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N451CE_nose_.jpg
392 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011The success of Everts Air Fuel is largely due to the dependable Pratt n' Whitney design and widespread use both during wartime and civilian airline service. Both the C-46 and DC-6 use the R-2800 engine.
N451CE_land_5-5-11.jpg
413 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 5, 2011Everts bases a DC-6 and a C-46 in Kenai and they fly M-F usual 2 or 3 runs a day for each. Today the C-46 is down as the captain who is also rated on the EMB-120 is now in Fairbanks flying the Brasilia on a charter run. Good news is he will be back to fly the Curtiss Friday and I'll be there too.
Me_at_open_C-46_window.jpg
383 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Curtiss C-46FRegistration: N1822MAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: MAY 6, 2011"Ella" lets me grab her controls being more gentle than usual due to her great looks but ageing airframe. Thanks to the Evert's base operations manager who took this shot and put up with me for 2 days.
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392 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Curtiss C-46FRegistration: N1822MAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: MAY 6, 2011Sitting in the roomy crew seat and looking out through the plentiful supply of windows it would be hard not to enjoy flying this old bird in such a beautiful state!
N1822M_taxi.jpg
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.
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.
N54514_5-8-10_ANC.jpg
396 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Curtiss C-46 CommandoRegistration: N54514Airport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 8, 2010Everts has several C-46's and two are in full colors. "Maid in Japan" is currently based in Anchorage amd "Dumbo" in Fairbanks.
N151_ANC_land_5-10-10.jpg
362 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N151Airport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 10, 2010N151 became familiar as I shot it here in Anchorage Monday and unexpectedly I seen it landing in Fairbanks on Thursday evening. More than likely a maintenance repositioning as N251CE took off later probably to replace the open cargo position out of Anchorage. Everts used to fly a C-46 or DC-6 every night for a mail run ANC-FAI-ANC years ago but it seems to have stopped.
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360 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N/AAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 11, 2010Great aerial view of the Anchorage Everts Air ramp space showing the typical aircraft based there daily. One of the sixes is taxiing and will swing a 270 degree right turn and rest alongside the C-46 and Brasilia. On the Saturday and Monday I was there they conducted six flights a day with the DC-6's and the C-46 was scheduled for about twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday.
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