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B-LJE_8-15-13.jpg
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.
N572UP_August_15.jpg
532 viewsAirline: UPSType: Boeing 747-400Registration: N572UPAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: August 15, 2013Great vantage point when you stand on the hill overlooking the new taxiway and they taxi across the active to the departure end of runway 33.
C-FMZW_11-12-12.jpg
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.
HL-7610_ANC_8-13-13.jpg
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.
N401US_front_approach.jpg
455 viewsAirline: Erickson Aero TankersType: DC-7BRegistration: N401USAirport: RDMCity: RedmondState: OregonCountry: USAApproaching from downwind and the South to line up for the runway 22 at Roberts Field.
N401US_8-09-12_CLOSEUP.jpg
919 viewsAirline: BUTLER AVIATIONType: DC-7BRegistration: N401USAirport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Wasting little time she scoops up the junk and heads out to the Barry fire 90 miles away.
N96264_MFR_8-09-12.jpg
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.
N96264_start-up.jpg
391 viewsAirline: NEPTUNE AVIATIONType: P2V-5FRegistration: N96264Airport: LMTCity: KLAMATH FALLSState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Nothing like a clean starting R-3350 to give you an idea how inefficient the engine oil usage is on these large radial engines. The jet engine on each wing has a hydraulic driven inlet door that closes when not in use so the turbines do not windmill inflight causing bearing failure.
C-97_20895_MFR_8-11-12.jpg
403 viewsAirline: MUSEUMType: BOEING KC-97GRegistration: N1365D 52-0895Airport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 10, 2012Don't know much about this bird except it is owned by Erickson Air Crane and in a museum that has a fence around it with only limited access only a couple days a month...
C-GYXC_closeupgearswingtakeoff.jpg
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.
C-GYXC_MFR_8-09-12_nose_taxi.jpg
379 viewsAirline: CONAIR AVIATIONType: CONVAIR 580Registration: C-GYXCAirport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012This year the Canadian airtankers are flying South in support of a dwindling US airtanker fleet. Some types already in action are several Sakatchewan and Conair Convair 580's, the Martin Mars, and a few CL-215's. There soon may even be an L-188 in the upper Washington state region.
N401US_nose_running.jpg
407 viewsAirline: Butler AviationType: DC-7BRegistration: N401USAirport: MFRCity: MedfordState: OregonCountry: USADate Taken: August 9, 2012It's great to see an old airliner in use still with plexiglass windows not blocked out like most ageing cargo planes were. Below you can see the retardant hose that is fed up to the aircraft with the help of small wheeled dollies.
N836D_takeoff_with_watermark.jpg
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.
N4887C_slide~0.jpg
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.
N451CE_5-5-11.jpg
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.
ASA_lastBeech18.jpg
375 viewsAirline: Air Supply Alaska (ASA)Type: Beech 18Registration: N9210Airport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011ASA is going through some rough times and the company will be up for sale this summer.
N500UA_running.jpg
420 viewsAirline: Universal airlinesType: DC-6Registration: N500UAAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011Running all four after pre-oiling the radials. This six and another N600UA will be used on a summer contract hauling fish throughout Alaska.
5-5-11_N451CE_-running.jpg
414 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 5, 2011A nice treat for me when the crew extended an offer to ride along as we taxi to do the morning run-ups at the beginning of another busy flying day.
Me_at_open_C-46_window.jpg
383 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Curtiss C-46FRegistration: N1822MAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: MAY 6, 2011"Ella" lets me grab her controls being more gentle than usual due to her great looks but ageing airframe. Thanks to the Evert's base operations manager who took this shot and put up with me for 2 days.
C-46_rated.jpg
392 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Curtiss C-46FRegistration: N1822MAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: MAY 6, 2011Sitting in the roomy crew seat and looking out through the plentiful supply of windows it would be hard not to enjoy flying this old bird in such a beautiful state!
N1822M_left_seat.jpg
388 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: Curtiss C-46FRegistration: N1822MAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: MAY 6, 2011Salmon Ella is fueled up with 2,000 gallons of unleaded fuel for the town of Beluga, Alaska. Waiting for her crew to check for flight and weather details I wander through the bulky fuselage and snap a shot of Air Supply Alaska's Beech 18 taxiing out the window.
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352 viewsAirline: Universal airlinesType: DC-6Registration: N500UAAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 6, 2011Working out the details as mechanics run all four engines prior to the upcoming fish hauling contracts begin.
N422LA_MIA.jpg
370 viewsAirline: Florida WestType: Boeing 767-300Registration: N422LAAirport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 2011Not the usual white fuselage paint scheme but this bare metal bird shines as she did with the previous operator JAL. Florida West began all jet cargo service back in the late 1980's with 707's, then down to a sole DC-8, and now is ramping up to a couple 767's.
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344 viewsAirline: Lineas Aereas Suramericanas Type: Boeing 727-200 Super 27Registration: HK-4636Airport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: USADate Taken: February 2011I'll never get tired of seeing the ole' classic three holer! LAS has several 727-200's including a few with winglets.
CP-2659_land.jpg
358 viewsAirline: Aeosur "SHARKO"Type: Boeing 767-200Registration: CP-2659Airport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: January 2011Late evening arrival on Sunday this 767 spends most of the day sitting occupying a gate at Miami. I believe she only flies twice a week.
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