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339 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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428 viewsAirline: NEPTUNE AVIATIONType: P2V-5F Registration: N96264Airport: LMTCity: KLAMATH FALLSState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Finally after sitting all day, around 3:45pm the smoke at the fire has lifted enough to make some drops. Unfortunately after the Convair and Neptune departed the airport closed for runway repairs... Great timing!
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412 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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379 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.
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356 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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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.
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376 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N9056RAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 8, 2010In 1956 this DC-6 flew for Canadian Pacific airlines and later became an airtanker, fitted with a large belly tank to drop fire retardent or "slury" on forest fires. It flew as a tanker for Securite Civile in France who flew several DC-6's and now fly mostly CL-215's. Later moving on to Conair,a Canadian forestry airtanker service, in 1988 for fires throughout the Providences before being purchased by Everts in 2000 as Conair has mostly transitioned to Convair 580 turboprop tankers.
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334 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N9056RAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 10, 2010In 1956 this DC-6 flew for Canadian Pacific airlines and later became an airtanker, fitted with a large belly tank to drop fire retardent or "slury" on forest fires. It flew as a tanker for Securite Civile in France who flew several DC-6's and now fly mostly CL-215's. Later moving on to Conair,a Canadian forestry airtanker service, in 1988 for fires throughout the Providences before being purchased by Everts in 2000 as Conair has mostly transitioned to Convair 580 turboprop tankers.
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296 viewsAirline: Vision AirType: Convair 440Registration: N/AAirport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: December 14, 2010Rare is this Vision air Convair that has not yet been registered but looks to be the ex. Renoun Aviation Convair N202RA.
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304 viewsAirline: Miami Air LeaseType: Convair 440Registration: N41527Airport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: October 2009Brand new colors with Miami Air Lease titles being applied. This Convair hopefully will be gracing the skies of South Florida soon!
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334 viewsAirline: Canyon AirType: Convair 440Registration: N202RAAirport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: October 29, 2009This Convair had "Canyon Air" titles applied only to this side for some movie. The titles were removed several days later and the aircraft has been flown out of the country to a new owner. A rare shot indeed!
N145GT_C-FZSO_OPA_ramp_10-29-09.jpg
360 viewsAirline: UnknownType: Convair 340Registration: N145GT Airport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: October 29, 2009Faded previous registration C-FZSO on the right rear fuselage. Hopefully this Convair will be a little more active than the rest lying at OPA.
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334 viewsAirline: IFL CargoType: Convair 580Registration: N151FLAirport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: October 29, 2009Convair C/N 51 was N4804C and flew for Delta, then went on to North central airlines with company #314 and later #514. North Central sold it to James Bay (big power company up in Canada) in June of 1976 where it flew for many years out of YUL. http://www.flytlc.com/convair_580.html
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299 viewsAirline: Beaufort County Mosquito ControlType: Convair 340Registration: N8149PAirport: Lady's Island AirportState: South CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: 2009Delivered on December 7th, 1955 to the US Navy as a R4Y-1 with s/n 141009. It operated with VR-1 at Norfolk in 1967 and operated from Naval Air Facility Mildenhall,UK in 1971. It was assigned to Guantanamo Bay on July 21, 1981 and to desert storage (MASDC, inventory number IG023) January to October 1986, while struck from the inventory on 02Feb88. On 06Jul98 it was registered for the Beaufort County Council and reconfigured to a sprayer to battle mosquitos.
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