Category Airlines

Remembering London Heathrow’s Terminal 2 Spotting Deck

By: Category: AirlinersAirlinesAirports Around the WorldAviation HistoryAviation PhotographySpotting

During the 1990s and into the new Millennium, I had the privilege to fly from the U.S. to Europe at least a half a dozen times. London’s Heathrow Airport was my choice of entry to Europe, and since my reasons for travelling centered around airshows and aircraft spotting, Heathrow was never far from the top of my list of places to visit while I was “across the pond”. Even at that time, Heathrow was one of only a few airports in Europe that handled a heavy international schedule of flag carriers based all over the world, and the airport’s importance has increased today, a quarter of a century later.

Coming from America during the years 1990 through the early 2000s, I’d schedule one day to roam around Heathrow and photograph a myriad of European, Asian and African air carriers that ...

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A Visit to Boston’s Logan International Airport in July, 2020

By: Category: AirlinersAirlinesAirports Around the WorldSpotting

It took only 45 minutes on a Saturday evening in July to “get my groove back” again! The COVID-19 pandemic had grounded me as far as aviation photography was concerned, with no air shows to travel to, and during late winter and springtime of 2020, hardly any airliner traffic to capture too. 

The weather had been spectacular all day, and a particular aircraft – a British Airways Airbus A-350-1000 – was substituting for larger aircraft during the month of July on a particular flight between London’s Heathrow airport and Boston’s Logan facility. I was ready to see my first example of the new Airbus, and to test out a camera body I had just acquired. With local travel restrictions and warnings recently rescinded, I checked the active runway at Logan on Flightaware...

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Random Civil Aircraft #7

By: Category: AirlinersAirlinesAirports Around the WorldAssorted Aviation PhotosAviation History

United Airlines B-757-222 about to land at Washington Reagan National Airport.

Here is out seventh Random Civil Aircraft photo album, enjoy!

Prince Georges County, Maryland MD-500N NOTAR at Andrews AFB, Maryland.

US Airways B-737-3G7 approaching McCarren International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Westjet B-737-800 series landing Las Vegas, Nevada.

Continental Connection Q400 at Newark, New Jersey.

Continental Airlines Boeing B-737-500 series at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey.

Jet Airways (India) B-777-35RER at Newark, New Jersey.

Canadair Challenger 604 at Nashua, New Hampshire.

Wingtip of a Compass Embraer ERJ-175 in flight bound to Memphis, Tennessee.

Embraer ERJ-170SE operated by Republic Airways, arriving Dulles International Airport, Virginia.

Delta Air...

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