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Airline Colors #11 – Alaska Airlines

By: Category: AirbusAirlinersAirlinesAssorted Aviation PhotosAviation PhotographyBoeing

Alaska Airlines has come up with some eye-catching and unique special color schemes, along with their regular colorful livery. Here are a few of them from our photographers’ collections.

Photos by: Corey Beitler, Ken Middleton, Scott Jankowski and Ken Kula

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Last Year and Next Year – Where We’ve Been and What We See Ahead

By: Category: Air FreightersAir Show PerformersAirbusAirlinersAirlinesAirports Around the WorldAirshowsBoeingEAA AirVentureMuseumsUncategorized

British Airways Boeing B-787-10 arrives at Boston with resumption of international travel.

Our three digital aviation magazines Photorecon.net, ClassicWarbirds.net and CivilAviationWorld.com cover a lot of ground where history is concerned. Through our lenses and keyboards, we strive to bring interesting accounts of contemporary and bygone aviation endeavors to our pages, for anybody to enjoy. Our team of writers and photographers are already planning to attend certain aviation events in 2022 to continue our quest to record history, such as air shows, trade shows, military exercises and commercial flight adventures.

Boeing C-17A transport arriving Manchester NH before a U. S. Presidential visit.

From our combined personal archives, we’ll publish past visions that took place decades ago, ...

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A Few Words With Gregory W. “Wired” Colyer – T-33 Airshow Performer

By: Category: Air Show PerformersAirshowsAviation HistoryUncategorizedWarbird

Good morning Gregory,
Ok I’ve seen you perform at a few air shows in New England. Before that I’ve only seen T-33s in books. I understand you are from California and took your first flight at 7 years old.
You got your pilot’s license while in the Army in 1982. It seems you had a plan but things didn’t exactly happen the way you expected. Can you explain what happened? Knee injury kept me from flight school, then I wanted to be airline pilot, but my son was born and could not afford $9 an hour to fly for regional airline, so I became a controller instead. But I kept flying.

What got you hooked on the T-33? The T-33 was always my favorite plane as a kid. I flew a friends and had to have one. Bought my first T-33 in 2008.

How is the T-33 as a cross country ride? Great! Long legs, fast but ha...

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