499 results found
Registration / Serial:N1000B
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 18 Lodestar
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed 18 Lodestar
Aircraft Version:Lockheed 18-56 Lodestar
C/n (msn):18-2622
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:March 1963
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:592409Submit Correction
View count: 123
To the USAAF as a C-60A in Dec 1943, one of the very last C-60s to delivered. To NC44899 in 1945 and civilianised to 18-56 Lodestar in Feb 1946. To NC1000B the following year, N1000B in 1949. To the Planes of Fame Air Museum (Chino, CA) in the 1980s.
Registration / Serial:N1000B
Aircraft Version:Lockheed 18-56 Lodestar
C/n (msn):18-2622
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:March 1963
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N1000B
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 18 Lodestar
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed 18 Lodestar
Aircraft Version:Lockheed 18-56 Lodestar
C/n (msn):18-2622
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:March 1963
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:592409Submit Correction
View count: 123
To the USAAF as a C-60A in Dec 1943, one of the very last C-60s to delivered. To NC44899 in 1945 and civilianised to 18-56 Lodestar in Feb 1946. To NC1000B the following year, N1000B in 1949. To the Planes of Fame Air Museum (Chino, CA) in the 1980s.
Registration / Serial:N1000B
Aircraft Version:Lockheed 18-56 Lodestar
C/n (msn):18-2622
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:March 1963
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6850S
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680 Commander
C/n (msn):680-363
City / Airport:Teterboro (KTEB / TEB)Map
Region / Country:New Jersey, United States
Photo Date:October 1956
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:509535Submit Correction
View count: 65
Registration cancelled in 1983.
Registration / Serial:N6850S
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680 Commander
C/n (msn):680-363
City / Airport:Teterboro (KTEB / TEB)Map
Region / Country:New Jersey, United States
Photo Date:October 1956
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6850S
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680 Commander
C/n (msn):680-363
City / Airport:Teterboro (KTEB / TEB)Map
Region / Country:New Jersey, United States
Photo Date:October 1956
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:509535Submit Correction
View count: 65
Registration cancelled in 1983.
Registration / Serial:N6850S
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680 Commander
C/n (msn):680-363
City / Airport:Teterboro (KTEB / TEB)Map
Region / Country:New Jersey, United States
Photo Date:October 1956
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6221X
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500B Commander
C/n (msn):500B-1084
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1960 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:509502Submit Correction
View count: 70
Reregistered N999BR but not known when.
Registration / Serial:N6221X
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500B Commander
C/n (msn):500B-1084
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1960 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6221X
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500B Commander
C/n (msn):500B-1084
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1960 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:509502Submit Correction
View count: 70
Reregistered N999BR but not known when.
Registration / Serial:N6221X
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500B Commander
C/n (msn):500B-1084
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1960 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6849S
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-361
Operator Titles:Climax Molybdenum
City / Airport:Denver - Stapleton International (KDEN / DEN) (closed)Map
Region / Country:Colorado, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:509497Submit Correction
View count: 146
Climax Molybdenum is still based in Colorado. N6849S was later reregistered N680MM.
Registration / Serial:N6849S
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-361
Operator Titles:Climax Molybdenum
City / Airport:Denver - Stapleton International (KDEN / DEN) (closed)Map
Region / Country:Colorado, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6849S
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-361
Operator Titles:Climax Molybdenum
City / Airport:Denver - Stapleton International (KDEN / DEN) (closed)Map
Region / Country:Colorado, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:509497Submit Correction
View count: 146
Climax Molybdenum is still based in Colorado. N6849S was later reregistered N680MM.
Registration / Serial:N6849S
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-361
Operator Titles:Climax Molybdenum
City / Airport:Denver - Stapleton International (KDEN / DEN) (closed)Map
Region / Country:Colorado, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N9362R
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500A Commander
C/n (msn):500A-875
Operator Titles:Alley Brothers
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1960 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:509168Submit Correction
View count: 131
Became N890CP in 1977. Registration expired in 2013
Registration / Serial:N9362R
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500A Commander
C/n (msn):500A-875
Operator Titles:Alley Brothers
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1960 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N9362R
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500A Commander
C/n (msn):500A-875
Operator Titles:Alley Brothers
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1960 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:509168Submit Correction
View count: 131
Became N890CP in 1977. Registration expired in 2013
Registration / Serial:N9362R
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500A Commander
C/n (msn):500A-875
Operator Titles:Alley Brothers
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1960 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6159X
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500A Commander
C/n (msn):500A-1045
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1960 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:509157Submit Correction
View count: 80
Was N159X from at least 1998 to 2018. Now expired.
Registration / Serial:N6159X
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500A Commander
C/n (msn):500A-1045
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1960 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6159X
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500A Commander
C/n (msn):500A-1045
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1960 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:509157Submit Correction
View count: 80
Was N159X from at least 1998 to 2018. Now expired.
Registration / Serial:N6159X
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500A Commander
C/n (msn):500A-1045
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1960 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N344P
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 560E Commander
C/n (msn):560E-772
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:509127Submit Correction
View count: 70
Became N343P. This registration was cancelled in 2012 as expired.
Registration / Serial:N344P
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 560E Commander
C/n (msn):560E-772
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N344P
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 560E Commander
C/n (msn):560E-772
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:509127Submit Correction
View count: 70
Became N343P. This registration was cancelled in 2012 as expired.
Registration / Serial:N344P
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 560E Commander
C/n (msn):560E-772
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6873S
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-393
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1956 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:508803Submit Correction
View count: 71
Reregistered N700KC.
Registration / Serial:N6873S
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-393
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1956 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6873S
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-393
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1956 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:508803Submit Correction
View count: 71
Reregistered N700KC.
Registration / Serial:N6873S
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-393
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1956 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6238D
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-506
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:508796Submit Correction
View count: 100
Became N145E about 1976.
Registration / Serial:N6238D
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-506
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6238D
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-506
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:508796Submit Correction
View count: 100
Became N145E about 1976.
Registration / Serial:N6238D
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-506
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:XC-CIE
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500 Commander
C/n (msn):500-776
Operator Titles:Mexico - Government
Aircraft Name:El Cachanilla
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1958 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:508786Submit Correction
View count: 117
The logo the fuselage is the Mexican coat of arms which would make this a government aircraft. The name El Cachanilla is associated with the people of the Baja Californian state capital Mexicali. The role of XC-CIE is not known but it is possible it was based at Mexicali for government use. The aircraft was sold in the US in 1973 as N357X.
Registration / Serial:XC-CIE
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500 Commander
C/n (msn):500-776
Operator Titles:Mexico - Government
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1958 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:XC-CIE
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500 Commander
C/n (msn):500-776
Operator Titles:Mexico - Government
Aircraft Name:El Cachanilla
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1958 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:508786Submit Correction
View count: 117
The logo the fuselage is the Mexican coat of arms which would make this a government aircraft. The name El Cachanilla is associated with the people of the Baja Californian state capital Mexicali. The role of XC-CIE is not known but it is possible it was based at Mexicali for government use. The aircraft was sold in the US in 1973 as N357X.
Registration / Serial:XC-CIE
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 500 Commander
C/n (msn):500-776
Operator Titles:Mexico - Government
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1958 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:XB-CIM
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-597
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:June 1958 to December 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:508367Submit Correction
View count: 78
Fate unknown but at some point the registration was reallocated to an Aero Commander 720.
Registration / Serial:XB-CIM
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-597
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:June 1958 to December 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:XB-CIM
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-597
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:June 1958 to December 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:508367Submit Correction
View count: 78
Fate unknown but at some point the registration was reallocated to an Aero Commander 720.
Registration / Serial:XB-CIM
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 680E Commander
C/n (msn):680-597
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:June 1958 to December 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6218B
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero 500/520/560/680/720 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero 720 Commander Alti Cruiser
C/n (msn):720-640
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1959 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:508366Submit Correction
View count: 100
Bare metal airframe waiting deliver to a customer. Santa Monica Aviation was a distributor for the manufacturer. This aircraft later became N848C.
Registration / Serial:N6218B
Aircraft Version:Aero 720 Commander Alti Cruiser
C/n (msn):720-640
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1959 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N6218B
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero 500/520/560/680/720 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero 720 Commander Alti Cruiser
C/n (msn):720-640
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1959 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:508366Submit Correction
View count: 100
Bare metal airframe waiting deliver to a customer. Santa Monica Aviation was a distributor for the manufacturer. This aircraft later became N848C.
Registration / Serial:N6218B
Aircraft Version:Aero 720 Commander Alti Cruiser
C/n (msn):720-640
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1959 to 1962
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N1000S
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 560E Commander
C/n (msn):560E-605
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1961
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:508364Submit Correction
View count: 73
Later reregistered N1005S. Santa Monica Aviation was a major Aero Commander distributor and handled many new aircraft destined for customers in the US and Mexico.
Registration / Serial:N1000S
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 560E Commander
C/n (msn):560E-605
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1961
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N1000S
Aircraft Original Type:Aero 520 Commander
Aircraft Generic Type:Aero Commander 500/560/680 Commander
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 560E Commander
C/n (msn):560E-605
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1961
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:508364Submit Correction
View count: 73
Later reregistered N1005S. Santa Monica Aviation was a major Aero Commander distributor and handled many new aircraft destined for customers in the US and Mexico.
Registration / Serial:N1000S
Aircraft Version:Aero Commander 560E Commander
C/n (msn):560E-605
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1957 to 1961
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N4901C
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 49 Constellation
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Constellation / Starliner (C-69/C-121)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-749A Constellation
C/n (msn):749A-2671
Operator Titles:Capitol Airways
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:September 1964
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:275558Submit Correction
View count: 359
Reregistered N6695C in 1968 Donated to the Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Association. Delivered by air in March 1970 from Delaware to Windsor Locks. Flipped by a tornado on October 3, 1979 and later scrapped. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:N4901C
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-749A Constellation
C/n (msn):749A-2671
Operator Titles:Capitol Airways
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:September 1964
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N4901C
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 49 Constellation
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Constellation / Starliner (C-69/C-121)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-749A Constellation
C/n (msn):749A-2671
Operator Titles:Capitol Airways
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:September 1964
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:275558Submit Correction
View count: 359
Reregistered N6695C in 1968 Donated to the Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Association. Delivered by air in March 1970 from Delaware to Windsor Locks. Flipped by a tornado on October 3, 1979 and later scrapped. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:N4901C
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-749A Constellation
C/n (msn):749A-2671
Operator Titles:Capitol Airways
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:September 1964
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N7780B
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6A
C/n (msn):45372 / 972
Operator Titles:Riddle Airlines
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:December 1957
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:275556Submit Correction
View count: 364
Riddle became Airlift International in 1965. N7780B still operational in Alaska in 2020. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:N7780B
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6A
C/n (msn):45372 / 972
Operator Titles:Riddle Airlines
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:December 1957
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N7780B
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6A
C/n (msn):45372 / 972
Operator Titles:Riddle Airlines
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:December 1957
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:275556Submit Correction
View count: 364
Riddle became Airlift International in 1965. N7780B still operational in Alaska in 2020. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:N7780B
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6A
C/n (msn):45372 / 972
Operator Titles:Riddle Airlines
City / Airport:Santa Monica - Municipal (KSMO / SMO)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:December 1957
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N9514C
Aircraft Original Type:Curtiss-Wright CW-20
Aircraft Generic Type:Curtiss C-46 Commando (CW-20)
Aircraft Version:Curtiss C-46A Commando
C/n (msn):26759
Operator Titles:Dunes Hotel
Aircraft Name:Las Vegas
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:October 1961
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:275555Submit Correction
View count: 300
With additional "The Magic Carpet Flight" titles. Flew gamblers from the Bay Area and Los Angeles to the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas. N9514C was sold in Mexico as XA-PEX in 1963. The Dunes Hotel closed in 1993. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:N9514C
Aircraft Version:Curtiss C-46A Commando
C/n (msn):26759
Operator Titles:Dunes Hotel
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:October 1961
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N9514C
Aircraft Original Type:Curtiss-Wright CW-20
Aircraft Generic Type:Curtiss C-46 Commando (CW-20)
Aircraft Version:Curtiss C-46A Commando
C/n (msn):26759
Operator Titles:Dunes Hotel
Aircraft Name:Las Vegas
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:October 1961
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:275555Submit Correction
View count: 300
With additional "The Magic Carpet Flight" titles. Flew gamblers from the Bay Area and Los Angeles to the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas. N9514C was sold in Mexico as XA-PEX in 1963. The Dunes Hotel closed in 1993. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:N9514C
Aircraft Version:Curtiss C-46A Commando
C/n (msn):26759
Operator Titles:Dunes Hotel
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:October 1961
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N33639
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3A-228D
C/n (msn):4085
Operator Titles:Air Nevada
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:March 1969
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:275553Submit Correction
View count: 347
Withdrawn from use and later used as a restaurant at Dekalb Peachtree, Georgia. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:N33639
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3A-228D
C/n (msn):4085
Operator Titles:Air Nevada
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:March 1969
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N33639
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3A-228D
C/n (msn):4085
Operator Titles:Air Nevada
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:March 1969
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:275553Submit Correction
View count: 347
Withdrawn from use and later used as a restaurant at Dekalb Peachtree, Georgia. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:N33639
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3A-228D
C/n (msn):4085
Operator Titles:Air Nevada
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:March 1969
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VH-ABR
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3-G202A
C/n (msn):2029
Operator Titles:Australian National Airways - ANA
Aircraft Name:Kanana
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:274780Submit Correction
View count: 507
Remained with ANA and its successors for over 60 years, ending only with the demise of Ansett in 2001. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-ABR
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3-G202A
C/n (msn):2029
Operator Titles:Australian National Airways - ANA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VH-ABR
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3-G202A
C/n (msn):2029
Operator Titles:Australian National Airways - ANA
Aircraft Name:Kanana
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:274780Submit Correction
View count: 507
Remained with ANA and its successors for over 60 years, ending only with the demise of Ansett in 2001. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-ABR
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3-G202A
C/n (msn):2029
Operator Titles:Australian National Airways - ANA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VH-TAP
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 240/600 (C-131/T-29/Samaritan)
Aircraft Version:Convair 240-5
C/n (msn):D42
Operator Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:RMA Matthew Flinders
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:274773Submit Correction
View count: 376
Sold in Pakistan as AP-AHO in June 1956. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-TAP
Aircraft Version:Convair 240-5
C/n (msn):D42
Operator Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VH-TAP
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 240/600 (C-131/T-29/Samaritan)
Aircraft Version:Convair 240-5
C/n (msn):D42
Operator Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:RMA Matthew Flinders
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:274773Submit Correction
View count: 376
Sold in Pakistan as AP-AHO in June 1956. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-TAP
Aircraft Version:Convair 240-5
C/n (msn):D42
Operator Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N74614
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 707
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 707-100 (C-137)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 707-139
C/n (msn):17904 / 119
Operator Titles:Western Airlines
City / Airport:Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:June 1960 to December 1960
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:274318Submit Correction
View count: 509
Reregistered N779PA in 1962. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:N74614
Aircraft Version:Boeing 707-139
C/n (msn):17904 / 119
Operator Titles:Western Airlines
City / Airport:Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:June 1960 to December 1960
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:N74614
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 707
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 707-100 (C-137)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 707-139
C/n (msn):17904 / 119
Operator Titles:Western Airlines
City / Airport:Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:June 1960 to December 1960
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:274318Submit Correction
View count: 509
Reregistered N779PA in 1962. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:N74614
Aircraft Version:Boeing 707-139
C/n (msn):17904 / 119
Operator Titles:Western Airlines
City / Airport:Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:June 1960 to December 1960
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS