Random Civil Aircraft #4

By: Category: AirlinersAirlinesAssorted Aviation PhotosAviation Photography

N604BX McDonnell Douglas DC8-73CF MSN 46046 Air Transport International at Toledo OH.

TransNorthern ramp in Anchorage, AK… Merlin and Volpar Twin Beech.

American Airlines B-757-200 at Boston.

Grumman Goose at Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Cessna C-560XL at RNLAF Leeuwarden, Netherlands.

Forney 415C at Simsbury, Connecticut.

Ryan Navion B at Wiscasset, Maine.

Ryan ST-A at Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Stinson 150 Voyager at Radom, Poland

BAe Jetstream 4101 at Boston.

N725US Boeing 727-223A/F C/N 22469 Jet USA at Ypsilanti MI.

Air Tractor 802 at Avalon, Australia.

BAe-146-22QC at Abottsford, British Columbia.

Convair 600 at Newark, New Jersey.

Douglas DC-3C at Anchorage, Alaska.

Extra 300L at NAS Pensacola, Florida.

Sikorsky X-2 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

BAe 3100 Jetstream at Portsmouth, New Hamp...

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A Day Trip to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

By: Category: AirlinersAirlinesAirports Around the WorldAviation HistoryPHX

There I was, in Phoenix, Arizona on a pleasant Saturday in March with no airshow to attend. I had not planned on doing any spotting at Phoenix Sky Harbor during my trip but the Covid-19 Pandemic had caused states to cancel all public gathering events, including the airshows. As the weather was airshow-perfect with sunshine and high temperatures in the mid 70s, PHX plane spotting became the order of the day. Although many stories have been done on PHX through the years, it seems like a good time to write another story.

I do like to visit other airports as I am an airport guy, myself. I consulted an online spotting guide and found a spot along a bicycle trail that overlooked the south side of the airport across the Salt River...

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NOAA is Celebrating Their Golden Anniversary – Here’s More Hurricane Hunter Information

By: Category: MilitaryNOAASpecial EventUncategorizedWC-130JWP-3D

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is celebrating their Golden Anniversary of Fifty years in 2020. NOAA’s history is an intrinsic part of the history of the United States and the development of its science and commercial infrastructure. In honor of this milestone, here is a look back at the East Coast Hurricane Awareness Tour of 2019 at Harrisburg Pennsylvania with new interviews and photos.

I had the unique opportunity to speak with the National Hurricane Centers Director, Mr. Ken Graham. Director Graham was in the midst of the East Coast Hurricane Awareness Tour in Harrisburg Pennsylvania when he gave this interview. The 2019 tour focused on the dangers of inland flooding from Hurricanes...

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