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N5162G_8-15-13.jpg
800 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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441 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.
N351CE_5-4-11.jpg
396 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: DC-6Registration: N351CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 4, 2011From Wikipedia.org, "The Anchorage Station Manager stated that the DC-6 was still considered to be a valuable aircraft for operations in the harsh conditions of Alaska, with excellent landing and take off performances on gravel runways. The downside is the difficulty to find Avgas and the maintenance labor cost which is considered at 12 hours per each flight hour. Spare parts could also be a problem but they estimate they will have enough in stock to keep the last DC-6 flying until 2015.

KC-135_3571_5-4-11.jpg
395 viewsAirline: USAF Alaska National GuardType: KC-135RRegistration: 62-3571Airport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 4, 201162-3571-AK6102 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker of the USAF 168th ARW Alaska ANG shoots a few approaches, one touch n' go, and allows a great gear retracting opportunity captured here.
N500UA_5-6-11.jpg
396 viewsAirline: Universal airlinesType: DC-6Registration: N500UAAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011Kenai is definitely a haven for Pratt and Whitney R-2800 engines and another example is coughing to life about to begin the busy fish hauling season throughout the Alaskan Peninsula.
N500UA_running.jpg
420 viewsAirline: Universal airlinesType: DC-6Registration: N500UAAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011Running all four after pre-oiling the radials. This six and another N600UA will be used on a summer contract hauling fish throughout Alaska.
N1822M_landing.jpg
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.
N1837M_to_5-4-11.jpg
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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348 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011Well in the air at halfway down the 7830 foot runway. Destination Port Alsworth loaded with 4400 gallons of heating oil.
The final resting place for local Alaskans makes for an ear splitting roar as 451 rattles the gravestones in the cemetary where this shot was taken.
C-FKFA_5-9-10.jpg
379 viewsAirline: Conair Type: General Dynamics Convair 580Registration: C-FKFAAirport: PAQCity: PalmerState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 9, 2010Conair sold several DC-6's to Everts in Alaska and still has a few active alongside a fleet of Convair 580 turboprops. Conair is a Canadian based company and has a contract to base an aircraft at Palmer and Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
N96358_FAI_fueling_5-14-10.jpg
395 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Taking on roughly 3,400 gallons of 87 octane unleaded fuel from the Alaska Aerofuel Inc. tanker truck. Next stop Shungnak Alaska!
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403 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: N/ACity: N/AState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010At 6,500 feet AGL we cross the great Yukon river in Alaska. For more photos of Brooks aircraft and the flight do a search for "Brooks".
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394 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: N/ACity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Lumbering skyward between the mountain ranges surrounding Fairbanks airport we are greated with a warm sunny flying day in Alaska.
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383 viewsAirline: Brooks Air Fuel Type: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Climbing out of Fairbanks the co-pilot reaches down to set props and power for our 90 minute fuel flight to Shungnak Alaska with population of about 270 residents.
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393 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Initiating our climb out, the Captain takes a quick peak at the port side engines. Fairbanks airport has regular Alaska airlines service using 737's and a few other smaller airlines using turboprop aircraft.
N7848B_5-12-10_static_FAI.jpg
397 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Curtiss C-46 CommandoRegistration: N7848BAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 12, 2010Everts has two C-46 cargo aircraft. This one named "Dumbo" N7848B was operated by RANSA, then Panamanian registered by Aerovias Alianza as HP-238 before returning to N7848B in 1968. It has been in Alaska since then, first with Interior Airways, then Fairbanks Air Service, and with the Everts family since 1973.
N4444Z_5-8-10_ANC.jpg
366 viewsAirline: Rust's Flying ServiceType: Dehavilland DHC-2 BeaverRegistration: N4444ZAirport: Lake HoodCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 8, 2010Rusts began operations in 1963 and has continuously grown its fleet. Today Rusts and K2 Aviation are based at Lake Hood and Talkeetna, Alaska. The 2 airlines operate passenger and cargo flights around the region as well as a number of sightseeing services.
N305SF_Palmer_5-9-10.jpg
353 viewsAirline: Majestic AirlinesType: Douglas DC-3Registration: N305SFAirport: PAQCity: PalmerState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 9, 2010Originally delivered to the USAAF in 1943 she served in North Africa and also participated in the D-Day efforts. She arrived in Alaska in 1996 for to work for Majestic Airlines. Following the death of the owner in 2001 the aircraft was sold, but for whatever reason is still in a stored condition at Palmer.
N151_ANC.jpg
414 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N151Airport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 10, 2010Great angle of N151 as she banks slightly right with crosswinds as she departs Anchorage. Strangely enough the same registration was worn by another DC-6 as N151 but was written off while landing on a gravel strip in Alaska in minus 35 degree temperatures.
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436 viewsAirline: Northern Air CargoType: Boeing 737-200Registration: N320DLAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 8, 2010Flying strictly cargo with the original Delta airlines 1984 delivery registration. Northern Air once flew the largest DC-6 fleet in the world up until their removal in 2008 and now just a fleet of three 737-200's and a sole ATR-42 comprise the fleet. Northern Air Cargo, established in 1956, is currently a wholly owned subsidiary of Saltchuk Resource Corporation. The Northern Air Cargo family of companies offer scheduled and charter cargo services throughout Alaska and North America as well as aircraft maintenance and ground handling services.
N568AS_-800_land_5-14-10.jpg
353 viewsAirline: Alaska AirlinesType: Boeing 737-800Registration: N568ASAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Alaska Airlines launched daily service between Sacramento and Kahului, Maui on March 26, 2010. To mark the occasion, passengers boarded the "Follow Apolo to Hawaii" plane, a specially-themed Boeing 737 highlighting the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a Maui vacation for two with the celebrated short-track speed skater.

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315 viewsAirline: Alaska Air CargoType: Boeing 737-400Registration: N709ASAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 10, 2010
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322 viewsAirline: Alaska airlinesType: Boeing 737-400Registration: N792ASAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 10, 2010Salmon-Thirty-Salmon took 24 days and half a million dollars to paint. Paid for by the Alaska fisheries marketing board to promote the Alaskan seafood industry. This reminds me of a story I heard. Alaska had pulled out their newly painted Salmon 737 and another airline had purposely flown their Shamu "killer whale" to park at the gate next to the Salmon to mock them with a whale and its prey!
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