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493 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.
412 viewsAirline: CONAIR AVIATIONType: CONVAIR 580Registration: C-GYXCAirport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Returning a second time from a fire 12 miles South of Medford near the California border. Unlike the DC-7 restrictions only allowing them to fly over non-federal lands the Canadian Convair has free reign and is used more frequently.
413 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Returning to the field with number three feathered due to loss of oil pressure. Passengers on the flight back to Opa Locka had to rebook a flight on a local airline or find another form of transportation back to Florida.
352 viewsAirline: Miami Air LeaseType: Convair 440Registration: N41527Airport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 13, 2011Regular flights out of Opa Locka a few times a week, I caught her in the afternoon returning from the Bahamas which is about a one hour flight.
363 viewsAirline: DeltaType: Boeing 757-200Registration: N638DLAirport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: December 23, 2010Delta's first aircraft painted in this livery. The inscription below the cockpit window says "Jerry, thank you for your leadership from the 47,163 employees of Delta". Jerry Grinstein was the current CEO of Delta when many employees began returning to work after furloughs. Landing on R28 which is actually a 274.4 degree heading.
397 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Curtiss C-46 CommandoRegistration: N7848BAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 12, 2010Everts has two C-46 cargo aircraft. This one named "Dumbo" N7848B was operated by RANSA, then Panamanian registered by Aerovias Alianza as HP-238 before returning to N7848B in 1968. It has been in Alaska since then, first with Interior Airways, then Fairbanks Air Service, and with the Everts family since 1973.
345 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N747CEAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 12, 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 Powers as N233HP. Everts aquired her in 2006. Their flights haul unleaded or diesel fuel to outlaying towns and typically take roughly an hour flight time to reach. Therefore a 2.5 or 3 hour turn time is common. This one is returning at 4.23pm on its second flight of the day.
299 viewsAirline: Cayman Type: Boeing 737-300Registration: VP-CKZAirport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 15, 2010Cayman turns onto runway 12 at Miami. You can see the distinct flattened bottom of the engine bellmouth. These engines on the 737's are well known for having ingested more humans than any other engine due to their close proximity to the ground.
296 viewsAirline: AiresType: Boeing 737-700Registration: HK-4623Airport: FLLCity: Fort LauderdaleState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: December 15, 2010Aires started Bogota service into the US on November 25th, 2009 and is using the same aircraft 4 times a week. Flight to Fort Lauderdale leaves Bogota at 7.20 am, getting to FLL at 11 am, and returning 2 hours later to Bogota at 4.30pm.
300 viewsAirline: Fuerza AĆ©rea EcuatorianaType: British Aerospace BAe-748 Registration: FAE743Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009Turning onto the sole runway in Quito. These 748's do several flights a day a few times a week. Nice to see them still in operation!
288 viewsAirline: SB Airlines (SBA)Type: Boeing 757Registration: YV2242Airport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: December 2008Nice view of this 757 turning off the taxiway with the Miami control tower in the background.
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