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Spotting at KBOS on Sunday August 15, 2021

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Alaska Airlines A-321-253 NEO

Here’s a look at a few of the many arrivals to Boston’s Logan International Airport on Sunday, August 15, 2021. I spent two enjoyable hours on a beach between 5PM and 7PM near the arrival path for Boston’s runway 4R.  

Of note for me: 

United B-737-9 MAX from San Francisco

British Airways B-787-10 from London Heathrow

Icelandair B-767-300ER from Keflavik 

A now rare Delta Airlines B-717-200

An Azores Airlines A-321-253NX (NEO) “Magical”

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Airline Colors #7 American Airlines, USAir, America West Airlines, Etc.

By: Category: AirbusAirlinersAirlinesAviation HistoryAviation PhotographyBoeingSpecial paint

Here’s a collection of photos of American Airlines specially-painted jets, plus those of the other airlines American has merged with over the years. How many of those past companies do you remember… USAir, Allegheny, Piedmont, Air Cal, PSA, Reno Air, and America West? Any more?

This is the seventh collection of this year… and you can expect monthly airliner photo albums in this format through the end of the year. Enjoy!

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The Human(-itarian) Side of 2021’s AirVenture

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The EAA’s AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 presented the theme of humanitarian-based aviation in a big way. There were a surprising number of aircraft and organizations present at the July event. The aircraft types ranged from heavy jet transports to a small Robinson R44 helicopter, with many more in the middle of the pack. Organizations’ operating areas contrasted from worldwide aid to localized operations. Some of the people present were missionary pilots, others were disaster relief specialists, and still others were medical and logistics professionals.

Two weeks prior to AirVenture, the EAA released a media advisory which, in part, stated:

July 8, 2021 – EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is hosting a special attraction this year that will highlight humanitarian aircraft that focus on providing medica...

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