Random Civil Aircraft #7

By: Category: AirlinersAirlinesAirports Around the WorldAssorted Aviation PhotosAviation History

United Airlines B-757-222 about to land at Washington Reagan National Airport.

Here is out seventh Random Civil Aircraft photo album, enjoy!

Prince Georges County, Maryland MD-500N NOTAR at Andrews AFB, Maryland.

US Airways B-737-3G7 approaching McCarren International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Westjet B-737-800 series landing Las Vegas, Nevada.

Continental Connection Q400 at Newark, New Jersey.

Continental Airlines Boeing B-737-500 series at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey.

Jet Airways (India) B-777-35RER at Newark, New Jersey.

Canadair Challenger 604 at Nashua, New Hampshire.

Wingtip of a Compass Embraer ERJ-175 in flight bound to Memphis, Tennessee.

Embraer ERJ-170SE operated by Republic Airways, arriving Dulles International Airport, Virginia.

Delta Air...

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The Queen Takes a Bow

By: Category: Air FreightersAirlinersAviation HistoryBoeingClassic Aircraft

Photos in this article come from many of CivilAviationWorld.com team…

On September 30, 1968, an airplane was rolled out of the Boeing factory near Everett, Washington that would change air travel for the world and become one of the most beloved commercial aircraft in aviation history. When it debuted, the Boeing 747 was the largest commercial aircraft in the world and featured revolutionary design innovations that have been incorporated into every aircraft designed since. The prototype, nicknamed the “Jumbo Jet” by the media, flew for the first time in February 1969...

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MKE Hometown Spotting #2

By: Category: AirlinersAirlinesAirports Around the WorldSpotting

HOMETOWN SPOTTING

A LOOK BACK AT THE PAST YEAR PART#2

In this article we continue our look at the comings and goings here at my hometown airport of General Mitchell International Airport, Milwaukee WI.  Mitchell is not the busiest of airports, even during non Covid-19 times, but that does not mean we have a shortage of interesting aircraft. We have a great mix of movements including military, biz-jets, freighters, and diversions from Chicago O’Hare. Enjoy this look at the variety my hometown airport has to offer. Until next time, “Blue Skies To All!”

 

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