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MKE Hometown Spotting #2

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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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MKE Hometown Spotting #1

By: Category: AirlinersAirports Around the WorldSpotting

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HOMETOWN SPOTTING
A LOOK BACK AT THE PAST YEAR PART#1

This year has not been typical in any sense of the word. The world has been and continues to battle the Covid-19 Pandemic, it has affected and continues to affect all walks of life. It is no surprise that large gatherings have been strongly discouraged or banned outright, that includes Airshows. Almost all airshows around the world have either been cancelled or postponed, but that does not mean there is a shortage of interesting aircraft to be seen. In this two-part article we take a look at some of the more interesting aircraft to be seen in and around my hometown airport, General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee WI...

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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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