This was a Shuttle Training Aircraft used to train shuttle pilots on landing the orbiter. This aircraft simulated the Space Shuttle's approach profile and handling qualities. Currently stored her... (more)
Later today the other Raptor 01-4026 would perform at the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport Airshow.
My next aircraft was RON in BHM for a early morning departure to Washington DCA
Arriving from Atlanta on runway 6
Southwest flight 3 arriving into BHM. I like the new colors, but you can't beat the classic WN.
New to the database.
Dixie flight returning home just prior to sunset.
Rolling down runway 6 after arrival
Sunset departure for this former AirTran bird, headed to Orlando off Birmingham's runway 6
Very sad to see the end of a magnificent aircraft.