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Alan Brown
Great photo, thanks.
Ronnie B.
Beautiful.
Absolutely beautiful.
Bernie20910
This looks so much like a hand drawn picture that it's hard to imagine it's a photograph, but then you look at the clouds and it's evident that it is a photo. Very interesting!
Peter West
Terrific image - was this taken by you JT? Our business has run several Beech's including a Beech 18 tail dragger back in the 60's so this is very sentimental, especially as Beech is now part of Textron Cessna.
Bill Mortensen
How old are the photos? FAA info says is a Turbo Prop!
Wayne Brown
These were still flying cargo in Alaska back in the 1970's Called the bamboo bomber.
Champdriver
The Bamboo Bomber was the Cessna T-50 or Crane if you're Canadian, and had a single tail. This plane is a Beech 18.
Mike Yorke
Makes great wallpaper shot.New 23" monitor makes it fly right off the screen.
richard strizver
This photo reminds me of the old TV show called "Sky King". Great show and a great plane.
Ronald McDonald
Sky King with Penny every Sat. morning. Also looks like the plane James Bond and Jaws were on.
Robert Lloyd
"From out of the blue of the western sky....comes Sky King!" A part of my childhood in the 50s.
cliff731
The main character in the t.v. series "Sky King" piloted a Cessna T-50 twin before switching to a newer Cessna 310 twin. Both used a "Songbird" moniker. Beech's Model 18 somewhat resembles the Cessna T-50... but it was not the "other star" of the t.v. series!
Nate Rasband
Amazing!!!!!!!!!!
Jason Belanger
Very pretty!
Jan Timmers
Timeless picture
Robert Seccombe
The Beech 18 was seen occasionally in the late 50s series "The Bob Cummings Show" where Cummings played a sophisticated bachelor photographer and pilot operating in Hollywood, California. Don't miss "Dial M for Murder" either.
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
17-Oct-2021 BE18Grand Junction Rgnl ()Durango-La Plata County () 01:24PM MDT 02:32PM MDT 1:08
17-Oct-2021 BE18Flabob ()Grand Junction Rgnl () 07:44AM PDT 12:23PM MDT 3:38
14-Oct-2021 BE18Grand Junction Rgnl ()Flabob () 10:24AM MDT 01:25PM PDT 4:00
14-Oct-2021 BE18Durango-La Plata County ()Grand Junction Rgnl () 08:12AM MDT 09:13AM MDT 1:01
13-Oct-2021 BE18Durango-La Plata County ()Durango-La Plata County () 12:29PM MDT 12:38PM MDT 0:08
11-Oct-2021 BE18Near Needles, CADurango-La Plata County () First seen 12:58PM PDT 04:19PM MDT 2:20
11-Oct-2021 BE18Near Needles, CANeedles () First seen 12:19PM PDT Last seen 12:25PM PDT 0:05
11-Oct-2021 BE18New Coalinga Muni ()Barstow-Daggett () 09:17AM PDT 10:29AM PDT (?) 1:12
11-Oct-2021 BE18Nut Tree ()New Coalinga Muni () 07:51AM PDT 08:51AM PDT (?) 0:59
10-Oct-2021 BE18Stockton Metro ()Nut Tree () 07:31PM PDT 07:57PM PDT 0:26
10-Oct-2021 BE18Stockton Metro ()Stockton Metro () 03:52PM PDT 04:24PM PDT 0:31
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