Category Spotting

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

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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 With local travel restrictions and warnings recently rescinded, I checked the active runway at Logan on Flightaware...

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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

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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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