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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Delta Boeing 777-232/ER

Boeing 747SP-44

Russia - Air Force Sukhoi Su-34 10

Boeing 787

Boeing 757-223

Air Berlin Airbus A320 D-ABDW

P-51 Mustang

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Lockheed C-130 Hercules

McMURDO STATION, Antarctica - Air National Guard aircrew members utilize a jet-assisted takeoff to depart Shackleton Glacier, located in the Transantarctic Mountains 500 miles south of McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Nov 26. The aircrew conducted an open field landing to deliver a small National Science Foundation geology field camp team to the area. Assigned to the 109th Airlift Wing, Scotia, N.Y., the aircrews are flying the Antarctica missions in support of Operation Deep Freeze. (Photo courtesy of Mr. Charles Kaminski/Raytheon Polar Services Company)

F-15C Eagle

A 53rd Fighter Squadron F-15C Eagle aircraft takes off on a mission during Operation Deny Flight, the enforcement of the United Nations-sanctioned no-fly zone over Bosnia and Herzegovina.

British Aerospace BAe-146-200

Saab 340A

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Lufthansa A380 and Junkers Ju 52

Friday, February 24, 2012

Douglas C-54E Skymaster (DC-4)

Douglas C-124C Globemaster II

De Havilland DH-110 Sea Vixen FAW2

Boeing EC-97G Stratofreighter (367-76-66)

English Electric Lightning F2

Boeing 707-321B

Boeing VC-137C (707-353B)

Antonov An-225 Mriya

USAF Douglas C-133A Cargomaster

Dornier Do-31E

Beech U-8F Seminole

Berlin - Tempelhof (THF / EDDI) (closed)
Germany, July 4, 1964
Photographer: Ralf Manteufel
61-2428 (cn LF-27) Later to the civil registry as N5080H.

UK - Air Force British Aerospace Harrier GR.7

Thursday, February 23, 2012

UK - Army Westland Apache AH.1 ZJ188

Airbus Industrie Airbus A300 Beluga F-GSTF

USAF Atlas 5

On the pad! Aiming for a third launch attempt Friday after weather conditions spoiled back-to-back countdowns last week and a previously-scheduled classified operation occupied the Eastern Range over the past several days, an Atlas 5 rocket is again standing tall on Complex 41. Live updates and streaming video:http://spaceflightnow.com/atlas/av030/status.html

USAF Lockheed C-130E Hercules

USAF Thunderbirds

Check out the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds taking off in the Diamond formation! If you happen to be in Daytona Beach, keep your eyes and ears open. Thunderbirds 1-6 will be arriving today! 

Finnair Airbus A340-300 OH-LQD

Atlas 5 Rocket

 The Atlas 5 rocket has begun this morning's rollout from its assembly building to the launch pad at Cape Canaveral's Complex 41. Live updates and streaming video:http://spaceflightnow.com/atlas/av030/status.html

Monday, February 20, 2012

Camel in trouble

EG&G (Janet Airlines) Boeing 737-600 N869HH

Piper Seminole

Piper Seneca

Piper Matrix N2444N

Piper Mirage N581RV

Piper Meridian

Piper Arrow

Piper Archer LX N6092U