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409 viewsAirline: Butler AviationType: DC-7BRegistration: N838DAirport: MFRCity: MedfordState: OregonCountry: USADate Taken: August 9, 2012Taxiing out to depart about 7:15pm as the sun begins to set behind the mountain range to the West this DC-7 will drop one last time before routing back to the base at Medford. Thanks for stopping by!
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381 viewsAirline: TAMEType: Embraer E-170Registration: unknownAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Because of the surrounding mountain ranges the airport gets foggy in the mornings and sometimes the dewpoint changes very little throughout the day offering nice vortices.
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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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395 viewsAirline: TAMEType: Embraer E-170Registration: HC-CEXAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Always an interesting shot when the morning light and the fog hangs around the mountains. Plus you don't even have to leave the hotel room!
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350 viewsAirline: Ecuadorian Air ForceType: HS-748 AvroRegistration: HC-BEYAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Close-up shot of landing HS-748 with nice backdrop view of mountains on West side of the airfield.
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409 viewsAirline: FedexType: MD-11Registration: N598FEAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 8, 2010Originally delivered to American airlines in 1993 as N1766A and purchased by Fedex in 2002.
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413 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: N/ACity: Yukon-Koyukuk territory State: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Typical view from the left seat of the Skymaster's flight deck. Trucking along with 3,400 gallons of unleaded gasoline at 6,500 feet AGL as we pass mountain peaks of up to 5,000 feet. Temperature at our departure from Fairbanks was about 60 degrees Fahrenheit but our destination of Shungnak 1.5 hours Northwest was reading 43 degrees.
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397 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: N/ACity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Lumbering skyward between the mountain ranges surrounding Fairbanks airport we are greated with a warm sunny flying day in Alaska.
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350 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N6174CAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 10, 2010Although shooting from outside the fence offers excellent elevated views, there are a couple areas that allow interesting possibilties like this one. If you look above the DC-6 right wing you can see the control tower for Anchorage's downtown airport, Merrill Field which is 6 nautical miles Northeast.
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407 viewsAirline: Korean Air CargoType: Boeing 747-400Registration: HL7483Airport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 8, 2010Converted exactly two years ago to a freighter from KAL's previous passenger configuration.
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377 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N151Airport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 8, 2010Telephoto shot showing a DC-6 taxiing out from the Everts ramp with downtown Anchorage and the Chugach mountain range in the background.
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317 viewsAirline: LanType: Boeing 767-300Registration: CC-CZYAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009Nice view of the dwellings located on Quito's West side on the Pichincha mountain range and an extremely large winglet. The winglets will reduce fuel usage by approximately 450,000 gallons per year and decrease CO2 emissions for each aircraft by five percent.
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344 viewsAirline: TameType: Embraer 170Registration: N/AAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009Quito's elevation of 9,186 feet makes for long rollouts and slow climbouts for the older jets. Most will bank right after takeoff on R35 to avoid the nearby Mirador mountain range. You can see how the clouds hang around the mountains making a clearing attempt dangerous.
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362 viewsAirline: Fuerza AĆ©rea EcuatorianaType: Boeing 727-200Registration: FAE620Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009Beautiful to see and hear these stage three engines again on such a dynamic aircraft! Great view of the mountain in back that force all departures on a slight right turn after departure.
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363 viewsAirline: Lineas Aereas SuramericanasType: Boeing 727 Registration: HK-4354Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EquadorDate Taken: 2008Excellent old aircraft with an awesome backdrop of Equatorian mountains. This aircraft does an occasional flight for Cubana into Havana, Cuba. Too bad they retired the 727-100's.
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