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two_DC-7s_8-09-12.jpg
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.
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.
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.
N62297_ALM_TO.jpg
406 viewsAirline: Aero UnionType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N62297Airport: ALMCity: AlamagordoState: New MexicoCountry: USADate Taken: 2002-2003 seasonThe only Aero Union DC-4 every to carry the same livery as the P-2 Orions. This aircraft was later sold to Buffalo Air cargo in Canada. Station at ALM was a turbo DC-3, DC-6, DC-4, P-2, P-3, and a Sikorsy Skycrane.
AEE-301_land.jpg
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.
AN-202_land-gap.jpg
347 viewsAirline: Ecuadorian NavyType: CASA CN-235Registration: AN-202Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Rare sight to see and this is my first sighting of an active CASA CN-235. Now it is a regular visitor into Quito; works for me!
Z-BVT_takeoff.jpg
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.
N335UP_land-gap.jpg
370 viewsAirline: United Parcel ServiceType: Boeing 767-300Registration: N335UPAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Rare to see a 767 into Quito. Normally UPS brings a Boeing 757 aircraft with almost daily service.
LX-LCV_12-23-10.jpg
387 viewsAirline: CargoluxType: Boeing 747-400Registration: LX-LCVAirport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: December 23, 2010Rare angle shot for Atlanta is this takeoff angle which actually is a landing go-around. The only thing better would be a gear up go-around.
NC13711_DC-2_ramp.jpg
423 viewsAirline: TWAType: DC-2Registration: N13711Airport: SQICity: Rock FallsState: IllinoisCountry: USADate Taken: July 26, 2010A private time with a rare aircraft during this early morning shoot. Between 7 and 9am the ramp became inundated with various photographers from around the world here to catch the great rays, clear skies, and vintage machines!
DC-2_nose.jpg
389 viewsAirline: TWAType: DC-2Registration: NC12411Airport: SQICity: Rock FallsState: IllinoisCountry: USADate Taken: July 25th, 2010Distinctive nose section of one of the rare Douglas DC-2 aircraft still flyable in TWA colors. You can see the thinner fuselage compared to the DC-3. This DC-2 was the highlight ship of the show, actually left ahead of the DC-3 formation.
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382 viewsAirline: N/AType: DC-3 C-47Registration: N/AAirport: SQICity: Rock FallsState: IllinoisCountry: USADate Taken: July 26, 2010Rare view these days! A few of the 27 Douglas DC-3's that showed up at Whiteside County airport in the middle of corn fields for the 75th anniversary DC-3 celebration called "The Last Time".
NC13711_7-26-10.jpg
391 viewsAirline: Seattle Museum of Flight - based VNYType: DC-2Registration: NC13711Airport: SQICity: Rock FallsState: IllinoisCountry: USADate Taken: July 26, 2010A special visitor to "The Last Time" was TWA DC-2 piloted by Clay Lacy. This Douglas DC-2 is one of only two examples remaining in the world. The aircraft has a MGTOW of only 19,200 pounds, and is flown normally around 14,000 pounds. It holds 600 gallons of fuel, and can remain airborne for almost 8 hours. The aircraft has rarely been seen in flight at any airshows since 1985, and has never been to Oshkosh for AirVenture.
N28AA_2009.jpg
285 viewsAirline: Candler Field ExpressType: DC-3Registration: N28AAAirport: GA2City: WilliamsonState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: September 17, 2009New titles were applied to this three. It used to be Poly Fiber and now represents the owners museum which has several biplanes and is going to be modelled after the original Atlanta airport, Candler Field, before Hartzfield appeared.
N836D_PDK_August_2004.jpg
346 viewsAirline: Legendary AirlinersType: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: PDKCity: DeKalb-Peachtree State: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: August 2004Rare shot of this 33 year MSP resident that has been restored to flying condition for the ferry flight from MSP-OPF.
N202RA_OPA_1-14-2010.jpg
296 viewsAirline: Vision AirType: Convair 440Registration: N/AAirport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: December 14, 2010Rare is this Vision air Convair that has not yet been registered but looks to be the ex. Renoun Aviation Convair N202RA.
N864DA_1-15-2010_MIA.jpg
307 viewsAirline: DeltaType: Boeing 777-200Registration: N864DAAirport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: December 15, 2010Part of the expanded Delta service into Miami in support of the Haiti earthquake relief effort. Rare to see a Delta 777 in Miami!
C-99A_2520_2009_TO.jpg
317 viewsAirline: Brasil air forceType: Embraer C-99ARegistration: 2520Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009Brasil has a few of these C-99a's. This one made a rare visit to Quito. Making a long takeoff staying low enough for a great shot!
FAE739-HC-BEY_2009.jpg
306 viewsAirline: Fuerza Aérea EcuatorianaType: British Aerospace BAe-748 Registration: HC-BEYAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009One of the rarest aircraft in Quito is the few operated by the air force. They are slated to be replaced with a more modern aircraft but when that will happen is anybody's guess.
Brasil_ERJ_UIO_2009.jpg
360 viewsAirline: Forca Aerea BrasileiraType: C-99A ERJRegistration: 2520Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009We got lucky to see this rare visit from the Brasil air force. Awesome view of the Quito neighborhoods in the background.
FAE620-UIO-2009.jpg
428 viewsAirline: Fuerza Aérea EcuatorianaType: Boeing 727-200Registration: FAE620Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009I was told that TAME airlines had retired their 727 aircraft so I was pleasantly surprised to see them in a rare hybrid Tame/Air force title sceme! Not sure if they ever will retire their 727-100's but I was told the Tame will be repainted in their usual grey air force colors very soon.
N741WA_UIO_2008.jpg
370 viewsAirline: WorldType: Boeing 747-400Registration: N741WAAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EquadorDate Taken: December 2008This was a welcome treat to see a rare 747-400 visit into Quito. ----------------------------------------------------------------
N905DA_ATL_11-19-09.jpg
297 viewsAirline: DeltaType: MD-90Registration: N905DAAirport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: 11/19/09Another rare aircraft in the US airlines' fleets. Delta has 16 MD-90's and is the only US airline flying them. It has also purchased a few more from a far East airlines. Fleet simplification isn't easy when you own 29 different aircraft types.
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311 viewsAirline: DeltaType: Boeing 757Registration: N610DLAirport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: 11/19/09Seen in the revised titles. Delta changed from pink titles to blue titles. The previous example can be seen here: http://aircraftphotography.net/photoalbum/displayimage.php?pos=-841
This 757 was previously operated for Song airlines (Delta low cost subsidiary) and painted in a Pink Song livery, which was a rare sight as it only flew for a few months before being repainted in this Pink Delta Awareness for Breast Cancer scheme.
N610DL_land_017_pinkDelta.jpg
312 viewsAirline: Delta Type: Boeing 757Registration: N610DLAirport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: unknownFrom a kodachrome 64 slide I took prior to Delta changing the pink titles to Blue titles as seen in this photo: http://aircraftphotography.net/photoalbum/displayimage.php?pos=-880
This 757 was previously operated for Song airlines (Delta low cost subsidiary) and painted in a Pink Song livery, which was a rare sight as it only flew for a few months before being repainted in this Pink Delta Awareness for Breast Cancer scheme.
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