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Old 10-29-2012, 07:00 PM   #711
samthg
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Location: seal beach, ca.
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Long Beach, CA Airport. Just out sight seeing some old familiar grounds back in my training days. The problem is, none of those old hang-outs at the airport exist anymore! Progress wins again. Oh well...


This used to be the final flight/test area where the DC-10's & 9's parked before delivery. Only thing there now was this B1. Not sure what the story is on this plane, but there is was...



Found these DC-3's on the south side of the airport. They are used to service Catalina Island 22 miles off the coast....



On the west side of the airport is where the C-17 Globemaster is assembled. Next time i'll get over there and get some shots. I did manage to find a few of these on the south side near the tower. These aircraft(sorry you can't see the 2nd craft)look pretty used. Not sure if it's "warranty", or what....

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