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425 viewsAirline: unknownType: DC-3Registration: N5106XAirport: SQICity: Rock FallsState: IllinoisCountry: USADate Taken: July 24, 2010Two men in their respective uniforms salute this venerable ship that saved the lives of countless soldiers during her duties in WWII.
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424 viewsAirline: Aerogal NescafeType: Boeing 737-20Registration: HC-CFHAirport: UIOCity: QuitoState: N/ACountry: EcuadorDate Taken: December 2009Aerogal also known as Aerogal Aerolineas Galapagos is using this logojet. She recently came out of a heavy check and wasn't flying last year when I visited. Previous registration was N120NJ of Vanguard airlines and regular visitor into Atlanta.
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424 viewsAirline: Legend AirwaysType: DC-3Registration: N25641Airport: SQICity: Rock FallsState: IllinoisCountry: USADate Taken: July 25, 2010One of the many aircraft participating in "The Last Time" gathering marking the 75th anniversary of the first flight of the DC3.
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423 viewsAirline: TWAType: DC-2Registration: N13711Airport: SQICity: Rock FallsState: IllinoisCountry: USADate Taken: July 26, 2010A private time with a rare aircraft during this early morning shoot. Between 7 and 9am the ramp became inundated with various photographers from around the world here to catch the great rays, clear skies, and vintage machines!
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421 viewsAirline: Brooks Air FuelType: Douglas DC-4Registration: N96358Airport: FAICity: FairbanksState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 14, 2010Brooks Fuel keeps a clean aircraft. Now becoming the world's only DC-4 cargo company Brooks' has aquired several airframes with N3054V seen of the wing which is stricly a cargo ship. We sit letting the engines warm up just before our fuel flight to Shungnak.
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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.
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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.
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420 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N6174CAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 11, 2010This DC-6 once flew with Northern Air Cargo who used the type aircraft for 39 years before retiring them on September 26, 2008. This aircraft flew their last revenue flight. Now she continues her ply into the future with Everts Air Cargo aptly named "Good Grief"
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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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418 viewsAirline: BUTLER AVIATIONType: DC-7BRegistration: N401USAirport: MFRCity: MEDFORDState: OREGONCountry: USADate Taken: AUGUST 9, 2012Approaching 7:17pm as the last of the tanker flights tanker 62 will sleep well in Meford tonight.
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415 viewsAirline: Herpa miniature modelsType: DC-3Registration: N143DAirport: SQICity: Rock FallsState: IllinoisCountry: USADate Taken: July 25th, 2010Themed as 75th anniversary lead ship also flies for the Herpa miniature model maker.
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415 viewsAirline: World AirwaysType: MD-11Registration: N272WAAirport: ATLCity: AtlantaState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: March 2006A regular charter into Atlanta and maintained at Delta Techops. World seems to always use max power takeoffs as a heavy stream a smoke can be seen as they start their rollout.
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415 viewsAirline: Arrow Air CargoType: Boeing 757Registration: N689GXAirport: MIACity: MiamiState: FloridaCountry: USADate Taken: October 29, 2009Originally Eastern Airlines N525EA then went on with various operators: LTE, LTU, Atlas Jet, Varig Logistica.
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415 viewsAirline: Southern Air TransportType: Boeing 747-200FRegistration: N708SAAirport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 9, 2010Previous registrations were HL7408 and HL7476 with Korean Air Lines. Southern Air Transport aquired this 747 in 2008 and she is in the airline's brand new paint scheme.
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415 viewsAirline: Dan Merritt and Eric ThunType: DC-3Registration: N353MM NC43XXAirport: SQICity: Rock FallsState: IllinoisCountry: USADate Taken: July 26, 2010"The Thunderbird" is a freshly restored C-53 paratrooper plane with D-day history. Current configuration is a deluxe family airliner with 19 seats. One of the 27 Douglas DC-3's that showed up at Whiteside County airport in the middle of corn fields for the 75th anniversary DC-3 celebration called "The Last Time".
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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.
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414 viewsAirline: Everts Air CargoType: Douglas DC-6Registration: N151Airport: ANCCity: AnchorageState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 10, 2010Great angle of N151 as she banks slightly right with crosswinds as she departs Anchorage. Strangely enough the same registration was worn by another DC-6 as N151 but was written off while landing on a gravel strip in Alaska in minus 35 degree temperatures.
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413 viewsAirline: Everts Air FuelType: DC-6Registration: N451CEAirport: ENACity: KenaiState: AlaskaCountry: USADate Taken: May 5, 2011Everts bases a DC-6 and a C-46 in Kenai and they fly M-F usual 2 or 3 runs a day for each. Today the C-46 is down as the captain who is also rated on the EMB-120 is now in Fairbanks flying the Brasilia on a charter run. Good news is he will be back to fly the Curtiss Friday and I'll be there too.
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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.
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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.
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412 viewsAirline: Hawkins and Powers AviationType: Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer Registration: N2871GAirport: JEFFCOCity: BroomsfieldState: ColoradoCountry: USADate Taken: 2002-2003 seasonOne of the rare airframes that flew fire missions was this four engined heavy tanker 121 in its own unique paint scheme.
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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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412 viewsAirline: TP Universal Exports Type: Gruman Hu-16 AlbatrossRegistration: N98TPAirport: OSHCity: OshkoshState: WisconsinCountry: USADate Taken: 2009Stunning paint scheme on this futuristic looking Gruman Albatross! 7186 (c/n G-243) Registration N98TP reserved May 8, 2007, taken up Sep 15, 2008.
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412 viewsAirline: Egypt AirType: 737-800Registration: SU-GCZ sn 35568Airport: FRACity: FrankfurtCountry: GermanyDate Taken: September 2009Attractive paint scheme on this Boeing winglet departing on runway 7L.
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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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