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456 viewsAirline: Korean AirlinesType: Boeing 747-400Registration: HL7495Airport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2012"Welcome to Korea" 2010-2012 livery was painted in November 2011. Keeping it low, 7495 climbs over I-285 off runway 9R. Atlanta is comprised of 5 parallel runways; 8L/R, 9L/R, and 10 which is the newest and spans highway 285.
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379 viewsAirline: CONAIR AVIATIONType: CONVAIR 580Registration: C-GYXCAirport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012This year the Canadian airtankers are flying South in support of a dwindling US airtanker fleet. Some types already in action are several Sakatchewan and Conair Convair 580's, the Martin Mars, and a few CL-215's. There soon may even be an L-188 in the upper Washington state region.
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1334 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Entering the Charlotte museum ramp area as the local fire trucks water cannon salute the DC-7 with Captain Sullenberg and F/O Skiles on board. Charlotte museum is home to the "Miracle on the Hudson" A-320 airframe that ditched after bird strikes to both engines.
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Eastern DC-7 N836D at Charlotte439 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Gear free of the pavement the first signs of a potential engine problem can be seen. The engines all seemed to be producing the required power and there was no audible sign of anything out of the ordinary when the seven passed by.
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498 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Positive rate gear up as number three starts to lose oil on runway 18L and causes the crew to abort the flight, feather the number three prop, and route back to the airfield.
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494 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Still climbing but now with a heavier stream of oil leaking from number three engine. Soon after the tower alerted Douglas 836D of the situation and the crew responded with a request to return to the field.
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413 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Returning to the field with number three feathered due to loss of oil pressure. Passengers on the flight back to Opa Locka had to rebook a flight on a local airline or find another form of transportation back to Florida.
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391 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Touching down on 18C the longest runway at Charlotte. Several fire trucks followed the seven down the taxiways to the museum. Number three engine was feathered during their circuit back to the airport.
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385 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18 2011The seven returns to the Charlotte aviation museum and parks where she is now resting in need of engine work. A friend was scheduled to be on a scenic flight on December 3rd but as of now all flights are cancelled until further notice as posted on the Historic Flight Foundation website.
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411 viewsAirline: Liberty FoundationType: Boeing B-17 Flying FortressRegistration: N390TH 297849Airport: inflightCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: 2009Vintage 1944 warbird flight showing two of the four Wright Cyclone R-1820s each with 1,200 horsepower cruises over downtown Atlanta. Unfortunately on June 13, 2011 this aircraft made an emergency landing in a cornfield just after takeoff in Aurora, Illinois and was destroyed by fire. The accident happened right after the plane took off from the Aurora Municipal Airport and the plane landed in an Oswego cornfield outside Chicago.
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375 viewsAirline: Air Supply Alaska (ASA)Type: Beech 18Registration: N9210Airport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011ASA is going through some rough times and the company will be up for sale this summer.
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359 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Curtiss C-46FRegistration: N1822MAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011Approaching Kenai from Iguigig, Alaska which is about 350 miles by air. "Salmon Ella" made two fuel flights this day.
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363 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Curtiss C-46FRegistration: N1822MAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011Off to Beluga with 2,000 gallons of unleaded fuel. Although it is politically in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Beluga is actually on the Alaskan mainland on the other side of Cook Inlet from the peninsula. It is a remote location with no road access.

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388 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Curtiss C-46FRegistration: N1822MAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: MAY 6, 2011Salmon Ella is fueled up with 2,000 gallons of unleaded fuel for the town of Beluga, Alaska. Waiting for her crew to check for flight and weather details I wander through the bulky fuselage and snap a shot of Air Supply Alaska's Beech 18 taxiing out the window.
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354 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Curtiss C-46Registration: N1837MAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 4, 2011Climbing out of Fairbanks this 1945 model is still doing what she does best, making money and hauling fuel to those remote short field villages in Alaska.
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375 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Curtiss C-46 CommandoRegistration: N1822MAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011"Salmon Ella" starts her taxi from the loading area. Bound for Beluga airfield with 2,000 gallons of unleaded fuel onboard.
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373 viewsAirline: Legendary Airliners - Eastern Type: Douglas DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: N/ACity: inflightState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 15, 2011B&W rendition as we cruise heading 180 along South Florida's coastline at 500 feet. It's an amazingly well restored DC-7 that once sat in Minneapolis, Minnesota for 33 years before taking to the air again.
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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.
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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.
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366 viewsAirline: DeltaType: Boeing 757-200Registration: N696DLAirport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2010Twelve years with Delta and a short while as Song, this 757 creates a nice smokey landing at Vegas.
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345 viewsAirline: Omni Air InternationalType: Boeing 757-200Registration: N558AXAirport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2010Omni has just painted this 757 in a new revised livery about a month ago. They aquired this aircraft two years ago after ATA ceased operating it.
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394 viewsAirline: China Airlines CargoType: Boeing 747-400Registration: B-18723Airport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: December 23, 2010Nice approach at 1:05pm into Hartzfield. One of only a few 744's that lands during daylight hours.
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381 viewsAirline: Continental Star AllianceType: Boeing 737-800Registration: N26210Airport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2010Delivered June 23, 1998 to Continental and painted on January 19, 2010 in the Star Alliance colors.
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330 viewsAirline: AeromexicoType: Boeing 737-800Registration: N359AMAirport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2010Previously flown as PR-GOJ with GOL Transportes Aereos from 1/14/2002 up until April this year. Now with a great new paint scheme!
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348 viewsAirline: UnitedType: Boeing 737-800Registration: N33289Airport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2010It is going to be strange not seeing any United painted aircraft but the Continental with United colors will take getting used to. Caught a United 757-300 and a 737-800 in the Continental/ United scheme.
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