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434 viewsAirline: Butler AviationType: DC-7BRegistration: N838D, N401USAirport: MFRCity: MedfordState: OregonCountry: USADate Taken: August 9, 2012Rare sight as I snapped the shutter quickly when I seen tanker 60 outbound and 62 inbound as they pass to the North of Roxy Ann Peak at about 2,500 feet just 3 miles NE of the airfield.
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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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498 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.
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494 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.
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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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420 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.
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396 viewsAirline: Universal airlinesType: DC-6Registration: N500UAAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011Kenai is definitely a haven for Pratt and Whitney R-2800 engines and another example is coughing to life about to begin the busy fish hauling season throughout the Alaskan Peninsula.
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392 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011The success of Everts Air Fuel is largely due to the dependable Pratt n' Whitney design and widespread use both during wartime and civilian airline service. Both the C-46 and DC-6 use the R-2800 engine.
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413 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 5, 2011Everts bases a DC-6 and a C-46 in Kenai and they fly M-F usual 2 or 3 runs a day for each. Today the C-46 is down as the captain who is also rated on the EMB-120 is now in Fairbanks flying the Brasilia on a charter run. Good news is he will be back to fly the Curtiss Friday and I'll be there too.
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362 viewsAirline: Universal airlinesType: DC-6Registration: N500UAAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011Early morning as the props drown out any sounds of the Era turboprop arrivals. Era and Grant Aviation are the airlines serving Kenai.
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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.
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373 viewsAirline: Legendary Airliners - Eastern Type: Douglas DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: N/ACity: inflightState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 15, 2011B&W rendition as we cruise heading 180 along South Florida's coastline at 500 feet. It's an amazingly well restored DC-7 that once sat in Minneapolis, Minnesota for 33 years before taking to the air again.
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362 viewsAirline: Florida Air TransportType: DC-4, C-54ERegistration: N460WA, N70BFAirport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 2011Still in service is a newly aquired C-54 N460WA and DC-6 N70BF which is now sporting a new Pan Am style stripe and is aptly named,"Clipper Freedom". She doesn't have titles or a tail logo yet but that is the future plan.
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390 viewsAirline: EasternType: Douglas DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: inflightCity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 15, 2011Making our turn around the South tip of Key Biscayne, specifically the lighthouse at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park. We continue North back towards Opa Locka airport. Dedicated to the late Brian Gustafson who loved ole' props and lighthouses... This shot is for you Brian!
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404 viewsAirline: EasternType: Douglas DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: inflightCity: N/AState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 15, 2011A good view of some passing condominiums at the 4700 block of Miami beach that look close to our 500 foot height at roughly 200 knots.
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379 viewsAirline: Conair Type: General Dynamics Convair 580Registration: C-FKFAAirport: PAQCity: PalmerState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 9, 2010Conair sold several DC-6's to Everts in Alaska and still has a few active alongside a fleet of Convair 580 turboprops. Conair is a Canadian based company and has a contract to base an aircraft at Palmer and Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
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371 viewsAirline: Bush Air CargoType: Douglas DC-3Registration: N777YAAirport: PAQCity: PalmerState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 9, 2010Previously flown as Woods Air Cargo, this DC-3 has kept the same paint scheme and only the first name is different. Palmer has several DC-3's still in service.
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399 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 11, 2010Sporting a brand new livery is this Fueler that for many years flew with a common but yet attractive white/grey scheme with a black cheatline, similar to the look of the USAF and Navy livery. The black cord running above the wings is a safety item used on the ground for attaching a harness when mechanics do wing walking.
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411 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 11, 2010Perhaps the only Everts aircraft that will ever wear this new blue top yellow striped scheme.
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382 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N555SQAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 11, 2010Everts has plenty of room for two aircraft fitting comfortably with floor space to work the removed flight controls and engines.
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396 viewsAirline: Frontier AlaskaType: Cessna 208Registration: N303GVAirport: PAGHCity: ShungnakState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010This aircraft landed, dropped off a few passengers, then took off while our DC-4 sat unloading fuel.
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446 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Lining up for the 11,800 foot runway 2L at Fairbanks. A far cry from the short gravel strip we departed from at Shungnak!
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421 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Brooks Fuel keeps a clean aircraft. Now becoming the world's only DC-4 cargo company Brooks' has aquired several airframes with N3054V seen of the wing which is stricly a cargo ship. We sit letting the engines warm up just before our fuel flight to Shungnak.
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403 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Brooks Fuel delivers petroleum products to rural communities and miners using the Douglas DC-4 Skymasters. Currently with aircraft N96358 used for fuel hauling and N3054V as a cargo ship. Brooks Fuel has been in business since 1986.
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410 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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