Monthly Archive: September 2011

Photo: Delta Airlines 767 spotted with new United Way markings in Atlanta –

Showing off its new nose-art at ATL in September.  Photo: Andrew Thon - OPShots Contributor

Delta Air Lines has applied a large United Way sticker to the forward fuselage of 767-332, N139DL. Delta supports United Way through its “Live United” movement which can be read about here.   Photo taken at Atlanta (ATL) on September 21, 2011 by OPShots contributor Andrew Thon.

Photo: B-17G “Memphis Belle” arrives at Hopkins for the Piston Power Show –

Not the real Memphis Belle, but it does play homage to the legendary bomber.  Photo:  Dave Reed - OPShots Contributor

OPShots contributor Dave Reed captured this nice image of the movie branded “Memphis Belle” as it arrived for the Piston Power Show being held at the I-X Center September 30 – October 2, 2011.  Along with the B-17, other aircraft slated to be on display include: B-25J Medium Bomber P-51 P-40 North American T28B Douglas …

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Photo: A blast from the past – YIP Executive Tours L-188 at CLE in 1982 –

This Electra would be destroyed in a fiery crash outside Reno, Nevada five months later while flying for Galaxy Airlines.  Photo: George Mihalek - OPShots Contributor

Pictured in front of the historic pair of hangars that are now part of the Atlantic Aviation complex in August 1982, this is a very rare photo of this ill-fated Electra in these titles.  This Electra would be destroyed in a fiery crash outside Reno, Nevada five years later while flying for Galaxy Airlines.   – …

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ALPA request denied, UA-CO will merge flight ops sooner than later – Reuters

This United A320 was recently painted into the new colors of the merging carriers.  Photo: Bernie Conaway - OPShots Contributor

Pilots at United Airlines lost on Thursday in their bid to postpone the integration of flight operations with Continental Airlines, an essential step to completing the 2010 merger of the two carriers. U.S. District Judge Sterling Johnson denied the request by the Air Line Pilots Association ALPA.L, the union representing United’s pilots. Johnson said ALPA …

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