I don’t know that I’ll ever get tired of watching these videos by Avianca Brasil pilots. When I was a wee lad of 16, this is what I imagined flying a plane to be like.
Even though you’re going to pretty much the same places every day, it’s different every time and it’s magic every time.
That’s the magic of flight, isn’t it?
This Boeing 737-800 N8315C was delivered new to Southwest Airlines back in July 25 of 2012. I missed posting this on the plane’s delivery date anniversary by a couple of days. When I took the shot, I thought that it was a -700 series so when I looked up the rego, I was surprised to see that it was actually a -800.
I’m pretty sure that there’s an easy way to tell the -700 series apart from the…
I’ve taken pictures of this plane, a this airport before. In the prior pictures that I have, this bad boy is leaving, so it’s nice to have some pics of it arriving this time around.
This plane, is a Delta MD-88 and was delivered new to Delta airlines in January 1993. It’s only worn Delta colors it’s whole service life. This is actually one of the quieter MD-80 series planes that I’ve come across.
I took these pics a few months ago. The softball team that I was covering for the paper was playing in the North East San Antonio School District’s stadium, near Kelley AFB in San Antonio Texas.
Of course, when I hear a plane, I want a picture of said plane, so even though I was there for something else, my camera lens would occasionally point to the sky to capture one of the many C-17 on final…
This is an episode from the very sporadic I Love Planes podcast. It deals with Air Force One, on approach to Austin Bergstrom International Airport, aka ABIA, aka KAUS.
This is a recording of the Air Traffic Control feed while I was waiting for Air Force One to land at the airport.
This B-25 Mitchell Bomber, belongs to the Commemorative Air Force and is based out of the San Marcos, TX airport.
B-25 Mitchell Bomber
This particular plane, is called “The Yellow Rose” and never saw any service during the war. This was a late production model that was actually used for spraying crops before it was essentially sold off as surplus. The CAF wing has spent a lot of time and money…