Tag Archives: Alaska Aviation Living Legends

Aircraft photography Alaska – Image of the day: April 4, 2016

Aviation Legend and Alaska Aviation Hall of Fame honoree, Dick Betz, 96 still works picking up aircraft on and off Lake Hood/ PALH with his 1940s A-Frame truck. Explore more on the aircraft photography and aircraft portraits of Alaska - Photo by Rob Stapleton
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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Sept. 8, 2014

Aeronca L3 Observation aircraft owned by the Alaska Aviation Museum from WWII flying over Lake Hood Alaska. Explore the best Aircraft photography, environmental portrait and Aircraft portraits of Alaska Photo by Rob Stapleton/ Alaskafoto 2013
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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: July 18, 2014

A Boeing 747 during loading at the Alaska CargoPort at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport with O'Malley peak in the background.
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Alaska Aircraft Portrait of the day: July 16, 2014

An Alaska Air Taxi Turbine Otter turns final approach for runway 33 at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Explore the best Aircraft photography, environmental portrait and Aircraft portraits of Alaska - Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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Alaska Aircraft Portrait of the Day: July 15, 2014

A Van's RV8 built by John Davis of the EAA Chapter 42, Anchorage, AK. Aircraft like this will be seen flying low over Lake Hood on Sunday as part of the Alaska Aviation Museum's Salmon Bake and Flybys. Remember Sunday July 20th 3:30p.m. to 6 p.m. Explore the best Aircraft photography, environmental portrait and Aircraft [...]
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Alaska Aircraft Portrait of the Day: July 14, 2014

A Formation of two DC3s flies over Lake Hood, AK during the 2013 Alaska Aviation Museum's Salmon Bake and Flybys. This year the Salmon Bake will offer more aircraft flybys and will be held on Sunday July 20th between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Explore the best Aircraft photography, environmental portrait and Aircraft portraits of [...]
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Holger “Jorgy” Jorgensen: Alaska Living Legend of Aviation

Holger “Jorgy” Jorgensen- One of Alaska’s best-known flying legends, Jorgy Jorgensen is a master of anything he decides to do. Born in Haycock on Dime Creek on the Seward Peninsula on January 26, 1927 to parents Jessie Nagaruk from Buckland, Alaska, and Ole (Torgrimsen) Jorgensen from Norway. Jorgy first saw an aircraft at the age […]

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