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ID 35225 Views: 398
Photo Comments: 4
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DeHavilland DH104 5A Dove
Cleveland - Burke Lakefront (BKL/KBKL)
USA - Ohio, - -, 1969
Kenneth Koehn
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None (cn None) With all the pictures being posted of Marine Week, I thought it would be interesting to post an old postcard from my collection showing BKL in its earlier days. I believe the time frame is the late 60's. Notice the construction of the new runway 6L. The undeveloped parking lot in the foreground and area east of it used to house hangars for light aircraft. The area between the airport and breakwall was wide open, and not filled in like it is today. A Tag Airlines DeHavilland Dove sits outside the new terminal building.

ID 31022 Views: 338
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None
Cleveland - Burke Lakefront (BKL/KBKL)
USA - Ohio, September -, 1967
AirC Images
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None (cn None) 13 years old, the first time at KBKL, and probably my first air show.

ID 30397 Views: 544
Photo Comments: 4
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Ford 4-AT-E Trimotor
Put In Bay - Ted Eriksen Field (3W2)
USA - Ohio, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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Unknown (cn Unknown) I picked up this nostalgic post card last week at Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island. It reads: In 1936 Milton Hersberger acquired the first of seven Ford Tri-Motor airplanes that had retired from service with major airlines. The Fords, based at Put-in-Bay, transported passengers and freight to the western Lake Erie islands for almost 50 years. Their rich history evokes fond memories for islanders and visitors alike.

ID 30396 Views: 395
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Lockheed T-33
Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB (Patterson AFB) (FFO/KFFO)
USA - Ohio, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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Unknown (cn Unknown) A postcard from my collection showing the transient aircraft area at WPAFB in the 1950's.

ID 30395 Views: 414
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North American F-86L Sabre
Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB (Patterson AFB) (FFO/KFFO)
USA - Ohio, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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Unknown (cn Unknown) A recently acquired postcard showing 56th FIS F-86L's on the flight line at WPAFB, mid to late 1950's. WPAFB operated the F-86D's with the 97th FIS (Those markings can be found on the F-86D at the AF Museum) and then later on flew F-86L's with the 56th FIS. The 56th traded in these F-86L's for F-104's in the late 1950's.

ID 26075 Views: 495
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Lockheed L-049 Constellation
Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE/KCLE)
USA - Ohio, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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N86531 (cn 2068) An old postcard of a Capital Airlines L-049D taken at Cleveland Hopkins Airport in the early 1950's. The old main terminal in the picture resided in the area where the current concourse C meets concourse B. This L-049 Connie served with Capital Airlines from 7/50 until 7/61 and was assigned ship number 750 in the Capital fleet.

ID 22582 Views: 358
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Lockheed L-049 Constellation
Detroit - Willow Run Airport (KYIP/YIP)
USA - Michigan, June 9, 1951
Kenneth Koehn
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Unknown (cn Unknown) A classic airliner, this Capital L-049 postcard represents the latest in air travel at the beginning of the 1950's. This postcard was sent from Willow Run Airport (YIP) in Detroit on Saturday, 6/9/51. Capital frequently flew these Connies out of CLE.

ID 22581 Views: 309
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Boeing 727-23
Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE/KCLE)
USA - Ohio, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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Unknown (cn Unknown) An AA 727 is shown taxiing at CLE in this undated postcard (late 60's). Wish there were some identifiable landmarks in this photo, but the back of the card reads:rnJet Airliner at Cleveland Hopkins Intl Airport. One of the largest and busiest municipally-owned airports in the world. Site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

ID 22580 Views: 383
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Boeing 727-31
Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE/KCLE)
USA - Ohio, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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N831TW (cn 18902) A very nice postcard photo of a twin globe (or rocket to some)scheme TWA 727 being loaded up in CLE, late 1960's. TWA occupied the south side of the western concourse while United occupied the North side of this concourse. A full length observation deck ran along the top of this concourse.

ID 22579 Views: 425
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Airport Overview
Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE/KCLE)
USA - Ohio, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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None (cn None) Postcard of CLE showing some US Air jets in action. The back of the card reads:Cleveland Hopkins- first in the world to construct an air traffic control tower (1927) and first American Airport to be linked with the downtown by way of a rapid transit system (1968)-serves as aviation gateway to the city. Lower left- "Global Flight and Celebration" C.E. Van Duzer- Sculptor. Lower right - RTA Airporter.

ID 19828 Views: 552
Photo Comments: 3
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Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE/KCLE)
USA - Ohio, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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None (cn None) I cropped and enlarged my Hopkins Airport Hotel postcard shot to focus more on the airport and airplanes. Visible in the photo is an Eastern DC-6, TCA Viscount, and I belive an Eastern DC-8 on the south side of the west concourse, 2 United DC-6's on the north side of the west concourse, a United Viscount, and 2 DC-6's on the west side of the North Concourse, and a Lake Central DC-3 and American Electra on the East side of the North Concourse. Guessing early 1960's.

ID 19827 Views: 465
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Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE/KCLE)
USA - Ohio, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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None (cn None) While this is actually a postcard for the Hopkins Airport Hotel, it shows enough of the airport area, main parking, and oveflow parking lot to make it of interest. Guessing early 1960's for this picture.

ID 19309 Views: 355
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Douglas DC-3
Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport (YNG/KYNG)
USA - Ohio, - -, 1953
Kenneth Koehn
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Unknown (cn Unknown) Just acquired this postcard of Youngstown Warren Airport Ohio today. The letter on back is dated 1/28/54, so I am guessing the date of the shot as 1953. The card shows a United DC-3 and Capital DC-3 in its old all metal scheme. The caption on back reads: "Youngstown's Municipal Airport. One can travel and make connections to all parts of the world from this busy air terminal."

ID 19020 Views: 424
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Vickers 745 D Viscount
Atlanta - Hartsfield Jackson International (ATL/KATL)
USA - Georgia, December 5, 1968
Kenneth Koehn
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N47457 (cn 212) United Airlines Viscount 745D seen at Atlanta in this postcard shot from my collection. I loved the Visount- had the opportunity to see a lot of these at CLE as a youngster. The caption on the back of this postcard reads:rn\\\"Capital Airlines ordered 60 of the new turboprop in 1954, adding a few more later. The first was delivered on June 16, 1955. CA placed it into service on July 26, 1955 between DCA and MDW. On June 1, 1961, United took over Capital and 41 of their Viscounts, returning 15 to Vickers (they later took 6 back). The large fleet was operated until January 14, 1969 when the last was retired. N7457 was sold to TACA on Febraury 24, 1969 as YS-28C.rn

ID 18998 Views: 613
Photo Comments: 2
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DeHavilland DH-114 Heron
Airport Unidentified (Airport Code N/A)
Country Unidentified, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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N14FB/N3FB (cn 14078/14111) Fischer Brothers Aviation/Allegheny Commuter DH-114 Riley Turbo Skyliners based in Galion, Ohio. I still personally use the name Heron for these planes in this undated postcard. N3FB on the right was written off in CLE when it struck a vehicle while landing. N14FB crashed in 1986. This postcard also includes a picture of the very small interior of these craft which sat 16. The back of the postcard contains a long advertisement for Fischer Brothers, which I did not bother to copy here.

ID 18987 Views: 464
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Boeing 727-51
Boeing Field / King County International (BFI/KBFI)
USA - Washington, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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N461US (cn 18797) I loved this delivery NW scheme. From my postcard collection, the back reads: "Phase of Flight-Climbing south of Ranier. Northwest ordered 20 (N461US-N480US) of the pictured 727-51 model of the 727-100 and 12 (N488US-N499US) of the convertible freighter 727-51C model. N461US was the first delivered to NW on November 12, 1964 and along with N462US introduced 727 service for NW on December 15, 1964 on the CLE-ORD-MSP and MSP-ORD-MIA routes. N461US is framed by Boeing in the original delivery colors."

ID 18986 Views: 385
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McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Midflight (United States)
USA, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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N995Z (cn 47027) Ozark Airlines DC-9-32 shows off its original livery. From my postcard collection, the back reads- Serving 2/3 of America.... The Ozark DC-9 by McDonnell-Douglas. We make it easy for you. The DC-9 jet, with a cruising speed of 560 miles per hour, shortens your travel time to and from your destination.

ID 18984 Views: 464
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Boeing 737-3TO
Off Airport (Washington)
USA - Washington, - -, -
Kenneth Koehn
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N59302 (cn 23353) A postcard from my collection of a beautiful 737 in older Continental colors. The postcard reads simply "Continental Airlines Boeing 737-300 N59302 shown over Washington State."

ID 18875 Views: 589
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Douglas DC-7
Midflight (United States)
USA, - -, -
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N303AA (cn 44124) Text on reverse: The DC-7 Flagship, the fastest piston-powered airliner in the world, inaugurated the first nonstop service from coast to coast. Photo by Ivan Dmitri. This postcard shows American Airlines DC-7 Flagship Missouri as it flies along what appears to be the coast of California. Delivered new on February 4, 1954.

ID 18874 Views: 541
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Lockheed L-188A Electra
Midflight (United States)
USA, - -, 1958
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N6101A (cn 1015) Text on the back reads: The Jet-Powered Electra Flagships are the newest fastest and most spacious Jet-Prop Airliners. This postcard features American Airlines Lockheed Electra N3101A in flight over what may be the California coast. Delivered in 1958, this aircraft would crash on approach to La Guardia airport in New York in February 1959 with the loss of 65 of the 73 occupants. Accident synopsis here: http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19590203-1

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