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N96264_start-up.jpg
394 viewsAirline: NEPTUNE AVIATIONType: P2V-5FRegistration: N96264Airport: LMTCity: KLAMATH FALLSState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Nothing like a clean starting R-3350 to give you an idea how inefficient the engine oil usage is on these large radial engines. The jet engine on each wing has a hydraulic driven inlet door that closes when not in use so the turbines do not windmill inflight causing bearing failure.
N836D_TO-roll_11-18-11_copy.jpg
Eastern DC-7 N836D at Charlotte442 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Gear free of the pavement the first signs of a potential engine problem can be seen. The engines all seemed to be producing the required power and there was no audible sign of anything out of the ordinary when the seven passed by.
N836D_takeoff_with_watermark.jpg
503 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Positive rate gear up as number three starts to lose oil on runway 18L and causes the crew to abort the flight, feather the number three prop, and route back to the airfield.
N836D_smoking3_11-18-11_copy.jpg
498 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Still climbing but now with a heavier stream of oil leaking from number three engine. Soon after the tower alerted Douglas 836D of the situation and the crew responded with a request to return to the field.
N836D_feathered_prop_11-18-11_copy.jpg
416 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Returning to the field with number three feathered due to loss of oil pressure. Passengers on the flight back to Opa Locka had to rebook a flight on a local airline or find another form of transportation back to Florida.
N451CE_5-5-11.jpg
423 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011After 20 minutes the DC-6 is loaded with fuel or heating oil and the crew has enough time for a last minute weather check and a cup of java before the first morning flight gets under way.
N500UA_running.jpg
422 viewsAirline: Universal airlinesType: DC-6Registration: N500UAAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011Running all four after pre-oiling the radials. This six and another N600UA will be used on a summer contract hauling fish throughout Alaska.
N451CE_takeoff_front_crop.jpg
351 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011Well in the air at halfway down the 7830 foot runway. Destination Port Alsworth loaded with 4400 gallons of heating oil.
The final resting place for local Alaskans makes for an ear splitting roar as 451 rattles the gravestones in the cemetary where this shot was taken.
HC-CHM_A318.jpg
389 viewsAirline: Lan ChileType: Airbus A318Registration: HC-CHMAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Not an easy shot; a head-on view with all the spoilers and slats deployed as this 318 exits the runway.
N836D_fire_1-14-11.jpg
364 viewsAirline: EasternType: Douglas DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 14, 2011Shot at just the right time to catch some Wright R-3350 raw fuel and oil catch fire while the crew starts all four engines after pre-oiling them.
N28AA_right_engine_Apr2010.jpg
291 viewsAirline: Candler Field ExpressType: DC-3Registration: N28AAAirport: CCOCity: NewnanState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: April 16, 2010Nothing more pleasurable than sitting in your old leather aircraft seat and looking out at a spinning prop. Taxiing down towards runway 14 at Newnan. If you can see the panel just behind the carb scoop with the 3 quick snap fasteners, that is the panel you open to service the oil.
N70BF_front_ATL_2007.jpg
297 viewsAirline: Florida Air TransportType: DC-6Registration: N70BFAirport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: September 7, 2007Special Delta airlines charter to carry Boeing 767 aircraft jacks from Atlanta to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic where a cargo 767 was grounded with an unscheduled gear change. There was just bearly enough room on the six for 3 jacks and several barrels of 5606 oil.
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