121 results found
Registration / Serial:N5818
Fleetnumber:818
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 340/440/540/580/640 (C-131)
Aircraft Version:Convair 580
Operator / Titles:Aspen Airways
C/n (msn):128
City / Airport:Burbank - Bob Hope (KBUR / BUR)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:87074
View count: 21
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.
Registration / Serial:N5818
Aircraft Version:Convair 580
Operator / Titles:Aspen Airways
C/n (msn):128
City / Airport:Burbank - Bob Hope (KBUR / BUR)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:N465GB
Fleetnumber:465
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 737
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 737-200
Aircraft Version:Boeing 737-293
Operator / Titles:Air California
C/n (msn):19713 / 80
City / Airport:Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:79853
View count: 22
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.
Registration / Serial:N465GB
Aircraft Version:Boeing 737-293
Operator / Titles:Air California
C/n (msn):19713 / 80
City / Airport:Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:N5808
Fleetnumber:808
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 340/440/540/580/640 (C-131)
Aircraft Version:Convair 580
Operator / Titles:Aspen Airways
C/n (msn):348
City / Airport:Burbank - Bob Hope (KBUR / BUR)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:77003
View count: 50
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.
Registration / Serial:N5808
Aircraft Version:Convair 580
Operator / Titles:Aspen Airways
C/n (msn):348
City / Airport:Burbank - Bob Hope (KBUR / BUR)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:C-GYVG
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-21 Goose
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman G-21/38/39 Goose
Aircraft Version:Grumman G-21A Goose
C/n (msn):B-117
City / Airport:Vancouver - International (CYVR / YVR)Map
Region / Country:British Columbia, Canada
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:54261
View count: 27
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.
Registration / Serial:C-GYVG
Aircraft Version:Grumman G-21A Goose
C/n (msn):B-117
City / Airport:Vancouver - International (CYVR / YVR)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:N9437F
Aircraft Original Type:Hughes 200/269/280/300 (H-55 Osage)
Aircraft Generic Type:Hughes 200/269/280/300 (H-55 Osage)
Aircraft Version:Hughes 300 (269B)
Operator / Titles:Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
C/n (msn):55-0192
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:52691
View count: 25
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.
Registration / Serial:N9437F
Aircraft Version:Hughes 300 (269B)
Operator / Titles:Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
C/n (msn):55-0192
City / Airport:Long Beach - Daugherty Field (KLGB / LGB)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:N2111W
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 182 Skylane
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 182 Skylane
Aircraft Version:Cessna 182H
C/n (msn):18256559
City / Airport:Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:52537
View count: 22
A fairly rare Wren 460 conversion. This one was destroyed by fire after a non-fatal take-off accident in 1993.
Registration / Serial:N2111W
Aircraft Version:Cessna 182H
C/n (msn):18256559
City / Airport:Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:N9667
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 747
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 747-100
Aircraft Version:Boeing 747-123
Operator / Titles:American Airlines
C/n (msn):20106 / 79
City / Airport:Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:43635
View count: 82
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.
Registration / Serial:N9667
Aircraft Version:Boeing 747-123
Operator / Titles:American Airlines
C/n (msn):20106 / 79
City / Airport:Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:N356PA
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 727
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 727-100 (C-22)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 727-21
Operator / Titles:Pan American World Airways - Pan Am
C/n (msn):19258 / 397
Aircraft Name:Clipper Belle of the Sky
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)Map
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:42869
View count: 65
After Pan Am "Clipper Belle of the Sky" was converted to (F) as N356QS.
Registration / Serial:N356PA
Aircraft Version:Boeing 727-21
Operator / Titles:Pan American World Airways - Pan Am
C/n (msn):19258 / 397
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Registration / Serial:C-GAAN
Fleetnumber:414
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 727
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 727-200 (C-22)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 727-233/Adv
Operator / Titles:Air Canada
C/n (msn):21102 / 1152
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)Map
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:42592
View count: 40
Delivered in 9/75, this 727 served only 9 years with Air Canada before being converted to (F) for FedEx as N219FE.
Registration / Serial:C-GAAN
Aircraft Version:Boeing 727-233/Adv
Operator / Titles:Air Canada
C/n (msn):21102 / 1152
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Registration / Serial:N707DA
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 93 TriStar
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1011-385-1 TriStar 1
Operator / Titles:Delta Air Lines
C/n (msn):193C-1077
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)Map
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:42017
View count: 27
Later regns include N187AT.
Registration / Serial:N707DA
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1011-385-1 TriStar 1
Operator / Titles:Delta Air Lines
C/n (msn):193C-1077
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Registration / Serial:N1809E
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-8
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-8-62
Operator / Titles:Braniff International Airways
C/n (msn):46107 / 498
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)Map
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:41919
View count: 27
This aircraft was destroyed when it crashed on approach to Paramaribo, Surinam on July 6, 1989.
Registration / Serial:N1809E
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-8-62
Operator / Titles:Braniff International Airways
C/n (msn):46107 / 498
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Registration / Serial:N34PB
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3A
Operator / Titles:PBA - Provincetown-Boston Airline
C/n (msn):2204
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)Map
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:41835
View count: 39
Delivered to AA as DC-3-277B NC25658, then to TTA as N25658. After PBA became N922CA. The DC-8 below shows the advance in airliner design just over two decades later.
Registration / Serial:N34PB
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3A
Operator / Titles:PBA - Provincetown-Boston Airline
C/n (msn):2204
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Registration / Serial:HK-1402
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 707
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 707-300 (C-18/C-137/E-3/E-6/E-8)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 707-359B
Operator / Titles:Avianca Colombia
C/n (msn):19741 / 681
Aircraft Name:Sucre
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)Map
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:41753
View count: 57
"Sucre" in a variation of the newer livery about to depart on runway 12..
Registration / Serial:HK-1402
Aircraft Version:Boeing 707-359B
Operator / Titles:Avianca Colombia
C/n (msn):19741 / 681
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Registration / Serial:N1545
Aircraft Original Type:BAC 111 One-Eleven
Aircraft Generic Type:BAC 111 One-Eleven
Aircraft Version:BAC 111-203AE One-Eleven
Operator / Titles:USAir
C/n (msn):019
City / Airport:Baltimore / Washington - International Thurgood Marshall (KBWI / BWI)Map
Region / Country:Maryland, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:41031
View count: 47
On short final for 33L, this 111 began it's career with Braniff, and flew for them a second time when they acquired Florida Express. In the interim it was flown by Allegheny and USair.
Registration / Serial:N1545
Aircraft Version:BAC 111-203AE One-Eleven
Operator / Titles:USAir
C/n (msn):019
City / Airport:Baltimore / Washington - International Thurgood Marshall (KBWI / BWI)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Registration / Serial:N6539C
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6A
Operator / Titles:Challenge Air Transport - CAT
C/n (msn):45227 / 900
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)Map
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:40998
View count: 23
Was previously a hurricane hunter with NOAA.
Registration / Serial:N6539C
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6A
Operator / Titles:Challenge Air Transport - CAT
C/n (msn):45227 / 900
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Registration / Serial:N83NA
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-10
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Operator / Titles:National Airlines
C/n (msn):46714 / 167
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)Map
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:40893
View count: 19
Sometimes you get the sun, sometimes you get the shade--and ever so often you get both as is the case here. About to land on Runway 30.
Registration / Serial:N83NA
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Operator / Titles:National Airlines
C/n (msn):46714 / 167
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Registration / Serial:ETP-10019
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6A(C)
Operator / Titles:Mexico - Air Force
C/n (msn):43819 / 348
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)Map
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:40668
View count: 27
The Mexican Air Force operated a number of DC-6s, this one being an "A" model.
Registration / Serial:ETP-10019
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6A(C)
Operator / Titles:Mexico - Air Force
C/n (msn):43819 / 348
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Registration / Serial:N318EA
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 93 TriStar
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1011-385-1 TriStar 1
Operator / Titles:Eastern Air Lines
C/n (msn):193A-1039
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)Map
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:40012
View count: 36
Delivered to Eastern 8/73 and sold to Cathay Pacific as VR-HOI 2/89.
Registration / Serial:N318EA
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1011-385-1 TriStar 1
Operator / Titles:Eastern Air Lines
C/n (msn):193A-1039
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Registration / Serial:N258S
Fleetnumber:258
Aircraft Original Type:Martin 202 / 303 / 404
Aircraft Generic Type:Martin 202/303/404 (C-3)
Aircraft Version:Martin 404
Operator / Titles:Florida Airlines
C/n (msn):14232
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)Map
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:39992
View count: 24
Originally Eastern's N484A delivered in October, 1952. Seen about to land on 9L at MIA.
Registration / Serial:N258S
Aircraft Version:Martin 404
Operator / Titles:Florida Airlines
C/n (msn):14232
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Registration / Serial:N355PA
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 727
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 727-100 (C-22)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 727-21
Operator / Titles:Pan American World Airways - Pan Am
C/n (msn):19257 / 385
Aircraft Name:Clipper Dufte Biene
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)Map
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact
Photo ID:39418
View count: 23
After Pan Am "Clipper Dufte Biene" was cvtd to (F) as N355QS.
Registration / Serial:N355PA
Aircraft Version:Boeing 727-21
Operator / Titles:Pan American World Airways - Pan Am
C/n (msn):19257 / 385
City / Airport:Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
Photo Date:December 1980
Photo by:Bob GarrardContact