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My Approach to Shooting and Processing on Crappy Weather Days

A rare arrival was due on a day that was not good from a weather perspective.  It was dull and rainy and so not what you would hope for.  Conditions like this mean I try to exploit some of the … Continue reading

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The Candid Really is Russian

The Antonov 124 is a reasonably regular visitor to the US when outsized cargo needs to be moved.  It is often commented on as being a Russian plane but, while one of the operators is a Russian company and some … Continue reading

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FedEx Sneak in But the Background is Good

While on the hunt for a different aircraft, I was getting some shots of the aircraft coming in to SeaTac from the south.  I was pleased to see a FedEx jet showing up on FlightRadar24 but it seemed to be … Continue reading

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Icelandic Veteran With a Smoky Engine

Icelandair has made a good business of operating Boeing 757s on routes from Iceland to the US with Seattle being a regular destination for years.  There was a time when the 757 was a cutting-edge jet but these days they … Continue reading

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Why Travel North if the Aurora Comes to You?

Icelandair painted one of their 757s in a scheme that portrays the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights.  It is named Hekla Aurora.  It was painted a long time ago but, since they didn’t operate anywhere I lived, I hadn’t got … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Alaska 737 – Finally!

Alaska Airlines has a number of jets in special colors.  My efforts to finally get the merger jet were covered in this post.  One of the other jets that I never managed to catch in California was their Tribute to … Continue reading

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Rainy and Dark at SeaTac

In the past I have been able to get some reasonable shots of departing aircraft at SeaTac from the pier of the terminal that Southwest operate from while I am waiting for my flight.  I was heading home in the … Continue reading

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Centurion Freighter

  I was in the vicinity of SeaTac when I saw on Flightaware that a freighter operated by Centurion Cargo was inbound.  This was not an operator I had seen much of and, since I had a few minutes before … Continue reading

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SeaTac

I had an early flight out of Seattle on my way back to the Bay Area. It was a nice morning and the planes were departing to the south. The terminal that Southwest operates from is towards the southern end … Continue reading

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Other SeaTac Stuff

The SeaTac shooting had a number of specific things that I have already covered.  However, since it is an airport that serves a lot of destinations and carriers, it has a bunch of other things worth seeing.  Long haul operators … Continue reading

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