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1334 viewsAirline: Eastern airlines (Historic Flight Foundation)Type: DC-7BRegistration: N836DAirport: CLTCity: CharlotteState: North CarolinaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2011Entering the Charlotte museum ramp area as the local fire trucks water cannon salute the DC-7 with Captain Sullenberg and F/O Skiles on board. Charlotte museum is home to the "Miracle on the Hudson" A-320 airframe that ditched after bird strikes to both engines.
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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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379 viewsAirline: Conair Type: General Dynamics Convair 580Registration: C-FKFAAirport: PAQCity: PalmerState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 9, 2010Conair sold several DC-6's to Everts in Alaska and still has a few active alongside a fleet of Convair 580 turboprops. Conair is a Canadian based company and has a contract to base an aircraft at Palmer and Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
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399 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N3054VAirport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010This DC-4 used to fly for Aero Flight as a water bomber with a belly tank to carry fire retardant. Before that it was an airtanker for Aero Union and in 1976 had a special bicentennial paint scheme applied with registration N76AU "Spirit of America".
N838D_DC-7_RDM_2009.jpg
471 viewsAirline: Butler Type: DC-7BRegistration: N838DAirport: RDMCity: RedmondState: OregonCountry: USADate Taken: 2009Butler DC-7 taking off for an evening test flight on the verge of being called into the busy 2009 fire fighting season. She left for the Redding, California air tanker base the next day.
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354 viewsAirline: USCG "Clearwater" Type: Lockheed C-130Registration: 1500Airport: OPFCity: Opa LockaState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: October 29, 2009First time I've seen a Coast Guard C-130 landing at Opa Locka. I was in Miami Lakes at the Publix parking lot when I shot this aircraft on approach along with a DC-3.
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300 viewsAirline: Erickson Air-CraneType: Sikorsky S-64FRegistration: N179ACAirport: OSHCity: OshkoshState: WisconsinCountry: USADate Taken: July, 2009This Sikorsky is used to fight forest fires. It performed earlier in March at an airshow in Australia. This one named "Elvis" did several water drops down the runway and headed back to the lake for a second display at the airshow. It holds up to 2,650 gallons.
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317 viewsAirline: N/AType: truckRegistration: N/AAirport: FRACity: FrankfurtCountry: GermanyDate Taken: September 2009What a great idea! A "soup truck" offering a warm or cold drink on the busy ramp. This vehicle has paper cups and offers "FREE" hot soup, cold water, ice tea, and lemonade. What else could you ask for?
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