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800 viewsAirline: Walter G. HanniType: Dehaviland Beaver DHC-2 MK.1Registration: N5162GAirport: Lake HoodCity: Anchorage State: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 15, 2013Built in 1953 powered by Pratt and Whitney R-985. Just about to lift off of Lake Hood with 8 seats available. Previous owners: US Army, Civil Air Patrol, Alaska River Safaris, and Walter G. Hanni, Anchorage, AK.
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794 viewsAirline: Cathay Pacific CargoType: Boeing 747-800Registration: B-LJEAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 15, 2013Shooting departures on R33 as they rotate about where the Tango exit and the UPS ramp exit is.
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451 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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446 viewsAirline: Northern Air CargoType: Boeing 737-200Registration: N321DLAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 13, 2013Still hauling freight Northern Air Cargo replaced their classic DC-6's with classic 737's. NAC once owned the largest fleet of DC-6's in the world before they retired them in 2011.
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453 viewsAirline: Yangtze River ExpressType: Boeing 747-400Registration: B-2432Airport: LAXCity: Los AngelesState: CaliforniaCountry: USADate Taken: November 12, 2012Year built: 1998 Construction Number (CN): 28283
Line Number (L/N): 1142 Engine Manufacturer and Model: General Electric CF6-80C2B1F
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456 viewsAirline: Korean AirlinesType: Boeing 747-400Registration: HL7495Airport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2012"Welcome to Korea" 2010-2012 livery was painted in November 2011. Keeping it low, 7495 climbs over I-285 off runway 9R. Atlanta is comprised of 5 parallel runways; 8L/R, 9L/R, and 10 which is the newest and spans highway 285.
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446 viewsAirline: Air CanadaType: E-175Registration: C-FMZWAirport: LAXCity: Los AngelesState: CaliforniaCountry: USADate Taken: November 12, 2012Up close rotation of this sleek and comfortable passenger jet ready to jump off R24L.
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453 viewsAirline: China Air CargoType: Boeing 747-400Registration: B-2425Airport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 15, 2013Anchorage is a mecca of heavys all arriving sometimes only for and hour to refuel in transition from the Orient.
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495 viewsAirline: Korean Air CargoType: Boeing 747-800FRegistration: HL-7610Airport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 13, 2013Close-up of this -800 showing the sound deadening scalloped fan cowls which help quiet this gentle giant.
N471NA_takeoff.jpg
339 viewsAirline: Neptune AviationType: BAE-146Registration: N471NAAirport: RDMCity: RedmondState: OregonCountry: USADate Taken: August 1, 2013Departing to a fire about 20 miles away. It was a 45 minute turn for both the Convair 580 and the Avro.
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1580 viewsAirline: AVIOR AIRLINESType: BOEING 737-200Registration: YV1576Airport: MIACity: MIAMIState: FLORIDACountry: USADate Taken: JANUARY 2012Still nice to see 737-200's again and seems like Miami has a regular visit from the Avior fleet of 11 different -200's from Venezuela.
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504 viewsAirline: BUTLER AVIATIONType: DC-7BRegistration: N838DAirport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012About 45 minutes after takeoff tanker 60 returns to MFR for another load of retardant. The Barry point fire is located approximately 90 miles East of the tanker base.
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412 viewsAirline: NEPTUNE AVIATIONType: P2V-5FRegistration: N96264Airport: LMTCity: KLAMATH FALLSState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 8, 2012Banking around to the East of Klamath Falls heading about 40 miles away. This fire has been hard to tackle as the smoke it creates has been lingering in the valley where it's located. Not until winds can develop and move the smoke can the airtankers begin their assault.
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420 viewsAirline: NEPTUNE AVIATIONType: P2V-5FRegistration: N96264Airport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Tanker 12 departs in the evening and swings the gear up off to the Barry fire about 90 miles to the East. Tankers 12,60,62, and 42 were all used in this effort.
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486 viewsAirline: CONAIR AVIATIONType: CONVAIR 580Registration: C-GYXCAirport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Tanker 42 from Canada makes her way to a fire just South of Medford about 12 miles and is soon back for another load follwing a couple DC-7's and a Neptune to the Barry fire farther East.
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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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Eastern DC-7 N836D at Charlotte439 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Gear free of the pavement the first signs of a potential engine problem can be seen. The engines all seemed to be producing the required power and there was no audible sign of anything out of the ordinary when the seven passed by.
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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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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.
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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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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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363 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Curtiss C-46FRegistration: N1822MAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011Off to Beluga with 2,000 gallons of unleaded fuel. Although it is politically in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Beluga is actually on the Alaskan mainland on the other side of Cook Inlet from the peninsula. It is a remote location with no road access.

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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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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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