Flagship Detroit Foundation's American Airlines DC-3 NC17334 visited Vancouver International Airport YVR on September 14, 2007. Aviation videographer Henry Tenby extensively filmed the DC-3 (exterior, cockpit and cabin) and the 60 minute DVD is now available for sale from www.airlinehobby.com DVDs. Enjoy the preview.
This black and white advert was produced by American Airlines in the 1960s to promote California as a holiday destination. The American Airlines 707 landing sequence at the end of the clip is the star of the show!
American Airlines DC-3 NC17334 visited Vancouver, BC on SEP 14 2007. Henry Tenby of AirlineTV.net filmed the aircraft on a pleasure flight up the BC coast. The DC-3 is owned by the Flagship Detroit Foundation.
Passengers used emergency slides to evacuate a China Airlines 737-800 just minutes before the plane burst into a fireball on Monday August 20, 2007, on the tarmac. All 165 people aboard escaped unhurt, including the pilots who escaped from the cockpit windows. China Airlines on Tuesday offered 100 US dollars and an apology to the Taiwanese tourists who barely escaped a blaze on a flight by the carrier to Japan. China Airlines Chief Executive Officer Chao Kuo-shuai flew to Okinawa and handed a red envelope with 100 US dollars inside to each of the Taiwanese tourists on the flight.