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

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Sunday, 28 November 2010

27/11/10 - SFO - Santa Rosa - Alameda - Oakland - etc

RichT's log from a day out in the SFO area

San Francisco - morning & evening

9V-SWB Boeing 777 (33377) Singapore Airlines
A6-ECX Boeing 777 (38982) Emirates
B-16713 Boeing 777 (33756) EVA Air
B-18203 Boeing 747 (28711) China Airlines
B-HUG Boeing 747 (25870) Cathay Pacific
C-FGLW Embraer EMB190 (19000022) Air Canada
C-FHJU Embraer EMB190 (19000044) Air Canada
C-FMZU Embraer EMB190 (19000118) Air Canada
C-FYKC Airbus A319 (0691) Air Canada
C-FZUG Airbus A319 (0697) Air Canada
CC-CXE Boeing 767 (35696) LAN Airlines
D-AIHX Airbus A340 (981) Lufthansa
F-GLZL Airbus A340 (210) Air France
HB-JMJ Airbus A340 (150) Swiss International Air Lines
HB-JMJ
HL7750 Boeing 777 (34209) Korean Air
JA709J Boeing 777 (32896) Japan Airlines
JA709J
JA782A Boeing 777 (33416) All Nippon Airways
N143SL Piaggio P180 Avanti (1109) Avantair
N168CL Boeing 747 (29906) China Airlines
N169DZ Boeing 767 (29689) Delta
N171DN Boeing 767 (24759) Delta
N175AT Boeing 737NG (32652) AirTran Airways
N180US Airbus A321 (1525) US Airways
N236QS Dassault Falcon 2000 (136) NetJets
N267FX Learjet 60 (60-356) FlexJets
N268WS Learjet 60 (60-268) Winged Foot Services LLC
N27213 Boeing 737NG (28773) Continental Airlines
N285AT Boeing 737NG (32670) AirTran Airways
N289AT Boeing 737NG (32673) AirTran Airways
N314AW Boeing 737 (23733) US Airways
N314QS Cessna Citation V (560-0441) NetJets
N317AS Boeing 737NG (30856) Alaska Airlines
N334FX Canadair Challenger 604 (5586) FlexJets
N341QS Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0225) NetJets
N3758Y Boeing 737NG (30814) Delta
N3763D Boeing 737NG (29629) Delta
N377DA Boeing 737NG (29625) Delta
N38403 Boeing 737NG (30120) Continental Airlines
N385DN Boeing 737NG (30348) Delta
N393SW Embraer EMB120 Brasilia (120330) United Express
N417CS Cessna Citationjet 3 (525B0090) CitationShares
N422FL Beechjet 400 (RK-346) Flight Options
N427SW Canadair Regional Jet (7497) Delta Connection
N441QS Gulfstream 4 (1341) NetJets
N477TA Airbus A319 (1952) TACA International Airlines
N490QS Gulfstream 4 (1488) NetJets
N498TA Airbus A320 (3418) TACA International Airlines
N507AY Airbus A321 (3712) US Airways
N514UA Boeing 757 (24839) United Airlines
N516CC IAI Galaxy (020) Morgan Flight LLC
N520AS Boeing 737NG (36481) Alaska Airlines
N523UW Airbus A321 (3960) US Airways
N524VA Airbus A319 (3204) Virgin America
N534FX Canadair Challenger 300 (20161) FlexJets
N544CM Dassault Falcon 50 (173) Carpau Corp
N560AV Cessna Citation V (560-0321) Teton Leasing LLC
N563SW Embraer EMB120 Brasilia (120338) Skywest Airlines
N57870 Boeing 757 (33525) Continental Airlines
N584SW Embraer EMB120 Brasilia (120352) Skywest Airlines
N587NW Boeing 757 (32986) Delta
N588HA Boeing 767 (33466) Hawaiian Airlines
N592NW Boeing 757 (32992) Delta
N607SW Boeing 737 (27927) Southwest Airlines
N623JB Airbus A320 (2504) JetBlue Airways
N633JB Airbus A320 (2671) JetBlue Airways
N644AS Boeing 737NG (30795) Alaska Airlines
N650BG Pilatus PC-12 (654) P & M Aero LLC
N657JB Airbus A320 (3119) JetBlue Airways
N661AW Airbus A320 (1284) US Airways
N661QS Cessna Citation Excel (560-5677) NetJets
N675AW Airbus A320 (2405) US Airways
N709JB Airbus A320 (3488) JetBlue Airways
N72405 Boeing 737NG (30122) Continental Airlines
N737QS Gulfstream 200 (127) NetJets
N742SK Canadair CRJ-700 (10197) United Express
N746JB Airbus A320 (3622) JetBlue Airways
N755QS Gulfstream 200 (168) NetJets
N756XJ Cessna Citation X (750-0256) XoJet
N75851 Boeing 757 (32810) Continental Airlines
N760JB Airbus A320 (3659) JetBlue Airways
N766SW Boeing 737NG (29806) Southwest Airlines
N77430 Boeing 737NG (37098) Continental Airlines
N785UA Boeing 777 (26954) United Airlines
N788AS Boeing 737 (28885) Alaska Airlines
N789KG Cessna Citation Excel (560-5538) TKG Aviation LLC
N802QS Cessna Citation Encore (560-0706) NetJets
N803FR Airbus A318 (2017) Frontier Airlines
N804FR Airbus A318 (2051) Frontier Airlines
N808NN Boeing 737NG (33206) American Airlines
N810NW Airbus A330 (674) Delta
N812G Canadair Challenger 604 (5330) Gap Inc
N815MD Embraer EMB170 (17000034) Midwest Connect
N842QS Hawker 800XP (258542) NetJets
N918SW Canadair Regional Jet (7645) United Express
N923FJ Canadair CRJ-900 (15023) US Airways Express
N935AN Boeing 737NG (30081) American Airlines
N9409F McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (53121) American Airlines
N949LL Cessna Citationjet 3 (525B0306) Leavitt Leasing Co Inc
N9624T McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (53594) American Airlines
N9627R McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (53597) American Airlines
N975TW McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (53625) American Airlines
PH-KCH McDonnell Douglas MD-11 (48562) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
XA-ZAM Boeing 737NG (35120) Aeromexico
ZK-OKG Boeing 777 (29403) Air New Zealand

Stinson Beach Seaplane Base

N2540K Cessna 180K Skywagon 230 (18052980)
N2540K
N461BD Cessna 172N Skyhawk (17270418)
N461BD
N5220G DHC-2 Beaver (0833) San Francisco Seaplane Tours Inc
N5220G

Novato - Gnoss Field

N822D Beech 60 Duke (P-008) Gary H Martin

Petaluma MAP

N752JT Boeing Stearman (75-4043) Roger A Willis
and 3 uncompleted Bedes

Santa Rosa - Pacific Coast Air Museum

0606 Ilyushin Il-14P (4340606)
0606
145608/604 Vought RF-8G Crusader (F8-0533) ..cockpit only
145608
146995/AH-125 Vought F-8K Crusader (F8-0742)
146995
151194/QG-07 Douglas A-4E Skyhawk (13364)
151194
153241 LTV A-7A Corsair II (A-150)
153241
155595/NG-500 Grumman A-6E Intruder (I-321)
155595
158959/WH-01 McDonnell Douglas AV-8C Harrier (712120)
158959
160889/AJ-200 Grumman F-14A Tomcat (318)
160889
163271/44 Lockheed F-16N Fighting Falcon (3M-04)
163271
41-39303 Douglas A-26B Invader (7016) ..hangared at airport
52-4913/FU-913 North American RF-86F Sabre (191-609)
52-4913
52-6475 Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (52-6475)
52-6475
52-9380 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-7465)
52-9380
57-1708 Sikorsky CH-34C (58-0868)
57-1708
57-2341 Cessna T-37B Tweet (40274)
57-2341
59-0086 Convair F-106A Delta Dart (8-24-215)
59-0086
62-3659 Northrop T-38A Talon (N5364)
62-3659
63-8331/RM Republic F-105F Thunderchief (F108)
63-8331
64-0823/FG McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II (1157)
64-0823
66-16779 Bell UH-1H Iroquois (08973)
66-16779
68-0162 General Dynamics F-111D (A6-78)..escape capsule only
68-0162
721387/AF-00 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (R1007)
721387
7245 Grumman HU-16E Albatross (334)
7245
N111AN Douglas DC-6B (44087) ..forward fuselage "Pacific Air"
N111AN
N17J Pitts S-1C Special (1I)
N17J
N443DF/84 Grumman S-2A Tracker (195)
N443DF
Unmarked Bede BD-5J (n/k)
BEDE5J

Santa Rosa - Sonoma County Airport

144388 Grumman F9F-8P Cougar (72)
144388
414888 P-51 Mustang Replica (n/a) Aces Supper Club - Holiday Inn
53-1328 North American F-86H Sabre (203-100) Pacific Coast Air Museum, under restoration
N7025N Grumman G-64 Albatross (409) Sea & Air Adventures
N25646 Douglas DC-3 ( 2234) Richs Flying Service Inc
N26RX Agusta A109 (7606) Reach Air Medical Services LLC
N325N North American B-25J Mitchell (108-47452) Mitchell Mania LLC
N345RL Learjet 45 (45-180) HMC Interests LLC
N410QX DHC-8 (4053) Horizon Air
N416C/1911 Grumman G-64 Albatross (296) Lynn C Hunt
N416C
N456CL Learjet 35 (35A-456) Suburban Properties LLC
N51ZD Grumman G-64 Albatross (374) Nimbus Aviation LLC
N56RJ Pilatus PC-12 (758) Flying Fish Aviation LLC
N609A PZL TS-11 Iskra (1H0609) Richard C Keiter
N650TA Cessna Citation III (650-0088) SOB Inc
N7119D Robinson R-22 (2939) Jim & Jims Cycles Of Ukiah Inc
N74874 Douglas A-26B Invader (27787) Jack A Bazler Trustee
N7973B Grumman G-64 Albatross (407) Paga Holdings LLC
N962QS Cessna Citation X (750-0126) NetJets
N967SH Robinson R-22 (3946) Jim & Jims Cycle Of Ukiah Inc
N98HU Grumman G-64 Albatross (033)
49-075

Alameda - Encinal High School

148610 Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (12803)
148610

Alameda Point - USS Hornet

124915/UP-8 Piasecki HUP-1 Retriever (008)
124915
132057/WR-5 North American FJ-2 Fury (181-131)
132057
136691/691 Grumman US-2B Tracker (600)
136691
138349 North American T-28B Trojan (200-420)
138349
141821/205 Grumman F-11A Tiger (138) ..cockpit only
141821
143703/NL-412 Vought DF-8F Crusader (F8-0070)
143703
147034/00 Vought F-8K Crusader (F8-0781) ..cockpit only
147034
148999/66 Sikorsky SH-3H Seaking (61-073)
148999
149021 Kaman SH-2F Seasprite (025)
149021
150553YZ-63 Sikorsky UH-34D (58-1680)
150553
153879 McDonnell Douglas F-4S Phantom II (2461) ..on deck
153879
158137/00 Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk (14174)
158137
160599/NG-700 Lockheed S-3B Viking (394A-1179) ..on deck
160599
162689/AD-101 Grumman F-14A Tomcat (535) ..on deck
162689
69375/14 Grumman TBM-3 Avenger (2114)
69375

Oakland IAP

C-FKFA Convair 580 (100) Conair Aviation
C-GYXC Convair 580 (507) Conair Aviation
N107SL Piaggio P180 Avanti (1073) Avantair
N134NW BAE.125-700 (257134) Northwestern Aircraft Capital Corp
N144PK Gulfstream 4 (1210) PK Aire Inc
N156SL Piaggio P180 Avanti (1115) Avantair
N178SF Cessna Citation Mustang (510-0128) E&J Logistics LLC
N224MD Embraer EMB500 Phenom 100 (50000057) Dr Lokesh S Tantuwaya MD Inc
N224MD
N241PH Beech King Air 200 (BB-1182) PHI Inc
N24ZD IAI Astra Jet (073) AppelOne LLC
N24ZD
N255WN Boeing 737NG (32513) Southwest Airlines
N259FX Learjet 60 (60-295) FlexJets
N29SJ/A46 Cessna O-2A Super Skymaster (337M-0318) San Jose State University, in compound
N29SJ
N308FE Douglas DC-10 (48297) FedEx Express
N342QS Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0214) NetJets
N350BV Cessna Citationjet 2 (525A0186) Diane S Lake-CA LLC
N358NW Airbus A320 (0832) Delta
N35ET Cessna Citation II (550-0879) Bright World Inc
N367FE Douglas DC-10 (46605) FedEx Express
N369QS Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0081) NetJets
N3725L Raytheon 390 Premier I (RB-155) N940P LLC
N3734X Aero Commander 100-180 Lark Commander (5242) San Jose State University, in compound
N377PH Swearingen SA227AC Metro (AC-574) Ameriflight
N384FE Douglas DC-10 (46617) FedEx Express
N394SW Boeing 737 (27380) Southwest Airlines
N429LX Beechjet 400 (RK-265) Flight Options
N440QS Gulfstream 450 (4025) NetJets
N493TM Beechjet 400 (RK-582) Aircraft Holding Co One LLC
N500WY Pilatus PC-12 (762) M&N Aviation
N506QS Gulfstream 5 (623) NetJets
N554VR Pilatus PC-12 (288) Victoria Racing LLC
N579FE McDonnell Douglas MD-11 (48470) FedEx Express
N581JS Embraer EMB500 Phenom 100 (50000110) JetSuite
N589JB Airbus A320 (2215) JetBlue Airways
N597JB Airbus A320 (2307) JetBlue Airways
N617AS Boeing 737NG (30542) Alaska Airlines
N625JB Airbus A320 (2535) JetBlue Airways
N641JB Airbus A320 (2848) JetBlue Airways
N6616T Cessna 150A (150-59016) San Jose State University, in compound
N6616T
N665FE Airbus A300 (769) FedEx Express
N67PW Dassault Falcon 50 (248) 67PW LLC
N743QS Gulfstream 200 (216) NetJets
N747XJ Cessna Citation X (750-0247) XoJet
N751BH Cessna Citation X (750-0059) Bob L Herd
N760SW Boeing 737NG (27874) Southwest Airlines
N782XJ Cessna Citation X (750-0282) XoJet
N816AW Airbus A319 (1350) US Airways
N829AW Airbus A319 (1563) US Airways
N850JR SOCATA TBM700 (348) BP Microsystems Leasing LLC
N902F Cessna Citation VII (650-7022) TF Aircraft LLC
N907WN Boeing 737NG (36619) Southwest Airlines
N907WS Canadair Challenger 604 (5571) N907WS Aviation LLC
N9111N Piper PA-46 Malibu (4608038) FBN Holding Corp
N916WN Boeing 737NG (36623) Southwest Airlines
N941WN Boeing 737NG (36647) Southwest Airlines
N96AV Beech 99 (U-201) Ameriflight
N973MW Grumman Gulfstream 3 (301) MWDC Texas Inc
N977AA Beech King Air 90 (LJ-0555) Eagle Air Med Corp

Oakland Aviation Museum

136624/624 Grumman S-2A Tracker (533)..nose only
136624
147666 Douglas KA-3B Skywarrior (12430)
147666
152910/NL-520 Grumman KA-6D Intruder (I-214)
152910
154332/040 Douglas A-4M Skyhawk (13720)
154332
(159301)/70-945/MB LTV A-7E Corsair II (E-372)
159301
(159381)/NASA701 McDonnell Douglas TAV-8B Harrier (212021)
159381
160666/200 Grumman NF-14A Tomcat (285)
160666
53-7524 Republic RF-84F Thgunderflash (541) ..forward fuselage only
53-7524
60-3504 North American CT-39A Sabreliner (265-32)
60-3504
G-AKNP Short Solent 3 (S.1295) "City of Cardiff"
G-AKNP
N18629 Monocoupe 110 (6W-00)
UNKNOWN
N10EF Skystar Kitfox Classic Mk.4 (JCU-117)
N10EF
N1VF Setrakian Wright Ex (1)
N1VF
N23SH Aero Dynamics Sparrow Hawk Mk.II (860106)
N23SH
N325A Bede BD-5B (3555)
N325A
N38BB Lockheed 10 Electra (1026)
N38BB
N444SQ Douglas DC-6 (45320) ..nose only
N444SQ
N4473W Stoddard-Hamilton Glasair I (385A)
N4473W
N45LE Rutan VariEze (1491)
N45LE
N464BB TEAM Minimax 1600R Sport (MK703)
N464BB
N751JR Jurca MJ.77 Gnatsum (34)
N751JR
N77NS Rutan VariEze (592)
N77NS
N90589 Mikoyan MIG-15bis (2292)
NX90589
unmarked Rutan VariEze (n/k)
VARIEZE
unmarked Stoddard-Hamilton Glasair (n/k)
GLASAIR

Hayward Air Terminal

N1014 Aero Commander 680 (1244-125) wfu
N7342R Beech 60 Duke (P-290) Robert E Pursel JR
N156SH Robinson R-22 (4159) M Spitzer
N41VP Cessna Citation Encore (560-0626) Citation Technology Partners II LLC
N469MA Mitsubishi MU2 (1543SA) Excel Partners LLC
N603SC Learjet 60 (60-096) Flextronics Photonics PPT Inc
N603SC
N621SC Agusta A109 (22078) South Bay Helicopter Service Inc
N7194U Robinson R-44 (0975) Red Dog Air LLC
N911VR Bell 212 (30998) wfu in Fire Dept compound
N911VR
VH-YGT

San Carlos

N480TT Enstrom 480 (5019)
N480TT
N698M Enstrom 280F (1509)
N698M
N5690D Enstrom 280C (1154)
N5690D
N7819 Enstrom 280FX (2092)
N7819

San Carlos - Burger King

N501HA Hiller UH-12E (2534)

San Carlos - Hiller Museum

69-18001 Lockheed YO-3A Quiet Star (002)
69-18001
G-AWNG Boeing 747 (20269) ..nose only
G-AWNG
N105AR Arnold AR-5 (X-1)
N105AR
N139AF/68 Aero L-39C Albatross (533526)
N139AF
N15522 Stearman-Hammond Y-1-S (307)
NC15522
N158 Hollman HA-2M Sportster Autogyro (001)
N158
N15921 Fairchild F.24C-8C Argus (2724)
NC15921
N2FC Christen Eagle II (0001)
N2FC
N3133 Pietenpol Air Camper (001)
N3133
N3776G Hiller 1099 Ten99 (1)
N3776G
N3807 Waco 10GXE (1197)
NC3807
N3902L Thaden T-1 Argonaut (1)
NX3902
N39KH Bell 47D (39)
N39KH
N434P Curtiss Wright Travel Air D-4-D (515)
N434P
N47245/116374 Hiller OH-23B Raven (624)
N47245
N644SA Bede BD-5B Micro (1)
N644SA
N6497C Paulic XT3B-1 (1)
NX6497C
N6740 Mono Aircraft Monocoupe 70 (151)
N6740
N67707 Hiller UH-5B (1)
NX67707
N68276 Hiller UH-4 Commuter (2)
NX68276
N68583 Nelson PG-185B Hummingbird (83)
N68583
N78RA Rutan Defiant (001)
N78RA
N805NA Ames-Dryden AD-1 (1)
N805NA
N8118H Hiller UH-12A Raven (118)
N8118H
N86572/2 Grumman F4F Wildcat (5626)
N86572
N87482 Republic RC-3 Seabee (33)
N87482
N9065U Boeing 737 (19946) ..nose only
N9065U
N9481 Fairchild 22C7D (911)
NC9481
X369Y Buhl A-1 autogyro (1)
X369Y
unmarked Boeing Condor HALE drone (n/k)
CONDOR
unmarked Hiller Hornet (n/k)
HORNET
unmarked Hiller J10 replica (n/k)
J10
unmarked Hiller UH-12E4 replica (n/k)
UH12
unmarked Maupin Lanteri Black Diamond (1)
DIAMOND
unmarked Montgomery glider replica (n/k)
MONTGOMERY
unmarked Quicksilver MX microlight (n/k)
QUICKSILVER
unmarked Wright Model B replica (n/k)
WRIGHTFLYER