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Sunday, November 29, 2015

The Very Last C-17 Ever to Leave From Long Beach

And by that we mean,

The very last C-17 ever to leave from Long Beach has now left.

Ship # 275 departed today.

Actual on-scene photos by "Son of LBBC."

Friday, November 27, 2015

Mr. Folk Singer Guitar Player at the Airport

We dislike folk-singer guitar players at airports.

No "Puff the Magic Dragon" in the terminal, please.

Our request would be for "Sounds of Silence."

Monday, November 23, 2015

Gulfstream G2 N30HE

What a beauty. Built in 1967, and still plying the skies. Would look even better if they had retained the original styling without the winglets and hush kit.

Let's take a closer look at that hush kit ...

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Аэрофло́т VP-BGF, VQ-BUB

The sale of alcoholic beverages on all Aeroflot – Russian Airlines flights was suspended as of August 5, 2013.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

American Airlines Airbus A321 N125AA Hawaii

Now American is using these things to replace their comfortable 757 rustbuckets between Hawaii and LAX.

N125AA was previously worn by an American Airlines DC-10 and the registration was retained when the aircraft later operated for Hawaiian Airlines.

We like to think that there was some guy at American who knew about that history when he submitted FAA form AC 8050-1 to get a number assigned to the new build Airbus.

Monday, November 2, 2015