Category Air Freighters

Mid-Summer Spotting Part #2 A Recent Look at the Freighter Traffic at Chicago O’Hare Airport.

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We continue our look into a recent spotting trip to Chicago O’Hare International Airport with a closer look at pure freighter traffic. The downturn in traffic on the passenger side has been very evident since the Covid-19 Pandemic began, but that has not affected air freight in the least, with current demand often exceeding capacity.

O’Hare has always been an important and busy cargo hub, and has seen an increase in traffic with passenger aircraft being pressed into service as freighters carrying cargo in their belly holds. On any given day you will see a wide variety of freighters including numerous Boeing 747’s from Atlas Air and a variety of Boeing 767’s operating by ATSG Holdings for Amazon...

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Last Century Airliners #2

By: Category: Air FreightersAirlinersAirlinesAviation HistoryAviation PhotographySpotting

Here’s our second collection of older airliners, liveries and companies that no longer exist. Airliners have been retired, color schemes changes, and companies either merged or ceased operations. Sometimes, all three conditions have been met… how much of their history do you know? 

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Random Civil Aircraft #8

By: Category: Air FreightersAirlinersAirtankersAviation HistoryAviation PhotographyEAA AirVentureQuonset State Airport RI

Hawker Beechcraft Premiere 1 at Sacramento, California.

Here is our eighth  Random Photos album, enjoy!

Bell UH-1H at Sacramento, California.

Marsh S-2F3AT turbo Tracker at Sacramento, California.

Cessna Citation X at Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Cessna T-337G at San Diego, California.

Bellance 7KCAB Citabriaat  at Stewart  International Airport, New York. 

Raytheon Beech 1900D at Las Vegas, Nevada.

American Blimp Corporation A-170LS at an unknown location.

Avid Flyer Mk. IV at Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Beech B-60 Duke at San Diego, California.

Beech 99 at Manchester, New Hampshire.

Beech F-90 King Air at Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

CAP 232 at Pensacola, Florida.

Hawker 400s at Manchester, New Hampshire.

Cessna 208 Grans Caravan at Pensacola.

Steven F. Wolf Cyclone at NAS Pensacola.

Beech...

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