Category Archive: OPShots.net Photo Highlight

OPShots Photographer Spotlight – George Mihalek (nwFedEx757)

Another stunning vintage photo from OPShots contributor George Mihalek.

Back in 1977 when many of us were still in school or not even born yet, OPShots contributor George Mihalek was out there with his trusty camera snapping photos of the planes that marked that period of time at Hopkins.  Although he has plenty of shots from elsewhere and is still photographing today, it’s the …

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Photos: AirC Images’ father… Still loving planes 70 years later! – OPShots.net

Roosevelt Field, New York, 1941.  Photo: AirCImages - OPShots Contributor

OPShots contributor AirC Images has submitted a pair of photos of his Dad, taken 70 years apart. The older photo, from 1941, shows a dashing young aviator standing in front of a Curtiss Condor II biplane bomber at the now long-gone Roosevelt Field in New York. Seventy years later, he is now ninety one years …

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

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 – OPShots.net

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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