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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.
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.
tanker61_memorial.jpg
380 viewsAirline: Tanker 61 Memorial AssociationType: DC-7BAirport: LMTCity: KLAMATH FALLSState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 8, 2012Honoring the memory of airtanker pilots Chuck Sheridan and Leonard Martin the Tanker 61 Memorial / Museum is dedicated to increasing knowledge of aerial firefighting techniques and history. The platform offers an unabstructed view of the ramp and daily ANG F-15 operations.
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_edited-1.jpg
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.
297849_eng3and4-B-17inflight_2009.jpg
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.
N4235N_Jeffco_ramp.jpg
399 viewsAirline: Neptune Aviation Inc.Type: Lockheed SP-2H NeptuneRegistration: N4235NAirport: JEFFCOCity: BroomfieldState: ColoradoCountry: USADate Taken: 2002-2003 seasonOne of my last airtanker excursions not long before the wings of the C-130A and a Privateer failed which grounded a majority of the heavy airtankers.
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.
HK-4636_nose_.jpg
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.
HC-CFH_takeoff_gearswing.jpg
366 viewsAirline: AerogalType: Boeing 737-200Registration: HC-CFHAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011This 732 flew for Aerogal for the last 3 years in a all red with blue tail theme livery as Nescafe but is recently seen repainted into the mainline colors. See my other shots of this aircraft as Nescafe!
N418LA_land_close.jpg
354 viewsAirline: LANCOType: Boeing 767-300Registration: N418LAAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011LANCO is a Columbian cargo carrier and has two 767-300 aircraft which can be seen also in Miami.
N420LA_land.jpg
346 viewsAirline: Mas AirType: Boeing 767-300Registration: N420LAAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: February 2011Delivered 10/26/2006 to MAS Air and leased from Caiquen Leasing. Mid-day arrival sporting a rather new set of winglets.
GeorgiaSkies_N305__12-23-10.jpg
411 viewsAirline: Pacific Wings (Georgia Skies)Type: Cessna 208B Grand CaravanRegistration: N305PWAirport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: December 23, 2010Georgia Skies is a subsidiary of Pacific Wings and flies the Caravan to Macon, GA, Athens, GA, and Nashville, TN - under the call sign "Tsunami".
N177DN_12-23-10.jpg
371 viewsAirline: DeltaType: 767-300Registration: N177DNAirport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: December 23, 2010Delta has already converted about 10 767-300's with winglets. Starting several years ago they began adding winglets to their 757 and 767's. Delta is also installing winglets on LAN 767-300 aircraft. The way fuel prices are going up, the decision to install them will pay off.
N172DN_11-27-10.jpg
351 viewsAirline: DeltaType: Boeing 767-300Registration: N172DNAirport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: November 27, 2010One of my first shots of the few 767-300's that have had winglets installed. Delta maintenance has been installing winglets also on the LAN airlines 767's.
N883GA_11-19-10.jpg
359 viewsAirline: Allegiant AirType: MD-80Registration: N883GAAirport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 19, 2010Great location of the public viewing area to capture close action without any police hassle.
XA-TAC_11-19-10.jpg
358 viewsAirline: Aeromexico ConnectType: Embraer ERJ-145Registration: XA-TACAirport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 19, 2010Ex. Trans States airlines N823HK. Great location of the public viewing area to capture close action without any police hassle.
N696DL_11-19-10.jpg
374 viewsAirline: DeltaType: Boeing 757-200Registration: N696DLAirport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 19, 2010Great location of the public viewing area to capture close action without any police hassle.
N828AW_11-18-10.jpg
348 viewsAirline: US AirType: Airbus A-320Registration: N828AWAirport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2010Great location of the public viewing area to capture close action without any police hassle.
N273RH_11-19-10.jpg
369 viewsAirline: JanetType: Boeing 737Registration: N273RHAirport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 19, 2010Great location of the public viewing area to capture close action without any police hassle.
N319BD_11-18-10.jpg
354 viewsAirline: JanetType: Boeing 737Registration: N319BDAirport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 18, 2010Great location of the public viewing area to capture close action without any police hassle. This one takes off on the far runway.
G-VXLG_11-19-10.jpg
377 viewsAirline: Virgin AtlanticType: Boeing 747-400Registration: G-VXLGAirport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 19, 2010Virgin's new large titles 747 which seems to have a darker red color than previous paint schemes. Typical smokey touchdown shot from the public viewing area. I can't think of any other airport with this great a shot at touchdowns!
N380HA_11-19-10.jpg
356 viewsAirline: HawaiianType: Airbus A-330Registration: N380HAAirport: LASCity: Las VegasState: NevadaCountry: USADate Taken: November 19, 2010Nice scenic view showing the Cosmopolitan and New York, New York hotels where we stayed at the Chrystler building. Although a long telephoto shot, in the morning about 9:00-9:30am this shot is possible with no heat haze.
DC-3___-9_wings_12_aircraft.jpg
352 viewsAirline: N/AType: DC-3 C-47Registration: N/AAirport: SQICity: Rock FallsState: IllinoisCountry: USADate Taken: July 25, 2010Nice dual row DC-3 line-up of 12 visible DC-3's. On Saturday and Sunday we had 20 total arrive and Friday days end there were seven on the ground.
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