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N401US_front_approach.jpg
460 viewsAirline: Erickson Aero TankersType: DC-7BRegistration: N401USAirport: RDMCity: RedmondState: OregonCountry: USAApproaching from downwind and the South to line up for the runway 22 at Roberts Field.
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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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398 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.
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361 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.
N451CE_approach.jpg
350 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011This the only Everts aircraft in the newest paint scheme and quite possibly the only one due to controversial reaction from employees. It was challenging but I finally made it to Kenai and captured some great action in perfect sun. Ship 451 returns about 2pm and readies again for one more trip.
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390 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.
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394 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.
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392 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.
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383 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.
N41527_1-13_approach.jpg
358 viewsAirline: Miami Air LeaseType: Convair 440Registration: N41527Airport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 13, 2011Inbound with an empty cargo bay this Convair has been around South Florida for over 15 years on and off hauling freight to the Bahamas. Previous owners: Geo Air and Air Safaris.
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355 viewsAirline: Miami Air LeaseType: Convair 440Registration: N41527Airport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 13, 2011Regular flights out of Opa Locka a few times a week, I caught her in the afternoon returning from the Bahamas which is about a one hour flight.
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397 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.
N974DL_11-27-10.jpg
355 viewsAirline: DeltaType: MD-80Registration: N974DLAirport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: November 27, 2010I posted this shot just to show the large amount of birds that were seen overflying the airport approaches. There must be over 100 birds in the frame migrating to the South.
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372 viewsAirline: HawaiianType: Boeing 767-300Registration: N585HAAirport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2010Great approach shots are possible without any police hassle as you can see here.
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414 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Settling down on runway 2 left after a smooth flight from Shungnak. This DC-4 has proven itself now for over 60 years. I actually shot photos and video of this aircraft during Florida's forest fires in 1998 at Lake City.
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353 viewsAirline: Asiana CargoType: Boeing 747Registration: HL7413Airport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 9, 2010Famous green lamp marker near end of runway on Point Woronzof Road on the airport perimeter.
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368 viewsAirline: Candler Field ExpressType: DC-3Registration: N28AAAirport: CCOCity: NewnanState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: April 16, 2010Sporting new Candler Field titles N28AA approaches V2 speed at about the 2,000 foot mark.
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308 viewsAirline: HerpaType: DC-3Registration: N143DAirport: 6A2City: Griffin-SpaldingState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: April 23, 2007View of Griffin airport as we overfly for the downwind approach to runway 14. If you look closely you can see three DC-3's on the field. N28AA on the left, N133D, and N173RD on the right facing away. The airframe N133D is the oldest Dc-3 in existence.
HC-CID_close_landing_2009.jpg
313 viewsAirline: TameType: Airbus A-320Registration: HC-CIDAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009Shot from the perimeter fence as Tame's newest colors A-320 screams overhead. It is quite common for aircraft to miss approaches and hold due to morning clouds hanging over the city obscuring the airport view.
HS-748_approach_UIO_2009.jpg
342 viewsAirline: Fuerza AĆ©rea EcuatorianaType: British Aerospace BAe-748 Registration: FAE743Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009Angled downward on the usual steep attitude of the 748. Quito is a city filled with sounds of horns, whistles, and old screaming aircraft engines. Still amazing to hear the crackle of those 737-200 engines as they power for takeoff. I remember that sound I used to hear when I was a child visiting my grandparents in the neighborhoods of Chicago Midway airport.
LAS_727_approach_2009.jpg
316 viewsAirline: Lineas Aereas Suramericanas Type: Boeing 727-200Registration: HK-Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009Doing two flights a day into Quito from Columbia and also one flight on Saturday substituting the Cubana TU-154.
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356 viewsAirline: USCG "Clearwater" Type: Lockheed C-130Registration: 1500Airport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: October 29, 2009First time I've seen a Coast Guard C-130 landing at Opa Locka. I was in Miami Lakes at the Publix parking lot when I shot this aircraft on approach along with a DC-3.
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