Monthly Archives August 2020

Random Civil Aircraft #6

By: Category: AirlinersAirlinesAviation HistoryAviation Photography

Northwest B-757-200 at Boston.

Here’s our sixth Random Civil Aircraft scrapbook, enjoy!

Fairchild/Dornier J328 on approach to Dulles International Airport.

Compass Airlines ERJ-175LR at Memphis.

 

Cathay Pacific B-747-400 on approach to LAX.

Lear 45 arriving at Dulles International Airport, Virginia.

U.S. Airways retro Allegheny Airlines livery at Washington Reagan National Airport.

U.S. Air Force C-32A (B-757-200), prior to adding winglets, departing Andrews AFB.

Gulfstream G-IV SP at Boston.

Boeing B-767-300F arriving at Boston, Massachusetts.

British Airways A-350-1000 on approach to Runway 22L at Boston, Massachusetts.

Delta B-767-300ER at Boston Logan International Airport.

Jet Blue Celtics special livery landing Boston, Massachusetts.

Air France B-787-9 at Boston,...

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Antique/Classic/Contemporary Aircraft Review #2

By: Category: AntiqueClassic AircraftContemporary AircraftGeneral Aviation

1946 Globe GC-1B Swift

The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Vintage Aircraft Association’s mission… ” is to encourage and aid the retention and restoration of antique, historical, classical and contemporary aircraft, and to improve aviation safety and education.”

The Vintage Aircraft Association’s lineage reaches back to 1971, and was “originally known as the Antique/Classic Division of EAA…” 

The Vintage Aircraft Association is the world’s premier organization created to preserve and protect all aspects of vintage aviation. Our membership is world-wide, according to their web site.

The organization categorizes aircraft into three main collections, Antique, Classic and Contemporary.  Antiques are aircraft manufactured on or before August 31, 1945...

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The “Mad Dog” A Tribute to a Workhorse, Part 2

By: Category: Air FreightersAirlinersAirlinesAviation History

 

The McDonnell Douglas MD-80 family of airliners has served the world’s airlines for 41 years , but is now rapidly fading from the skies. The two largest operators of the MD-80 series just recently retired the type, those being American Airlines and Delta Airlines, that leaves fewer than 150 left in service worldwide. In this photographic tribute to the “Mad Dog” we take a look at this workhorse in its heyday and as it continues its journey into aviation history. Until next time, “Blue Skies to All!”

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