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HC-CEX_land.jpg
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!
HC-BEY_closeup.jpg
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.
N598FE_ANC_5-8-10.jpg
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.
N6174C_ANC_front_5-10-10.jpg
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.
HL7483_ANC_5-8-10.jpg
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.
ANC_5-8-10.jpg
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.
E-170_taxi_2009.jpg
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.
HK-4354_takeoff_UIO.jpg
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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