G-ASDC "Plain Jane", leaves the cargo ramp for another flight to Southend. G-ASDC was one of 21 C-54s/DC-4's, that were converted by Aviation Traders Ltd from 1961. The name "Carvair" was derived from the abbreviation "Car via Air". The capacity: Up to 5 cars and 22 passengers. On June 28th, 1997 , an engine fire forced "Plain Jane" to land on a sandbar near Venetie, Alaska, operated by Great Arctic AW (mehr von G-ASDC)
D-ABYF `Fritz`on taxiway W heading for runway 06, today 05R, and for take-off to the canary islands. Clearly visible are the extended Krueger-flaps of the portside wing leading edge. From June 1979, registered as HL7447 and owned by Korean AL, this a/c first operated on lease to Saudia in full colours until October1980. From 1992 until 1996 this first generation 747 was flown by Nationair of Canada, registered as C-FNXA. After its flying career, the plane was scrapped at the small airport of Shelton in Mason County/Washington. (mehr von D-ABYF)
Many people stands for long hours on the famous bridge near the runway in Corfu and enjoy the scenery and the aircrafts . This photo was taken in the afternoon from the famous Taverna on the west side of the island.
N213US Forward section on display at the Museum of Flight. This 737 was built in 1969 and flew as "Tar Heel Pacemaker" with Piedmont Airlines. That airline was integrated into US Airways, which donated the plane in 1995 to the Museum of Flight. This aircraft was equipped with a forward airstair. (mehr von N213US)