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456 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: DC-6 / C-118ARegistration: N100CEAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 14, 2013This well restored cargo ship was purchased in 2010 from Hawkins and Powers aviation where it sat at Greybull, Wyoming for many years as N51599. Prior owner was USAF s/n 53-3291 operated by VR-52 Willow Grove.
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499 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: DC-6 / C-118ARegistration: N100CEAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 14, 2013This well restored cargo ship was purchased in 2010 from Hawkins and Powers aviation where it sat at Greybull, Wyoming for many years. Prior owner was USAF s/n 53-3291 operated by VR-52 Willow Grove.
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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.
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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.
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394 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Touching down on 18C the longest runway at Charlotte. Several fire trucks followed the seven down the taxiways to the museum. Number three engine was feathered during their circuit back to the airport.
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387 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18 2011The seven returns to the Charlotte aviation museum and parks where she is now resting in need of engine work. A friend was scheduled to be on a scenic flight on December 3rd but as of now all flights are cancelled until further notice as posted on the Historic Flight Foundation website.
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376 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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402 viewsAirline: EasternType: DC-3Registration: N18121Airport: SQICity: Rock FallsState: IllinoisCountry: USADate Taken: July 24, 2010Stunningly restored in period Eastern colors this DC-3 arrives with gazing eyes at 4:19 pm.
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416 viewsAirline: Dan Merritt and Eric ThunType: DC-3Registration: N353MM NC43XXAirport: SQICity: Rock FallsState: IllinoisCountry: USADate Taken: July 26, 2010"The Thunderbird" is a freshly restored C-53 paratrooper plane with D-day history. Current configuration is a deluxe family airliner with 19 seats. One 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".
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348 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.
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309 viewsAirline: Historic Flight FoundationType: C-45H Expediter (Beech 18)Registration: N9004ZAirport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 14, 2010Great looking restored Beech. Let's hope she remains flyable and doesn't end her days like so many other OPF residents, in a scrap pile.
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308 viewsAirline: EasternType: DC-7Registration: N836DAirport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: December 14, 2010Another great example of historic aviation is this fully restored DC-7 with an interior reminiscent of the fifties! Let's hope they can get airworthy approval to fly it to airshows soon!
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353 viewsAirline: unknownType: Beech T-34B Mentor Registration: N20MAirport: OSHCity: OshkoshState: WisconsinCountry: USADate Taken: 2009Nicely restored T-34 taxis past my camera before departing Oshkosh. Engine type: Continental Motor IO 520. The Continental O-520 is a six-cylinder, horizontally-opposed aircraft engine produced by Teledyne Continental Motors. First run in 1963 as a development of the O-346, this version (IO-520) incorporates fuel injection and produces 285-310 Horsepower.
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Candler Field Express339 viewsAirline: Poly FiberType: DC-3Registration: N28AAAirport: CCOCity: NewnanState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: August 2009Departing on the 5,500 ft. runway 32 back towards Griffin a beautifully restored time piece of aviation past still graces the skies over Georgia. She gives rides, trains pilots, and does recurrent FAA training flights. Still with a passenger interior, PSU's, bathroom, galley, seats, carpet, and curtains! She flies once or twice a week for most of the year including to a few fly-ins and Oshkosh.
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