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 Post subject: Glories of Lockheed L188 Electra Props
PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:50 pm 
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Shalom and greetings all my pals,

Long long before FLYING WILD ALASKA and ICE PILOTS NWT, there was an airline called Reeve Aleutian Airways that was genuine epitome of those two tv shows where the airline roamed through freezing cold Alaska flying millions of flights flown by brave pilots dealing with weather difficulties.

Presenting Reeve Aleutian Airways's Lockheed L-188 Electra flight from PAKT Ketchikan International Airport located on Gravina Island just one nautical mile west of Ketchikan on the other side of the Tongass Narrows to PASI Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport on Japonski Island west of the central business district of Sitka.

Wheel view of PAKT activity and sunrise

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Ready for departure!!!

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Exclusive office and view of PAKT during taxi to short of runway 11

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Entering into runway 11 for more taxi and backtracking

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Airborne on climb to 10,000 ft heading to ANN

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Cockpit window view during climb to 10,000 ft toward ANN

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Cockpit view reveals passing through clouds

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Intercepting ANN and turning right to head northwest toward BKA via V311

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In middle of right turn after intercepting ANN

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Cockpit view of cruising along V311 to BKA

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Cruising at 10,000 ft via V311 to BKA

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Nice cockpit view of clouds

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Flying through heavy thick clouds

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Now at 3,000 ft intercepting BKA and turning right toward PASI runway 11

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Nice wing view heading to PASI runway 11

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Nice cockpit view during approach to PASI runway 11 that according to airfarewatchdog.com it is considered one of the ten most thrilling landing experiences in the world

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Passing a beautiful harbor full of pleasure boats on way to runway 11

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Seconds before touchdown

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TOUCHDOWN producing lots of cool tire smoke

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Wing view of PASI airport terminal during exit from runway to taxiway on way to gate

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Arriving at the PASI gate

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Opening passenger door to drop off passengers

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Passenger seats are finished with thorough cleaning for next trip

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Nice sunset view of PASI

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Ready to start engines for return trip after being pushed back by airport tug

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Thank you for viewing!! Stay tuned for next exciting flight!!

Regards,

Aharon



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