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384 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N7780BAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 12, 2010Characteristic landing of the four engine propliners is the pulling back of the yoke to keep the nose high thereby losing airspeed and rollout length. The elevators can be seen angled up in this shot.
297 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N9056RAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 10, 2010Another pristine propliner lumbers into Anchorage. Now the largest DC-6 operator in the world with 10 active aircraft based in Alaska.
334 viewsAirline: Canyon AirType: Convair 440Registration: N202RAAirport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: October 29, 2009This Convair had "Canyon Air" titles applied only to this side for some movie. The titles were removed several days later and the aircraft has been flown out of the country to a new owner. A rare shot indeed!
300 viewsAirline: unknownType: Douglas DC-3Registration: N12BAAirport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: October 29, 2009This old cargo DC-3 was one of two DC-3's used in a flying sequence in the James Bond film, "Quantum Of Solace" by United Artists in 2008.
299 viewsAirline: Poly FiberType: DC-3Registration: N28AAAirport: inflightCity: NewnanState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: August 2009Scenic inflight view of Georgia out the forward window of the Gooneybird. You can see the red fuel caps on the inboard wing section. Also not easily seen is the landing light panel near center of this photo. This panel prevents the landing light from shining into the crews eyes when they look back to see. Another recent addition to a few propliners is the placement of a convex mirror on the panel to allow the pilot to see any evidence of an increasing engine or exhaust stack fire.
321 viewsAirline: Lance Toland IsuranceType: DC-3Registration: N173RDAirport: Griffin SpaldingCity: GriffinState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: 2008This DC-3 is titled Everlast on the right side and Algonquin Airlines on the left side. This is one of several active DC-3's in Griffin. This DC-3 flew around the world in 1986 as C-FGXW to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the DC-3 and the World's Fair on Transportation and Communication held in Vancouver. It departed on its two month journey from Vancouver on June 10, 1986. The story of this journey is told in Propliner issue No.28.
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