precaution due to the possibilities of a downward wind shear caused from the nearby mountain winds. Feb 19, 2011
eng2_approaching_MIA.jpg
392 viewsAirline: Sky Lease CargoType: MD-11Registration: N952ARAirport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 2011Operating an ex. China Eastern MD-11 this is the omly full colors aircraft for Sky Lease which is owned by Centurion air Cargo.Feb 19, 2011
HC-CFH_takeoff_gearswing.jpg
366 viewsAirline: AerogalType: Boeing 737-200Registration: HC-CFHAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011This 732 flew for Aerogal for the last 3 years in a all red with blue tail theme livery as Nescafe but is recently seen repainted into the mainline colors. See my other shots of this aircraft as Nescafe!Feb 19, 2011
HC-CFL_nice_backdrop.jpg
389 viewsAirline: IcaroType: Boeing 737-200Registration: HC-CFLAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011After going long to the end this 732 is headed South to the terminal gates. Many of these 737-200's in Quito are highly utilized doing four or five trips a day.Feb 19, 2011
HC-CHM_A318.jpg
386 viewsAirline: Lan ChileType: Airbus A318Registration: HC-CHMAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Not an easy shot; a head-on view with all the spoilers and slats deployed as this 318 exits the runway.Feb 19, 2011
CU-C1703.jpg
392 viewsAirline: Cubana CargoType: Tupolev 204Registration: CU-C1703Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011It was a delight to see this russian aircraft coming into Quito three times during our stay. Last visit the Cubana was substituted by a LAS cargo 727-200, which wasn't a complete let down...Feb 12, 2011
EC-HGV_land-rear.jpg
386 viewsAirline: IberiaType: Airbus A340-200Registration: EC-HGVAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Shooting quickly through the fence as we head back to the hotel anticipating a rain shower is probable.Feb 12, 2011
FAE743_closeup.jpg
389 viewsAirline: Ecuadorian Air ForceType: HS-748 AvroRegistration: FAE-743Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Caught just crossing the airport boundary on approach as she whistles into Quito. Three of these 748's are owned by the Air Force and usually two are always in service sometimes several flights a day.Feb 12, 2011
FAE-051_runway.jpg
368 viewsAirline: Ecuadorian Air ForceType: Embraer ERJ-135BJ LegacyRegistration: FAE-051Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011This is about a year old aquisition as an Ecuadorian presidential aircraft. Very nice looking livery indeed!Feb 12, 2011
HC-CEX_land.jpg
392 viewsAirline: TAMEType: Embraer E-170Registration: HC-CEXAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Always an interesting shot when the morning light and the fog hangs around the mountains. Plus you don't even have to leave the hotel room!Feb 12, 2011
HC-CEY_close_landing.jpg
350 viewsAirline: TAMEType: Embraer E-170Registration: HC-CEYAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Shooting the rolling departures at the fence also offers a chance to turn and capture some close-up threshold action. Feb 12, 2011
HC-CEZ_landing.jpg
371 viewsAirline: TAMEType: Embraer E-190Registration: HC-CEZAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Delivered late in 2006 this E-190 now has a recently applied new paint scheme for TAME. Feb 12, 2011
HC-CFL_closeup.jpg
380 viewsAirline: IcaroType: Boeing 737-200Registration: HC-CFLAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011The only active ship in the fleet of Icaro which has a new paint scheme and additional " La Santa" titles. Due to the approaching regulations on noise restrictions it seems that Icaro's days of 737-200's are numbered. During my stay I noticed that this aircraft was the loudest 737-200 in Quito next to Aerogals' diminishing fleet.Feb 12, 2011
HC-CGT_land_new.jpg
378 viewsAirline: TAMEType: Airbus A-319Registration: HC-CGTAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Ex Spirit airlines N511NK aquired by Tame in August 2008 and has recently been repainted into this new livery with a simple lght blue wave on the fuselage. This is the only 319 in the company fleet.Feb 12, 2011
HC-CGW_land.jpg
346 viewsAirline: TameType: Airbus A-320Registration: HC-CGWAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011This was an ex TACA aircraft N487TA aquired by TAME in January 2008 and looks excellent in the now "old" company livery.Feb 12, 2011
AEE-301_land.jpg
335 viewsAirline: Ecuador ArmyType: CASA C-212-400EE AviocarRegistration: AEE-301Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011The Aviocar is a turboprop-powered STOL medium transport aircraft built in Spain and Indonesia and designed for civil and military use.Feb 12, 2011
AN-202_land-gap.jpg
347 viewsAirline: Ecuadorian NavyType: CASA CN-235Registration: AN-202Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Rare sight to see and this is my first sighting of an active CASA CN-235. Now it is a regular visitor into Quito; works for me!Feb 12, 2011
Z-BVT_takeoff.jpg
373 viewsAirline: Avient cargoType: MD-11Registration: Z-BVTAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Avient has one MD-11 and three DC-10 aircraft and is based in Zimbabwe, Africa. This is definitely not an airline you will see operating to the United States. She does a Hong Kong schedule most often.Feb 12, 2011
N418LA_land_close.jpg
354 viewsAirline: LANCOType: Boeing 767-300Registration: N418LAAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011LANCO is a Columbian cargo carrier and has two 767-300 aircraft which can be seen also in Miami.Feb 12, 2011
N770QT_land.jpg
350 viewsAirline: Tampa Type: Boeing 767-200Registration: N770QTAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Great light on this morning cargo arrival as I step onto the balcony to shoot this ex Varig bird. Aircraft was converted to cargo and delivered to Tampa in December 2005. Feb 12, 2011
N420LA_land.jpg
346 viewsAirline: Mas AirType: Boeing 767-300Registration: N420LAAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Delivered 10/26/2006 to MAS Air and leased from Caiquen Leasing. Mid-day arrival sporting a rather new set of winglets. Feb 12, 2011
N335UP_land-gap.jpg
370 viewsAirline: United Parcel ServiceType: Boeing 767-300Registration: N335UPAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Rare to see a 767 into Quito. Normally UPS brings a Boeing 757 aircraft with almost daily service.Feb 12, 2011
HC-CJB_land.jpg
390 viewsAirline: Air CuencaType: Boeing 737-500Registration: HC-CJBAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011This is been flying for one year into Quito and is the only aircraft of this new airline. Aircraft leased from Triton Aviation International.Feb 12, 2011
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