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With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2018:
Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida

Header Picture: McDonnell-Douglas QF-4E Phantom IIs 73-1167 & 74-1638 of USAF/53rdWEG at Oshkosh 2016

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Monday, 8 November 2010

07/11/10 - Victorville - Apple Valley - San Bernardino - Palm Springs - Hemet Valley - Perris - March - LAX

Todays trip log from RichT

Victorville - regs are as worn and may not be the current reg
view

5N-ASG Boeing 767 (23436) ex N122DL
5N-NNN Boeing 747 (21189) (Kabo Air)
B-HMD Boeing 747 (22105) (Cathay Pacific)
B-HME Boeing 747 (22106) (Cathay Pacific)
B-HOO Boeing 747 (23814) (Cathay Pacific)
B-HXL Airbus A340 (381) (Cathay Pacific)
B-HXM Airbus A340 (123) (Cathay Pacific)
B-HXN Airbus A340 (126) (Cathay Pacific)
B-HXO Airbus A340 (128) (Cathay Pacific)
B-KAB Boeing 747 (23409) (Dragonair)
B-KAD Boeing 747 (24308) (Dragonair)
CS-TMR Lockheed L1011 Tristar (1241) (Luzair)
CS-TMR
G-BNLA Boeing 747 (23908) (British Airways)
G-BNLA
G-BNLD Boeing 747 (23911) (British Airways)
G-BNLD
G-BNLG Boeing 747 (24049) (British Airways)
G-BNLH Boeing 747 (24050) (British Airways)
G-BNLH
G-BNLU Boeing 747 (25406) (British Airways)
HS-PGQ Boeing 717 (55081) Bangkok Airways
HS-PGQ
HS-PGR Boeing 717 (55074) Bangkok Airways
HS-PGR
HZ-AB1 Lockheed L1011 Tristar (1247) (Al Anwa Establishment)
JA8231 Boeing 767 (23212) (Japan Airlines)
JA8232 Boeing 767 (23213) (Japan Airlines)
JA8233 Boeing 767 (23214) (Japan Airlines)
JA8902 Boeing 747 (26344) (Japan Airlines)
JA8909 Boeing 747 (26353) (Japan Airlines)
JA8911 Boeing 747 (26356) (Japan Airlines)
JA8922 Boeing 747 (27646) (For Transaero Airlines)
N107MN Fokker 100 (11339) (Well Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee)
N108MN Fokker 100 (11266) (Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee)
N110MN Fokker 100 (11384) (Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee)
N121DE Boeing 767 (23435) (Delta Air Lines)
N124DE Boeing 767 (23438) (Delta Air Lines)
N132DN Boeing 767 (24981) (Delta)
N133DN Boeing 767 (24982) (Delta)
N134DL Boeing 767 (25123) (Delta)
N134MN Fokker 100 (11374) (Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee)
N164CG Airbus A320 (0164) (Mexicana)
N164CG
N17085 Douglas DC-10 (47957) 10 Tanker Air Carrier LLC
N1732D Lockheed L1011 Tristar (1213) (Cuda Ray Investments Inc)
N173DN Boeing 767 (24800) (Delta Air Lines)
N185FE Boeing 727 (18871) (FedEx Express)
N185FE
N187UA Boeing 747 (26876) (United Airlines)
N193UA Boeing 747 (26890) (United Airlines)
N195UA Boeing 747 (26899) (United Airlines)
N195UA
N196UA Boeing 747 (28715) (United Airlines)
N198UA Boeing 747 (28716) (United Airlines)
N218FE Boeing 727 (21101) (FedEx Express)
N222FE Boeing 727 (20933) (FedEx Express)
N240FE Boeing 727 (20978) (FedEx Express)
N243FE Boeing 727 (21480) (FedEx Express)
N245AA McDonnell Douglas MD-82 (49257) (American Airlines)
N247SS Boeing 757 (24772) (FedEx Express)
N248AA McDonnell Douglas MD-82 (49259) (American Airlines)
N251MY Boeing 767 (23280) (For Aladia)
N254FE Boeing 727 (20936) (FedEx Express)
N254MX Airbus A319 (4254) (Mexicana)
N271FE Boeing 727 (22036) (FedEx Express)
N274LE Aero Commander 500 (1232-69) Bela Csonka
N292WA Boeing 727 (22110) Delta Air Lines
N304DL Boeing 737 (23076) (Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee)
N304ML Airbus A320 (0373) (Mexicana)
N309FE Douglas DC-10 (48298) (FedEx Express)
N310FE Douglas DC-10 (48299) (FedEx Express)
N314DA Boeing 737 (23086) (Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee)
N318UA Boeing 737 (23950) (United Airlines)
N323DL Boeing 737 (23095) (Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee)
N327UA Boeing 737 (24147) (Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee)
N330UA Boeing 737 (24191) (Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee)
N331UA Boeing 737 (24192) (Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee)
N334UA Boeing 737 (24229) (United Airlines)
N339UA Boeing 737 (24243) (United Airlines)
N340UA Boeing 737 (24244) (United Airlines)
N346UA Boeing 737 (24250) (United Airlines)
N347UA Boeing 737 (24251) (United Airlines)
N350UA Boeing 737 (24301) (United Airlines)
N369FE Douglas DC-10 (46607) (FedEx Express)
N369FE
N369MX Airbus A320 (0369) (Mexicana)
N369MX
N369UA Boeing 737 (24538) (United Airlines)
N370UA Boeing 737 (24539) (United Airlines)
N370UA
N371UA Boeing 737 (24540) (United Airlines)
N374FE Douglas DC-10 (46612) (FedEx Express)
N374UA Boeing 737 (24639) (United Airlines)
N375UA Boeing 737 (24640) (United Airlines)
N376UA Boeing 737 (24641) (United Airlines)
N381UA Boeing 737 (24656) (United Airlines)
N382UA Boeing 737 (24657) (United Airlines)
N388DF Fokker 100 (11309) (Wells Fargo Bank Northwest Na Trustee)
N401FE Airbus A310 (191) (FedEx Express)
N406PR Airbus A320 (0406) (Mexicana)
N406PR
N407FE Airbus A310 (254) (FedEx Express)
N408FE Airbus A310 (257) (FedEx Express)
N409FE Airbus A310 (273) (FedEx Express)
N410DA Boeing 727 (21222) Delta Air Lines
N412AS Boeing 747 (24425) (JAL)
N413FE Airbus A310 (397) (FedEx Express)
N414FE Airbus A310 (400) (FedEx Express)
N415FE Airbus A310 (349) Federal Express
N420FE Airbus A310 (339) Federal Express
N422FE Airbus A310 (346) Federal Express
N424FE Airbus A310 (241) International Lease Finance Corp
N432FE Airbus A310 (326) FedEx Express
N433FE Airbus A310 (335) FedEx Express
N434FE Airbus A310 (355) FedEx Express
N442FE Airbus A310 (353) International Lease Finance Corp
N446FE Airbus A310 (224) (FedEx Express)
N446FE
N448FE Airbus A310 (260) (FedEx Express)
N448FE
N450AX Douglas DC-10 (46942) 10 Tanker STC
N452FE Airbus A310 (313) International Lease Finance Corp
N480FE Boeing 727 (21462) (FedEx Express)
N484FE Boeing 727 (21466) (FedEx Express)
N484FE
N499FE Boeing 727 (21018) FedEx Express
N510DA Boeing 727 (21312) (*Sale Reported*)
N514DA Boeing 727 (21430) (United Technologies)
N540AX Douglas DC-10 (46595) (Omni Air International)
N565FE Douglas DC-10 (46996) (FedEx Express)
N568FE Douglas DC-10 (47827) (FedEx Express)
N572AA McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (49458) (Bay 2 Bay Leasing LLC)
N589BC McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (49662) (Bank Of Utah Trustee)
N59083 Douglas DC-10 (47926) (Omni Air International)
N594BC Boeing 757 (25131) (BCC Equipment Leasing Corp)
N595BC Boeing 757 (26270) (Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee)
N606UA Boeing 767 (21867) (Kreditanstalt Fur Wiederaufbau)
N614UA Boeing 767 (21875) (Transatlantic Aviation Ltd)
N621DL Boeing 757 (22911) Delta
N624AG Boeing 757 (25624) (ACG Acquistions XX LLC)
N630AX Douglas DC-10 (46596) (Omni Aircraft Leasing)
N68056 Douglas DC-10 (47810) Federal Express
N68058 Douglas DC-10 (46705) Federal Express
N709AG Boeing 737 (24709) (ACG Acquisition XX LLC)
N723DA Lockheed L1011 Tristar (1150) (TransAtlantic Airlines)
N729DA Lockheed L1011 Tristar (1180) (Jet Midwest)
N734AG Boeing 767 (24734) (ACG Acquisitions XX LLC)
N734AG
N737D Lockheed L1011 Tristar (1228) (Delta)
N737D
N756DR Lockheed L1011 Tristar (1185) (Delta)
N756DR
N759DA Lockheed L1011 Tristar (1176) (Jet Midwest)
N760DH Lockheed L1011 Tristar (1194) (Delta Air Lines)
N760DH
N761DA Lockheed L1011 Tristar (1208) (Jet Midwest)
N764DA Lockheed L1011 Tristar (1202) (Jet Midwest)
N787FT Boeing 787 (40694) Boeing Co
N789AX Boeing 767 (23022) (ABX Air)
N797AL Douglas DC-8 (46163) (International Air Response Inc)
N810AX Douglas DC-10 (48265) Omni Air International
N837AL Boeing 737 (23169) (Aloha Airlines)
N8890Z Boeing 727 (21859) Delta Air Lines
N902ME Boeing 717 (55166) (Midwest)
N903AW Boeing 757 (23323) FedEx Express
N904ME Boeing 717 (55168) (Midwest)
N907UA Boeing 737 (25007) (United Airlines)
N90PH Beech King Air 90 (LW-060) 10 Tanker Lead LLC
N912ME Boeing 717 (55175) (Boeing Aircraft Co)
N912UA Boeing 737 (25290) (United Airlines)
N913UA Boeing 737 (25291) (United Airlines)
N919ME Boeing 717 (55181) (BCC Equipment Leasing Corp)
N922ME Boeing 717 (55184) (BCC Equipment Leasing Corp)
N924UA Boeing 737 (26645) (United Airlines)
N925DN McDonnell Douglas MD-90 (53587) (Delta)
N929UA Boeing 737 (26652) (United Airlines)
N929UA
N930UA Boeing 737 (26655) (United Airlines)
N932UA Boeing 737 (26658) (United Airlines)
N933UA Boeing 737 (26659) (United Airlines)
N934UA Boeing 737 (26662) (United Airlines)
N936UA Boeing 737 (26667) (United Airlines)
N938UA Boeing 737 (26671) (United Airlines)
N942UA Boeing 737 (26679) (United Airlines)
N948AS McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (53021) (Alaska Airlines)
N949FD Boeing 757 (25060) (FedEx)
N951U McDonnell Douglas MD-82 (49245) Allegiant Air
N971GT Airbus A320 (0179) (Mexicana)
N972AS McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (53448) Alaska Airlines
N977AS McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (53453) (Alaska Airlines)
N982AS McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (53473) (Alaska Airlines)
N995CF Douglas DC-8 (46024) (International Air Response Corp)
SX-BTH Boeing 757 (27204) (Boeing Capital Corp)
TF-ATI Boeing 747 (24107) (International Lease Finance Corp)
VH-OEC Boeing 747 (24836) (QANTAS)
VH-OED Boeing 747 (25126) (QANTAS)
VH-OGC Boeing 767 (24317) QANTAS
VH-OGC
VH-OGD Boeing 767 (24407) QANTAS
VH-OJK Boeing 747 (25067) (For Cargolux)

Apple Valley - Municipal Airport, amongst the tin

53-1515/FU-910 North American F-86H Sabre (203-287) Preserved
53-1515

Apple Valley - St.Mary's Hospital

N241AM Eurocopter EC-135 (0573) CFS Air LLC
N241AM

Apple Valley - Lewis Center For Educational Research

60-0591 Northrop AT-38B Talon (N5164)

San Bernadino

N1165Z Aero Commander 500 (1555-198) Porterville Aviation Inc
N1176Z Aero Commander 500 (1549-196) Porterville Aviation Inc
N293AS Boeing 727 (21348) Broken Wing LLC
N415BN Boeing 727 (20613)
N5039M Beech C24R Sierra (MC-590) Fire Department
N716HT Sikorsky CH-54B Skycrane (64.092) Helicopter Transport Services
N792HT Sikorsky CH-54A Skycrane (64.049) Helicopter Transport Services
VH-VLH Boeing 727 (22642) European Air Transport / TransAustralian Air Express / Australian Air Express
VH-VLH
Unknown Lockheed L1011 Tristar (n/k) Fire Department, forward fuselage, ex Delta
Unknown Boeing 727 (n/k) Fire Department, ex American Airlines

Palm Springs

162423/VW-11 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet (0261) VMFA-314/US Marine Corps
162423
162451/VW-04 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet (0300) VMFA-314/US Marine Corps
162451
C-FCRH Dassault Falcon 50 (056) Harvard Oil & Gas Inc
C-FSXL Cessna Citation Excel (560-5747) Airsprint Inc
C-GCXL Cessna Citation Excel (560-5096) Airsprint Inc
C-GKWJ Boeing 737NG (34151) WestJet
C-GLIG BAE.125-700A (257149) Lignum Ltd
N128SB Beech King Air 90 (LJ-1503) Digger Pine Enterprises LLC
N161WC Canadair Global Express (9006) DRW Financial Inc
N1871R Cessna Citation Excel (560-5297) AGP Enterprises LLC
N236SW Embraer EMB120 Brasilia (120312) Skywest Airlines
N253QS Dassault Falcon 2000 (153) NetJets
N265K Canadair Challenger 300 (20265) Koch Leasing Co LLC
N399WS Beech King Air 90 (LJ-1547) RMD Air LLC
N453JS Dassault Falcon 900DX (605) J B Scott
N472LX Beechjet 400 (RK-481) Flight Options
N477QS Gulfstream 4 (1377) NetJets
N477QS
N512CS Cessna Citation Excel (560-5326) Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee
N512CS
N5411 Cessna Citation I (501-0225) Andron Capital Management Inc
N604EM Canadair Challenger 604 (5492) Aero Law Group PLC
N626QS Cessna Citation Excel (560-5126) NetJets
N628QS Cessna Citation Excel (560-5305) NetJets
N702FL Cessna Citation X (750-0076) Flight Options
N706CJ Learjet 60 (60-207) King Aircraft Ltd
N815TR BAE.125-700A (NA0273) Forest Air LLC
N902BW Canadair Challenger 601 (5005) Goodfriend Aviation LLC
N902BW
N903AL Learjet 35 (35A-084) Alco Holdings LLC

Palm Springs Air Museum

153851 McDonnell Douglas QF-4S Phantom II (2299)
153851
154162 Grumman A-6E Intruder (I-297)
154162
154649 Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk (13767)
154649
154895 Sikorsky UH-34D (58-1805)
154895
160898 Grumman F-14A Tomcat (327)
160898
162403 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet (0231)
162403
163277 GD F-16N Falcon (3M-10)
163277
36176 Douglas SBD-5 (4815)
36176
67-15574 Bell AH-1G Cobra (20238)
6715574
68-16940 Bell GOH-58C Kiowa (40254)
68-16940
N114BP Supermarine Spitfire FR.XIVe (6S-648296)
N114BP
N151BP North American P-51D Mustang (122-41448)
N151BP
N163BP Bell RP-63A Kingcobra (42-68864)
NX163BP
N170HF Bell 47G (03687)
N170HF
N207F Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat (C154)
NX207F
N28118 Piper J.3L-65 Cub (4594)
N28118
N31235 Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (1788)
N31235
N3509G Boeing B-17G Fortress (8687-VE)
4485778
N47RP Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (399-55744)
N47201 Grumman FM-2 Wildcat (3268)
N47201
N4964W Grumman F6F-5K Hellcat (A-12225)
NX4964W
N60154 Douglas C-47B (16007/32755)
N60154
N62LH Bell 206L Longranger (45587) ..pleasure flights
NX62290 Chance Vought FG-1D Corsair (3890)
NX62290
N63555 Boeing Stearman (75-8014)
N6633D Lockheed T-33B Shooting Star (5327)
NX6633D
NL700A Grumman F8F Gulfhawk (D1262)
NL700A
NL7075C Grumman TBM-3E Avenger (3847)
NL7075C
N7171M Grumman C-1A Trader (078)
N7171M
N7273C Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon (37211)
N7273C
N7613C North American T-6G Texan (168-347)
93243
N8163H North American TB-25N Mitchell (108-47501)
N8163H
N85JR North American T-6G Texan (168-526)
N85JR
N9425Z Douglas A-26C Invader (29000)
N9425Z
N95467 Grumman JRF-6 Goose (1161)
N95467
N999CD Curtiss TP-40N Warhawk (32824)
N999CD

Hemet Valley

(1014) ? Mikoyan MiG-21F (161014 ?) Prop and Jet Air Museum, ex Czech AF
MIG21
(136745)/70 Grumman S-2A Tracker (654) Preserved in Lloyd M Venable Memorial Park
160792/AF-02 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (R1039) Prop and Jet Air Museum
N20TW Douglas DC-3 (2236) Paralift Inc
N20TW
N26MA Douglas DC-3 (2169) Paralift Inc
N26MA
N4035S Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane (64.099) Siller Aviation
N413DF Rockwell OV-10 Bronco (305-013) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N428DF Grumman S-2 Tracker (137C) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N429DF Rockwell OV-10 Bronco (305-011) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N437DF Grumman S-2 Tracker (123C) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N440DF Grumman S-2 Tracker (148C) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N450DF Grumman S-2 Tracker (228C) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N490DF Bell UH-1H (12375) USDA Forest Service FEPP, GIA on pole
N490DF
N5BA Beech G.18S (BA-614) Oleetho-3 Inc
N59843/296046/613 Vultee BT-13A Valiant (79-9244L) Prop and Jet Air Museum
613
N601WT Turbo Commander 690D (15016) Electroair Inc
N6159F Air Tractor AT-802A (802A-0029)
N6159F
N8512L Air Tractor AT-802 (802-0170)
N8512L
N85303 Grumman G-64 Albatross (186) Surf Wing Inc
N85303
N489DF Bell EH-1X (12224) USDA Forest Service FEPP

Perris

N125SA DeHavilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter (104) Perris Valley Aviation Service
N125SA
N127NK Douglas DC-9 (47361) Perris Valley Skydiving
N127NK
N269PM Swearingen SA26T Merlin (T26-026) Perris Air LLC
N346F Pilatus PC-6 (2001) PM Leasing Inc
N4NE Short SC7 Skyvan (SH1885) Perris Valley Aviation Service
N4NE
N64150 DeHavilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter (150) Perris Valley Aviation Service
N65WH Learjet 25 (25B-086) wfu
N708PV DeHavilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter (489) Perris Valley Aviation Service

March AFB

164387 Boeing E-6B (24500) US Navy
57-1438 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17509) 452nd AMW/US Air Force
57-1459 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17530) 452nd AMW/US Air Force
57-2598 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17734) 452nd AMW/US Air Force
60-0321 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18096) 97th AMW/US Air Force
61-0324 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18231) 452nd AMW/US Air Force
62-3558 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18541) 452nd AMW/US Air Force
97-0043 McDonnell Douglas C-17A Globemaster III (P-043) 452nd AMW/US Air Force
05-5140 McDonnell Douglas C-17A Globemaster III (P-140) 452nd AMW/US Air Force
05-5142 McDonnell Douglas C-17A Globemaster III (P-142) 452nd AMW/US Air Force
N3930A AS.350 Ecureuil (4676) Dept of Homeland Security
N748AM AS.350 Ecureuil (4617) Dept of Homeland Security

Los Angeles - evening

B-16702 Boeing 777 (32640) EVA Air
B-HUS Boeing 747 (25152) Cathay Pacific
C-FHNS Gulfstream 100 (156) Jetport Inc
F-GSPK Boeing 777 (29010) Air France
HS-TLD Airbus A340 (775) Thai Airways International
N127UW Airbus A320 (4202) US Airways
N157QS Beechjet 400 (RK-520) NetJets
N23A Learjet 35 (35A-233) Max Quest LLC
N337FX Canadair Challenger 604 (5647) FlexJets
N367DA Learjet 35 (35A-599) Global Holding Corp
N422LA Boeing 767 (35818) LAN Airlines
N542FX Canadair Challenger 300 (20217) FlexJets
N551V Cessna Citation II (550-0850) N551V LLC
N628CM Canadair Challenger 601 (3062) Polar Bear Express II LLC
N711SY Boeing 737NG (30245) Sun Country Airlines
N752MA Boeing 737 (28198) Miami Air International
N832QS Hawker 800XP (258683) NetJets
N843NN Boeing 737NG (30906) American Airlines
N868DS Grumman Gulfstream 2 (123) World Jet Inc
N950QS Cessna Citation X (750-0050) NetJets
N955QS Cessna Citation X (750-0055) NetJets