Category Airtankers

Our Civil Helicopter Photo Scrapbook

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Here’s a look at many types of civilian-operated helicopters from around the world. It is not a totally inclusive collection, but just some of our favorite types and photos.

Helicopters have become necessary in many areas of business and pleasure, from construction to firefighting, air taxi, tourism and civilian government work. How many of these types have you seen?

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Fairbanks, Alaska Trip in 2004

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Former Texas Air National Guard Convair C-131B 

It has been almost sixteen full years years since I made a magical trip  from New Hampshire to Fairbanks, Alaska. My main reason was to report on the Indian Air Force’s first deployment to Alaska, to participate in the 2004 Cooperative Cope Thunder exercise. Of course, there was ample time in my trip’s itinerary to go plane spotting at a new airport, and Fairbanks International Airport didn’t disappoint.

Curtiss C-46F in the foreground was once operated by the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force

Back then, there were many old propliners and former military transports still flying in interior Alaska...

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Random Civil Aircraft #8

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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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