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N5162G_8-15-13.jpg
806 viewsAirline: Walter G. HanniType: Dehaviland Beaver DHC-2 MK.1Registration: N5162GAirport: Lake HoodCity: Anchorage State: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 15, 2013Built in 1953 powered by Pratt and Whitney R-985. Just about to lift off of Lake Hood with 8 seats available. Previous owners: US Army, Civil Air Patrol, Alaska River Safaris, and Walter G. Hanni, Anchorage, AK.
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799 viewsAirline: Cathay Pacific CargoType: Boeing 747-800Registration: B-LJEAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 15, 2013Shooting departures on R33 as they rotate about where the Tango exit and the UPS ramp exit is.
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446 viewsAirline: Alaska airlinesType: Boeing 737-800Registration: N553ASAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 13, 2013Delivered to Alaska airlines in 2006 she comes in to land during the passing of a rain front and condensation is still heavy enough to allow a vapor trail.
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509 viewsAirline: Erikson Aero TankersType: DC-7BRegistration: N838DAirport: RDMCity: RedmondState: OregonCountry: USADate Taken: July 31, 2013Relocating from Medford due to the airport poor visibility as smoke chokes the city with visibility less than a mile.
N100CE_ANC_8-14-13.jpg
499 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: DC-6 / C-118ARegistration: N100CEAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 14, 2013This well restored cargo ship was purchased in 2010 from Hawkins and Powers aviation where it sat at Greybull, Wyoming for many years. Prior owner was USAF s/n 53-3291 operated by VR-52 Willow Grove.
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451 viewsAirline: Northern Air CargoType: Boeing 737-200Registration: N321DLAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 13, 2013Still hauling freight Northern Air Cargo replaced their classic DC-6's with classic 737's. NAC once owned the largest fleet of DC-6's in the world before they retired them in 2011.
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458 viewsAirline: Yangtze River ExpressType: Boeing 747-400Registration: B-2432Airport: LAXCity: Los AngelesState: CaliforniaCountry: USADate Taken: November 12, 2012Year built: 1998 Construction Number (CN): 28283
Line Number (L/N): 1142 Engine Manufacturer and Model: General Electric CF6-80C2B1F
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444 viewsAirline: China CargoType: Boeing 777-200FRegistration: B-2076Airport: LAXCity: Los AngelesState: CaliforniaCountry: USADate Taken: November 12, 2012Arrival on LAX 24R with runway length of 8,925 feet and the shortest runway at the airport. Departures will occur on 24L which is 10,285 feet.
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461 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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458 viewsAirline: China Air CargoType: Boeing 747-400Registration: B-2425Airport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 15, 2013Anchorage is a mecca of heavys all arriving sometimes only for and hour to refuel in transition from the Orient.
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501 viewsAirline: Korean Air CargoType: Boeing 747-800FRegistration: HL-7610Airport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 13, 2013Close-up of this -800 showing the sound deadening scalloped fan cowls which help quiet this gentle giant.
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450 viewsAirline: Erickson Aero TankerType: DC-7BRegistration: N401USAirport: RDMCity: RedmondState: OregonCountry: USAJust on the edge of the airport fencing this seven struggles to make it home again.
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777 viewsAirline: Neptune AviationType: BAE-146Registration: N471NAAirport: RDMCity: RedmondState: OregonCountry: USADate Taken: August 1, 2013Back from a drop about 20 miles Northwest of the airport. The BAE-146 is now considered the next generation airtanker. Soon the MD-87 of Erickson Aero tanker will also join the jet fleets.
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342 viewsAirline: Neptune AviationType: BAE-146Registration: N471NAAirport: RDMCity: RedmondState: OregonCountry: USADate Taken: August 1, 2013Departing to a fire about 20 miles away. It was a 45 minute turn for both the Convair 580 and the Avro.
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1584 viewsAirline: AVIOR AIRLINESType: BOEING 737-200Registration: YV1576Airport: MIACity: MIAMIState: FLORIDACountry: USADate Taken: JANUARY 2012Still nice to see 737-200's again and seems like Miami has a regular visit from the Avior fleet of 11 different -200's from Venezuela.
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924 viewsAirline: BUTLER AVIATIONType: DC-7BRegistration: N401USAirport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Wasting little time she scoops up the junk and heads out to the Barry fire 90 miles away.
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437 viewsAirline: Butler AviationType: DC-7BRegistration: N838D, N401USAirport: MFRCity: MedfordState: OregonCountry: USADate Taken: August 9, 2012Rare sight as I snapped the shutter quickly when I seen tanker 60 outbound and 62 inbound as they pass to the North of Roxy Ann Peak at about 2,500 feet just 3 miles NE of the airfield.
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509 viewsAirline: BUTLER AVIATIONType: DC-7BRegistration: N838DAirport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012About 45 minutes after takeoff tanker 60 returns to MFR for another load of retardant. The Barry point fire is located approximately 90 miles East of the tanker base.
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415 viewsAirline: NEPTUNE AVIATIONType: P2V-5FRegistration: N96264Airport: LMTCity: KLAMATH FALLSState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 8, 2012Banking around to the East of Klamath Falls heading about 40 miles away. This fire has been hard to tackle as the smoke it creates has been lingering in the valley where it's located. Not until winds can develop and move the smoke can the airtankers begin their assault.
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423 viewsAirline: NEPTUNE AVIATIONType: P2V-5FRegistration: N96264Airport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Tanker 12 departs in the evening and swings the gear up off to the Barry fire about 90 miles to the East. Tankers 12,60,62, and 42 were all used in this effort.
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410 viewsAirline: NEPTUNE AVIATIONType: P2V-5FRegistration: N96264Airport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Second out of the loading pit tanker 12 taxis out at the Medford tanker base for the 90 mile trip to the Barry fire east of Klamath Falls, OR. The Klamath tanker base was closed approx. 4:30pm for runway improvements which added another 50 miles to the one way trips.
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406 viewsAirline: MUSEUMType: BOEING KC-97GRegistration: N1365D 52-0895Airport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 10, 2012Don't know much about this bird except it is owned by Erickson Air Crane and in a museum that has a fence around it with only limited access only a couple days a month...
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415 viewsAirline: CONAIR AVIATIONType: CONVAIR 580Registration: C-GYXCAirport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Returning a second time from a fire 12 miles South of Medford near the California border. Unlike the DC-7 restrictions only allowing them to fly over non-federal lands the Canadian Convair has free reign and is used more frequently.
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381 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.
N401US_MFR_8-09-12.jpg
421 viewsAirline: BUTLER AVIATIONType: DC-7BRegistration: N401USAirport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Approaching 7:17pm as the last of the tanker flights tanker 62 will sleep well in Meford tonight.
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