With airline deregulation in 1978, Allegheny Airlines began expanding with new DC-9s and used 727s. This one was obtained from United Airlines in August 1978. As they expanded outside their local area, the airline changed their name to US Air in 1979. N753AL was sold to Alaska Airlines July 26, 1982 and re-registered N753AS. Operated by the airline for ARCO oil support until used for a short time for their own freight operation. Sold in 1994, the airplane was finally scrapped after 2003 with the forward fuselage stored at El Mirage, CA with Aviation Warehouse and available for film work.
The Boeing 757 was the first type operated by Canada 3000 beginning in December 1988. This one was leased from ILFC and delivered April 30, 1990, It was returned after the airline shut down in November 2001.
James Bay Energy Co. operated several Convair 580s supporting the James Bay Hydro electric project in Northern Quebec. This Convair was servicing the project from 1977 through 1994. Sold to Hydro Quebec, the state owned public utility, it remained in Canada until 2002.
This little DC-9 was with Air Florida from February 1978 to November 1981. With first flight on May 19, 1967, it had a 40+ year career before retirement in 2008 when it was stored. First at Eloy Alfaro International Airport near Manta, Ecuador, it was moved to Panama City's Tocumen International Airport in 2009.
Originally delivered to Western Airlines October 5, 1948, this Convair was last owned by Texas Instruments for avionics testing. Acquired by the Air Museum in 1982, the aircraft was later painted in original Western Airline colors. It's presently displayed at museum's Valle, AZ location.
This TC-4C Academe was delivered to US Navy December 11, 1967 and used in training Marine Corps and Navy Bombardier Navigators for the A-6 Intruder . It was withdrawn and stored in AMARC on Oct 17, 1994.
A Trans-Canada Airlines/Air Canada Viscount from June 11, 1958 until withdrawn in October 1972. Sold to United aircraft Services April 27, 1974, the aircraft was to go to Zarie Aero Services in November 1978. Ferried to Cartierville, Quebec, but the sale fell through and it was later leased to Air Cardinal August 1980-April 1981 and about a week in June 1982. Sold to Scibe Airlift as 9Q-CTS in January 1986, it went to Flair Airlines in January 1987 only to be damaged in 1988 at Tshikapa Airport, Zaire during landing. The airliner became derelict until broken up there in 1993.
This former Royal Dutch Navy Tracker is pictured on display at the Aviodom's former location at Schiphol airport. It was moved to the new location at Lelystad Airport when this location closed in 2003.