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N836D_water_canon_11-18-11_copy.jpg
1334 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Entering the Charlotte museum ramp area as the local fire trucks water cannon salute the DC-7 with Captain Sullenberg and F/O Skiles on board. Charlotte museum is home to the "Miracle on the Hudson" A-320 airframe that ditched after bird strikes to both engines.
N2871G_Jeffco_taxi.jpg
412 viewsAirline: Hawkins and Powers AviationType: Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer Registration: N2871GAirport: JEFFCOCity: BroomsfieldState: ColoradoCountry: USADate Taken: 2002-2003 seasonOne of the rare airframes that flew fire missions was this four engined heavy tanker 121 in its own unique paint scheme.
N7919C,N1377K,N1036F.jpg
431 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.
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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.
N743AX_MIA.jpg
342 viewsAirline: AmerijetType: Boeing 767-200Registration: N743AXAirport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 2011Amerijet has long been known for a consistent fleet of Boeing 727-200's and has recently aquired 767 equipment and has kept the same paint scheme which looks good on the larger airframe.
N974DL_11-27-10.jpg
352 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.
N96358_FAI_engines_5-14-10.jpg
421 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Brooks Fuel keeps a clean aircraft. Now becoming the world's only DC-4 cargo company Brooks' has aquired several airframes with N3054V seen of the wing which is stricly a cargo ship. We sit letting the engines warm up just before our fuel flight to Shungnak.
N9056R_5-8-10_ANC.jpg
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.
N7780B_FAI_static_5-12-10.jpg
327 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N7780BAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 12, 2010In the Everts world of 1950's design with maintenance far into the jet age, after thousands of turbine airframes have been scrapped, several relics of the past continue beyond the foreseen future!
Graveyard_FAI_5-11-10.jpg
357 viewsAirline: Everts AirType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N/AAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 11, 2010Everts lineup of doomed airframes being scavenged for parts. Perhaps some will eventually be saved as some may be timed out or reached the end of the airframe hours before an expensive full overhaul is needed, a minimum 2 million dollars, hence for now most will sit derelict.
N9056R_ANC_TO_5-10-10.jpg
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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307 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.
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386 viewsAirline: CargoluxType: Boeing 747Registration: LX-GCVAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009Runway 35 departure with an array of aircraft derelict on the East side of the airfield. An F-100, F-27's, and an ex. Tame 727 airframe.
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323 viewsAirline: Air AlgerieType: Boeing 737Registration: 7T-VKCAirport: FRACity: FrankfurtState: N/ACountry: GermanyDate Taken: 2009First flight August 8, 2005. Air Algerie has a fleet of 16 737's. This one departs Frankfurt's runway 18. This is one of the best shooting spots anywhere. It's from a public area and you are basically about as close to the runway as the taxiway would be.
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335 viewsAirline: Jade CargoType: Boeing 747Registration: B-2423Airport: FRACity: FrankfurtState: N/ACountry: GermanyDate Taken: 2009Jade Cargo International Company Ltd. was founded in October 2004 as a joint venture between Shenzhen Airlines (51%), Lufthansa Cargo AG (25%) and the German development finance institute DEG-Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (24%). The Company's headquarter is located in Shenzhen (SZX), a fast-growing industrial hub in Pearl River Delta of Guangdong province in China. The airline currently has around 390 employees.
Jade Cargo International started flight operations in August 2006 and operates currently a fleet of six B747-400ERFs (Extended Range Freighter).
P4-EAS_FRA_2009.jpg
305 viewsAirline: Air AstanaType: Boeing 757Registration: P4-EASAirport: FRACity: FrankfurtState: N/ACountry: GermanyDate Taken: 2009Delivered October 11, 2003 to Air Astana which is from the country of Kazakstan. Originally delivered to the German airline LTU in 1998.
VN-A149_FRA_2009.jpg
327 viewsAirline: Vietnam Type: Boeing 777-200ERRegistration: VN-A149Airport: FRACity: FrankfurtState: N/ACountry: GermanyDate Taken: 2009First flew on May 13, 2005 this triple flies alongside ten other B-777 aircraft in the Vietnam fleet.
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336 viewsAirline: Air DolomitiType: Embraer 195Registration: I-ADJNAirport: FRACity: FrankfurtState: N/ACountry: GermanyDate Taken: September 2009Believe it or not this is shot from a public viewing area of the departures on runway 18. I don't think there are any shooting areas this close to a runway in the US.
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291 viewsAirline: HerpaType: DC-3Registration: N143DAirport: 6A2City: GriffinState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: 2008View looking through cockpit window at Griffin runway. You can see the other DC-3's at the airport. In the center is the oldest DC-3 airframe in existence, N133D. Moving to the left is N28AA. And to the right is N173RD which is a famous DC-3 as having been sponsored to fly around the world in 1986.
D-ACFA_FRA_2009.jpg
301 viewsAirline: EurowingsType: BAE-146-200Registration: D-ACFAAirport: FRACity: FrankfurtState: N/ACountry: GermanyDate Taken: 2009Manufacturers s/n 2200 delivered to Eurowings on October 17, 2004. First flew September 2, 1991.
TC-SKG_FRA_2009.jpg
286 viewsAirline: SkyType: Boeing 737-300Registration: TC-SKGAirport: FRACity: FrankfurtState: n/aCountry: GermanyDate Taken: 2009Seconds before pushback "Gold" was delivered April 14, 2006 to Sky. Previous registrations: Olympic SX-BKK, Carnival Airlines N404KW, and Cayman Airways VR-CAA.
ZS-SNF_FRA_2009.jpg
299 viewsAirline: South African AirwaysType: Airbus 340-600Registration: ZS-SNFAirport: FRACity: FrankfurtState: n/aCountry: GermanyDate Taken: 2009SAA just after pushback from the gates at Frankfurt. First flight December 3, 2003.
A6-EYN_FRA_2009.jpg
312 viewsAirline: Etihad AirwaysType: Airbus 330-200Registration: A6-EYNAirport: FRACity: FrankfurtState: n/aCountry: GermanyDate Taken: 2009Delivered to Etihad Airways on June 18, 2007. She wears the Formula 1 Gran Prix sticker.
A7-AFM_FRA_2009.jpg
310 viewsAirline: QatarType: Airbus A330-200Registration: A7-AFMAirport: FRACity: FrankfurtState: n/aCountry: GermanyDate Taken: 2009Delivered to Qatar on September 7, 2004 as Airbus Serial number 616.
B-6123_FRA_2009.jpg
296 viewsAirline: China Eastern Type: Airbus A-330-200Registration: B-6123Airport: FRACity: FrankfurtState: n/aCountry: GermanyDate Taken: 2009Delivered to China Eastern on March 28, 2006. Airbus departs runway 7L.
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