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B-LJE_8-15-13.jpg
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.
N572UP_August_15.jpg
538 viewsAirline: UPSType: Boeing 747-400Registration: N572UPAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 15, 2013Great vantage point when you stand on the hill overlooking the new taxiway and they taxi across the active to the departure end of runway 33.
N100CE.jpg
456 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 as N51599. Prior owner was USAF s/n 53-3291 operated by VR-52 Willow Grove.
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.
N321DL_8-13-13.jpg
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.
B-LJE_11-12-12.jpg
439 viewsAirline: Cathay PacificType: Boeing 747-800Registration: B-LJEAirport: LAXCity: Los AngelesState: CaliforniaCountry: USADate Taken: November 12, 2012New jet and produced as strictly a cargo aircraft. These are so much quieter than a 747-400.
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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.
B-2425_8-15-13_ANC.jpg
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.
HL-7610_ANC_8-13-13.jpg
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.
N401US_nose_running.jpg
410 viewsAirline: Butler AviationType: DC-7BRegistration: N401USAirport: MFRCity: MedfordState: OregonCountry: USADate Taken: August 9, 2012It's great to see an old airliner in use still with plexiglass windows not blocked out like most ageing cargo planes were. Below you can see the retardant hose that is fed up to the aircraft with the help of small wheeled dollies.
N62297_ALM_TO.jpg
409 viewsAirline: Aero UnionType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N62297Airport: ALMCity: AlamagordoState: New MexicoCountry: USADate Taken: 2002-2003 seasonThe only Aero Union DC-4 every to carry the same livery as the P-2 Orions. This aircraft was later sold to Buffalo Air cargo in Canada. Station at ALM was a turbo DC-3, DC-6, DC-4, P-2, P-3, and a Sikorsy Skycrane.
N7919C,N1377K,N1036F.jpg
433 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: DC-6Registration: N7919C, N1377K, N1036FAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 4, 2011A grim reminder that nothing lasts forever. Here sits three Northern Air Cargo airframes that were aquired when NAC retired their DC-6 fleet in September 2008 after 39 years flying the type. Everts or (Tatonduk Outfitters Limited) purchased the remaining aircraft under the condition they would not be flown in direct competition to NAC routes therefore all but one aircraft have been parked for spares.
N351CE_5-4-11.jpg
399 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.

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378 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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429 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-9-33FRegistration: N930AX N932AXAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 4, 2011Two DC-9's have been painted and prepped to begin service as soon as the company completes the FAA required proving runs.
N422LA_MIA.jpg
373 viewsAirline: Florida WestType: Boeing 767-300Registration: N422LAAirport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 2011Not the usual white fuselage paint scheme but this bare metal bird shines as she did with the previous operator JAL. Florida West began all jet cargo service back in the late 1980's with 707's, then down to a sole DC-8, and now is ramping up to a couple 767's.
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364 viewsAirline: CargoluxType: Boeing 747-400Registration: LX-SCVAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Just crossing the piano keys this Cargolux is a regular visitor into Quito along with an occassional 747 from World Airways.
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371 viewsAirline: AvientType: MD-11Registration: Z-BVTAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011What a pleasant surprise to see a cargo carrier from Zimbabwe here in Ecuador!
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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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395 viewsAirline: Cubana CargoType: Tupolev 204Registration: CU-C1703Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011It was a delight to see this russian aircraft coming into Quito three times during our stay. Last visit the Cubana was substituted by a LAS cargo 727-200, which wasn't a complete let down...
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337 viewsAirline: Ecuador ArmyType: CASA C-212-400EE AviocarRegistration: AEE-301Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011The Aviocar is a turboprop-powered STOL medium transport aircraft built in Spain and Indonesia and designed for civil and military use.
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375 viewsAirline: Avient cargoType: MD-11Registration: Z-BVTAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Avient has one MD-11 and three DC-10 aircraft and is based in Zimbabwe, Africa. This is definitely not an airline you will see operating to the United States. She does a Hong Kong schedule most often.
N418LA_land_close.jpg
357 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.
N770QT_land.jpg
353 viewsAirline: Tampa Type: Boeing 767-200Registration: N770QTAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Great light on this morning cargo arrival as I step onto the balcony to shoot this ex Varig bird. Aircraft was converted to cargo and delivered to Tampa in December 2005.
N420LA_land.jpg
349 viewsAirline: Mas AirType: Boeing 767-300Registration: N420LAAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Delivered 10/26/2006 to MAS Air and leased from Caiquen Leasing. Mid-day arrival sporting a rather new set of winglets.
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