Monday, February 25, 2013

Movie Work For Former PBA DC-3

Ron Alexander's DC-3 N28AA was seen at Fulton County airport on February 20th during filming for the movie The Last Of Robin Hood, currently in production in Atlanta. The movie is the true story of Errol Flynn's last (and under age) girlfriend Beverly Aadland and stars Kevin Kline, Susan Sarandon, and Dakota Fanning. Photo courtesy of Ron Alexander.

The detailed seven decade history of this great aircraft can be found at the main Sunshine Skies website. It was previously registered as N139PB and flew for Provincetown-Boston Airline in south Florida and Cape Cod.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Airline Consolidation Chart

With the announcement of the American/ US Airways merger, The New York Times published a fascinating chart that follows the family trees of the surviving major U.S. air carriers. The chart begins in 1975, three years before deregulation, and the changes are (of course) dramatic. Hi-res version HERE. Enjoy (or weep)...

Airline Consolidation