Pictured parked between leases, this 727 was originally with CP Air from 1971 - 77. Leased by Mexicana in June 1977, the aircraft would next go to SAN Servicios Aereos Nacionales in April 1981. Bought by Command Credit Corp 15 years later, it was broken up at Miami in July 1998.
Delivered as a Convair 340 to National Airlines registered N8417H in 1953, this is another Convairliner that went to Allegheny Airlines. Bought in 1960, Allegheny first upgraded the aircraft to a 440 and further to 580 standard in 1966. Bought by Aspen Airways in 1976 , they flew it until 1989. Finally going to going to South America in 1991 with AVESCA Colombia as HK-3616X, the aircraft was later impounded by Mexican authorities for drug running.
One of twenty-eight 737-200s flown by Air California/Air Cal, N465GB was delivered October 14, 1968. It was still in the fleet when the airline merged with American Airlines in 1987. Re-registered N465AC, American leased the vintage 737 to Braniff in 1989 and Airmark Airlines in 1991. After the aircaft was returned in January 1992, it was sold to Angeles Aerospaceand broken up at Kingman, AZ in 1994.
Originally a Convair 440 with National Airlines as N2043 in 1956, this Convair was bought by Allegheny Airlines in 1962. Converted by the airline to a Convair 580 in 1966, Aspen Airways leased it in December 1977 and bought it in June 1978. Final flight for the airliner was February 2, 1988 when it hit a snow bank on landing at Durango, CO. No one was injured, but the airplane was damaged enough to be written off.
Originally 87723 with the US Navy from 1945, this Goose is pictured while owned by lumber company Weldwood of Canada. The aircraft is still current in Canada with Pacific North American Development & Financial Corporation at the time of uploading.
The City of Lakewood, California, the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department and the Hughes Tool Company began the Sky Knight program in 1966 to bring airborne law enforcement from special operations to more routine patrolling and aerial command. This 1965 vintage 269B was a long serving member flying out of Long Beach airport.
This Luxuryliner was delivered to American Airlines October 8, 1970. The aircraft was a movie star when it appeared in the film Airport 77. Leased to Braniff Airlines for one month (October to November) in 1978 to start their new Hawaii service. Finally sold to Citicorp Leasing in May 1984, it would see service with National, Air Afrique, Iran Air, Cargolux and then bought by United Airlines in January 1988. The classic jumbo was retired on September 1999 and stored at Las Vegas, NV. Ferried to Greenwood, MS early in 200, the classic 747 was parted out over the next two years, then scrapped.