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747_lamding_sun_11-12-12.jpg
534 viewsAirline: unknownType: Boeing 747-400Registration: unknownAirport: LAXCity: Los AngelesState: CaliforniaCountry: USADate Taken: November 12, 2012Nice evening sunset light broadcasts over LAX as one departs while another lands.California
Cook_A330.jpg
1695 viewsAirline: Thomas CookType: Airbus A-330Airport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 17, 2012One of two A330's into LAS is Thomas Cook and also Hawaiian airlines.
N96264_MFR_8-09-12_noseart.jpg
407 viewsAirline: NEPTUNE AVIATIONType: P2V-5FRegistration: N96264Airport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Second out of the loading pit tanker 12 taxis out at the Medford tanker base for the 90 mile trip to the Barry fire east of Klamath Falls, OR. The Klamath tanker base was closed approx. 4:30pm for runway improvements which added another 50 miles to the one way trips.
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407 viewsAirline: Butler AviationType: DC-7BRegistration: N401USAirport: MFRCity: MedfordState: OregonCountry: USADate Taken: August 9, 2012It never gets old witnessing one of the last version of the Douglas props still earning a living. Hats off to Butler for their persistence in maintaining a fully active fleet of three DC-7's. Tanker 60,62, and 66.
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407 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!
N872MX_rare_temp_reg_MIA-2.jpg
347 viewsAirline: AerogalType: Airbus A-320Registration: N872MXAirport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 2011Rare temporary U.S. registration on this Airbus as it is being prepared for final inspection before being ferried to the new owner in Ecuador, South America. It is one of several A-320's Aerogal will use to replace its fleet of ageing 737-200's.
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411 viewsAirline: Liberty FoundationType: Boeing B-17 Flying FortressRegistration: N390TH 297849Airport: inflightCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: 2009Vintage 1944 warbird flight showing two of the four Wright Cyclone R-1820s each with 1,200 horsepower cruises over downtown Atlanta. Unfortunately on June 13, 2011 this aircraft made an emergency landing in a cornfield just after takeoff in Aurora, Illinois and was destroyed by fire. The accident happened right after the plane took off from the Aurora Municipal Airport and the plane landed in an Oswego cornfield outside Chicago.
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.
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399 viewsAirline: Neptune Aviation Inc.Type: Lockheed SP-2H NeptuneRegistration: N4235NAirport: JEFFCOCity: BroomfieldState: ColoradoCountry: USADate Taken: 2002-2003 seasonOne of my last airtanker excursions not long before the wings of the C-130A and a Privateer failed which grounded a majority of the heavy airtankers.
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410 viewsAirline: International Air ResponseType: Douglas DC-7BRegistration: N4887CAirport: 34AZCity: Gila RiverState: ArizonaCountry: USADate Taken: April 2002One of the last flights as an airtanker, this DC-7 was beginning the day with some pilot training out of a now extinct gravel strip in Chandler. I got a chance to video the takeoff and shot kodachrome slides of the landing. This kodachrome slide is scanned here with all four engines warming up. Special thanks to Woody allowing me free reign to the taxi and runway.
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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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395 viewsAirline: USAF Alaska National GuardType: KC-135RRegistration: 62-3571Airport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 4, 201162-3571-AK6102 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker of the USAF 168th ARW Alaska ANG shoots a few approaches, one touch n' go, and allows a great gear retracting opportunity captured here.
N444CE_5-4-11.jpg
363 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N444CEAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 4, 2011One of several nose art DC-6's owned by Everts and carries a bald eagle and flag with titles "Spirit of America" which was first painted in 2001.
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347 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011This the only Everts aircraft in the newest paint scheme and quite possibly the only one due to controversial reaction from employees. It was challenging but I finally made it to Kenai and captured some great action in perfect sun. Ship 451 returns about 2pm and readies again for one more trip.
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403 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 5, 2011Departing the preferred runway 1L the fueler aircraft use this runway due to the lack of any population in this direction therefore in case of emergency a ditching would be done among the flat tundra.
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354 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Curtiss C-46Registration: N1837MAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 4, 2011Climbing out of Fairbanks this 1945 model is still doing what she does best, making money and hauling fuel to those remote short field villages in Alaska.
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348 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.
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362 viewsAirline: Universal airlinesType: DC-6Registration: N170UAAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011One of Universal's three DC-6's in storage at the end of the ramp waiting for the busy fish hauling season.
N747CE_touch_FAI_nosehigh.jpg
531 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N747CEAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 13, 2010Everts has several fuel transports in there fleet of 10 actively flying DC-6's. One of the newest fuelers in the fleet burns some rubber as she keeps the nose high to shorten the runway rollout.

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344 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N747CEAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Originally delivered to the USAF on October 20, 1955 she went on to the Navy in 1964. After the Navy retired her in 1982 she was purchased by Hawkins and Powerrs as N233HP. Everts aquired her in 2006 and she looks none worse for wear while making a slight left bank before crossing the airport boundary.
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344 viewsAirline: Delta Type: Boeing 767-300Registration: N175DZAirport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: February 18, 2011Got lucky to catch this one. It was actually mostly cloudy this day and with three runways the cards were stacked against me but the spotter gods prevailed.
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343 viewsAirline: Democratic Republic of the Congo Type: Boeing 707Registration: 9Q-CLKAirport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 2011Gone are the good old days at Miami when you could see 707's and DC-8's all over the field. This suiting named tail and another 707 N88ZL were the only 7-oh's at Miami. See the inside on this website: http://www.adastron.com/707/qantas/9q-clk-refurb/9Q-CLK.htm
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335 viewsAirline: Ecuador ArmyType: CASA C-212-400EE AviocarRegistration: AEE-301Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011The Aviocar is a turboprop-powered STOL medium transport aircraft built in Spain and Indonesia and designed for civil and military use.
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373 viewsAirline: Avient cargoType: MD-11Registration: Z-BVTAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Avient has one MD-11 and three DC-10 aircraft and is based in Zimbabwe, Africa. This is definitely not an airline you will see operating to the United States. She does a Hong Kong schedule most often.
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390 viewsAirline: Air CuencaType: Boeing 737-500Registration: HC-CJBAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011This is been flying for one year into Quito and is the only aircraft of this new airline. Aircraft leased from Triton Aviation International.
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