A Day at Santa Barbara Airport, September 24, 2004

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Go to the Home PageThe Santa Barbara Airport hosted "A Day at the Airport" on Saturday, September 25. Here's a survey of the wide variety of general aviation and regional airline airplanes that flew into the Santa Barbara Airport in the 24 hours before the event.

North American P-51D Mustang, N51MV Nervous Energy No. 5 arrived at the airport at a quarter to nine in the morning the day before the event. I shot its intial pass over the airport from my back yard. I drove to the viewing area at the east end of the airport.

Delta Connection Bombardier CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet, N430SW Canadian manufactured Skywest Airlines Bombardier CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet, N430SW flies for Delta Connection. Its serial number is 7523, and it was built in 2001.

Nothing special was happening at the airport so I returned home.

Convair C-131D Samaritan, N131CW Convair C-131D Samaritan, N131CW made a pass over the airport at half past eleven. I drove back to the airport to see if I could photograph its landing.

United Express Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia, N233SW Brazilian manufactured Skywest Airlines Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia, N233SW flies for United Express. Its serial number is 120.307, and it was built in 1995.

Convair C-131D Samaritan, N131CW Convair C-131D Samaritan, N131CW returned to the airport at a quarter to twelve.

Convair C-131D Samaritan, N131CW Convair C-131D Samaritan, N131CW flew for the Air Force as 54-2809. It is part of the collection of the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force.

Convair C-131D Samaritan, N131CW Convair C-131D Samaritan, N131CW.

Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk, 162346, HSL-45 Wolfpack #50 Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk, 162346, #50 of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light HSL-45 Wolfpack based at Naval Air Station North Island.

Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk, 162346, HSL-45 Wolfpack #50 Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk, 162346, #50 of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light HSL-45 Wolfpack flew in and taxied to Hangar 1. The crew probably went to the Elephant Bar for lunch.

America West Express Bombardier 
CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet, N97325 Canadian manufactured Mesa Airlines Bombardier CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet, N97325 flies for America West Express. Its serial number is 7325, and it was built in 1999.

Beech Baron 58TC, N60ET Beech Baron 58TC, N60ET. Its serial number is TK-57.

Beech Baron 95-B55 (T42A), N704YB Beech Baron 95-B55 (T42A), N704YB. Its serial number is TC-1156, and it was built in 1968.

Cessna 425 Conquest, N825B Cessna 425 Conquest, N825B. Its serial number is 425-0123, and it was built in 1981.

Gulfstream IV, N917VZ Gulfstream IV, N917VZ. Its serial number is 1292, and it was built in 1996.

Fedex Cessna 208 Caravan, N762FE Fedex Cessna 208 Caravan, N762FE. Its serial number is 208B0255, and it was built in 1991.

Delta Connection Bombardier CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet, N591SW Canadian manufactured Skywest Airlines Bombardier CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet, N591SW flies for Delta Connection. Its serial number is 7079, and it was built in 1995.

Cessna Citation 560, N317QS Cessna Citation 560, N317QS. Its serial number is 560-0317, and it was built in 1995.

United Express Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia, N583SW Brasilian manufactured Skywest Airlines Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia, N583SW flies for United Express. Its serial number is 120.351, and it was built in 1999.

Bombardier Learjet 45, N426FX Bombardier Learjet 45, N426FX. Its serial number is 162, and it was built in 2001.

American Eagle SAAB 340B, N393AE Swedish manufactured American Eagle SAAB 340B, N393AE. Its serial number is 340B393.

Cessna Citation 560, N554EJ Cessna Citation 560, N554EJ. Its serial number is 560-0328, and it was built in 1995.

Piper PA-34-200T Seneca, N1656H Piper PA-34-200T Seneca, N1656H. Its serial number is 34-7770131.

Beech Baron 58, N266EA Beech Baron 58, N266EA. Its serial number is TH-2031.

Hawker 800XP, N828CW Hawker 800XP, N828CW. Its serial number is 258428, and it was built in 1999.

Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk, 162346, HSL-45 Wolfpack #50 Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk, 162346, #50 of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light HSL-45 Wolfpack departed in the early afternoon.

Cessna 172R Skyhawk, N107AF Cessna 172R Skyhawk, N107AF of the American Flyers flight school. Its serial number is 17281056, and it was built in 2001.

Aero Commander 690D, N6BZ Aero Commander 690D, N6BZ. Its serial number is 15008, and it was built in 1982.

Piper PA-28-181 Cherokee, N8075E Piper PA-28-181 Cherokee, N8075E. Its serial number is 28-8090065, and it was built in 1979.

Cessna 172L Skyhawk, N7132Q Cessna 172L Skyhawk, N7132Q. Its serial number is 17260432, and it was built in 1972.

Cessna Citation-X 750, N22NG Cessna Citation-X 750, N22NG. Its serial number is 750-0204, and it was built in 2002.

Piper PA-44-180 Seminole, N2126X Piper PA-44-180 Seminole, N2126X. Its serial number is 44-7995273, and it was built in 1979.

Cessna Citation-X 750, N22NG Cessna Citation-X 750, N22NG. Its serial number is 750-0204, and it was built in 2002.

Santa Barbara Airport fire truck F81 Santa Barbara Airport fire truck F81.

Cessna Citation 550, N318CS Cessna Citation 550, N318CS. Its serial number is 550-1029.

Raytheon Beechjet 400A, N718TA Raytheon Beechjet 400A, N718TA. Its serial number is RK-195, and it was built in 1998.

Cirrus SR22, N845XG Cirrus SR22, N845XG. Its serial number is 0505.

Waco YMF, N181AS Waco YMF, N181AS was built by Classic Aircraft Corporation in 1992. Its serial number is F5C-050.

Waco YMF, N181AS Waco YMF, N181AS.

United Express Bombardier CL-600-2C10 Regional Jet, N514MJ Canadian manufactured Mesa Airlines Bombardier CL-600-2C10 Regional Jet, N514MJ flies for United Express. Its serial number is 10116, and it was built in 2003.

Piper PA-32R-301T Saratoga II, N8409Y Piper PA-32R-301T Saratoga II, N8409Y. Its serial number is 32R-8129086, and it was built in 1981.

Cessna Citation-XL 560XL, N639QS Cessna Citation-XL 560XL, N639QS. Its serial number is 560-5139, and it was built in 2000.

United Express Bombardier CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet, N906SW Canadian manufactured Skywest Airlines Bombardier CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet, N906SW flies for United Express. Its serial number is 7510, and it was built in 2001.

Cessna Citation-X 750, N825GA Cessna Citation-X 750, N825GA. Its serial number is 750-0143, and it was built in 2001.

Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage, N727MC Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage, N727MC. Its serial number is 4636085, and it was built in 1997.

Turkey buzzard A Turkey buzzard circled over the end of the runway.

Cessna 172S Skyhawk, N562F Brand new Cessna 172S Skyhawk, N562F. Its serial number is 172S9664, and it was built in 2004.

Cessna 441 Conquest II, N441GA Cessna 441 Conquest II, N441GA. Its serial number is 441-0234, and it was built in 1981.

Aero Commander 695A, N337DR Aero Commander 695A, N337DR. Its serial number is 15007, and it was built in 1982.

Cessna T337C Super Skymaster, N2620S Cessna T337C Super Skymaster, N2620S. Its serial number is 337-0920, and it was built in 1968.

Dassault Falcon 2000, N151GR Dassault Falcon 2000, N151GR. Its serial number is 151.


A Day at Santa Barbara Airport, Saturday, September 25

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