Skymaster Aviation Inc Douglas C-54G Skymaster N51802 fires up all four engines at Kingman Airport Arizona. Owner Jim Blumenthal kindly run the engines for the benifit off his visitors from Holland. (date: August 2001)
Window view from the Flying Bulls Douglas DC-6B N996DM c/n 45563 (ex V5-NCF NCA Classic Air) at Salzburg International airport. (August 2000). At that time the DC-6 was still in NCA colors and our pleasure flight across the Austrian Alps was crewed by veteran Captain Flippie Vermeulen, co-pilot Klaus Plaza and F/E Lean van der Colf. Thanks to Harald Reiter for making this flight possible.
This is a very nice colour early 1950s period piece about the developement of helicopters. Watch for the Hiller Hornet prototype, Kaman HOK-1, Piasecki H-21 "Flying Banana", Bell 47G, etc. Also check out the Continental DC-6 take-off, Capital DC-4s, plus GREAT COLOUR footage of the McDonnell F2H "Banshee" jet fighter.
Two part video on ther history of Pan Am.
Sikorsky & Martin Clippers, DC-6, DC-7, Stratocruiser, & 707 are all covered here.
Takes us up to the "Disco era" and the 747SP. :-)
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