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Lots of Cessna’s Small Jets

I like bizjets but, if I am honest, my preference is for the bigger jets.  The small jets are probably a more useful business tool but the big ones just look cooler.  I recently have come across a steady stream … Continue reading

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Citation Xs

Today’s post is for my buddy Pete.  Pete flies for a living and for fun.  He loves to fly anything he can have a go with.  There is one bizjets that he hasn’t got his hands on (yet) but which … Continue reading

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FedEx Fleet Types

Flipping through various shoots looking for something else, I happened to come across a few shots of aircraft from the FedEx fleet.  It occurred to me that I could drag together a post that was focused purely on the FedEx … Continue reading

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Customs Citation

Cessna Citations are not the most exciting business jets.  The original versions are particularly uninspiring with their simple design and unswept wing.  Normally I might not even bother if I came across one.  This example showed up at Davis Monthan … Continue reading

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Grand Caravan Go Around – Thank-you

We spent a day in Stanley Park in Vancouver.  This was not a day for photographing aircraft but there are so many operating in the area that it is hard to avoid.  As we were walking along the shore, a … Continue reading

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Grand Caravan is Not the Smoothest!

It might seem a bit absurd but, when watching all of the floatplane activity down in the harbor in Vancouver, you can get a bit used to the Otters and Beavers and hope for something a little different.  One operator … Continue reading

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Southwest Evasive Maneuvers

This was not an aircraft photography trip.  I was taking a walk along the shore at Hayward Regional Park.  It is a place with lots of wildlife and views across the bay.  It is also near the approach to Oakland … Continue reading

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Skydiving

Part of the entertainment at the Sonoma Skypark Family Fun Day was some skydiving. Some lines were marked out on the grass and Joey jumped from the Cessna flown by Trevor and targeted the landing zone. People could guess which … Continue reading

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Floatplanes But No Water

A fun feature of flying in the Pacific Northwest is the abundance of floatplanes and amphibians. The locations that support water based aviation are many so the planes are pretty common. Boeing Field provided me with a couple of examples … Continue reading

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Interesting Landing Technique

This guy landed at Half Moon Bay while we were there.  I have to admit I thought I was taking pictures for the accident investigation at first.  However, he maintained this pose all along the runway until he turned off … Continue reading

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