Air Traffic at Los Angeles international Airport
January 19, 2015



I spent some time at Los Angeles international Airport photographing airliners and frieghters on January 19. 2015. Airbus A380 operations are picking up. 777s are hauling the majority of international passengers. 747s are not as common as they used to be. Only one 787 showed up. I started the day shooting approaches to the north runways before moving to Imperial Hill to photograph operations on the south runways.

Virgin America Airbus A320-214 N621VA, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Virgin America Airbus A320-214 N621VA first flew as F-WWDJ on December 12, 2005. Its construction number is 2616. It was delivered to to Virgin America on February 23, 2006.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N708SW, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N708SW first flew on February 27, 1997. Its construction number is 27842. It was delivered to Southwest on December 15, 1998.

American Boeing 737-823 N808NN, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American Boeing 737-823 N808NN first flew on September 17, 2009. Its construction number is 33206. It was delivered to American Airlines on September 30, 2009.

, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Southwest Boeing 737-3H4 N399WN first flew on February 9, 1995. Its construction number is 27693. It was delivered to Southwest on February 23, 1995.

American Boeing 737-823 N949NN, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American Boeing 737-823 N949NN first flew on April 3, 2014. Its construction number is 31192. It was delivered to American Airlines on April 17, 2014.

Great Lakes Aviation Beech 1900D N219GL, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Great Lakes Aviation Beech 1900D N219GL was built in May 1996. Its construction number is UE-219. It was delivered to Unex-Mesa as N219YV on June 7, 1996. Great Lakes Aviation registered it as N219GL on April 23, 1998.

Air Canada Boeing 767-375ER C-FCAB, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Air Canada Boeing 767-375ER C-FCAB first flew as N6055X on April 3, 1988. Its construction number is 24082. It was delivered to to Canadian Airlines on April 15, 1988. It was merged into the Air Canada fleet on March 29, 2001.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N275WN, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N275WN first flew on April 23, 2007. Its construction number is 36153. It was delivered to Southwest on May 3, 2007.

Delta Connection Canadair CRJ-900ER CL-600-2D24 N825SK, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Connection Canadair CRJ-900ER CL-600-2D24 N825SK is operated by Skywest Airlines. Its construction number is 15212. It was delivered to Skywest Airlines on January 15, 2009.

China Southern Cargo Boeing 777-F1B B-2073, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 China Southern Cargo Boeing 777-F1B B-2073 first flew as N1785B on August 31, 2009. Its construction number is 37311. It was delivered to to China Southern Cargo on December 1, 2009.

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Saudi Arabian Boeing 777-368ER HZ-AK17, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Saudi Arabian Boeing 777-368ER HZ-AK17 first flew on March 23, 2013. Its construction number is 41054. It was delivered to to Saudi Arabian on May 17, 2013.

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Delta Boeing 737-932 N831DN, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Boeing 737-932 N831DN first flew on December 11, 2014. Its construction number is 31942.

American Eagle Canadair CL-600-2B19 N863AS, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American Eagle Canadair CL-600-2B19 N863AS is operated by Expressjet Airlines. It first flew as C-FMML. Its construction number is 7487. It was delivered to Atlantic Southeast Airlines on March 22, 2001. It was leased to Comair on June 20, 2005 and then to Skywest Airlines on November 16, 2005. It was acquired by Expressjet Airlines on February 24, 2012.

Westjet Boeing 737-7CT C-GWJF, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Westjet Boeing 737-7CT C-GWJF first flew on October 21, 2004. Its construction number is 32766. It was delivered to Westjet on November 4, 2004.

Virgin America Airbus A319-112 N524VA, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Virgin America Airbus A319-112 N524VA first flew as D-AVWK on July12, 2007. Its construction number is 3204. It was delivered to to Virgin America on August 8, 2007.

United Express Embraer Emb-120ER N579SW, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 United Express Embraer Emb-120ER N579SW is operated by Skywest Airlines. Its construction number is 120.347. It was delivered to Skywest Airlines on December 18, 1998.

Air New Zealand Boeing 777-219ER ZK-OKF, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Air New Zealand Boeing 777-219ER ZK-OKF first flew on July 11, 2006. Its construction number is 34378. It was delivered to Air New Zealand on July 20, 2006.

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Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N709SW, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N709SW was the third 737-700 built. It first flew on March 11, 1997. Its construction number is 27843. It was delivered to Southwest on October 26, 1998.

Delta Connection Embraer Emb-175LR ERJ-170-200LR N633CZ, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Connection Embraer Emb-175LR ERJ-170-200LR N633CZ is operated by Compass Airlines. It first flew as PT-SFW. Its construction number is 17000245. It was delivered to Compass Airlines on September 30, 2008.

Singapore Airbus A380-841 9V-SKN, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Singapore Airbus A380-841 9V-SKN first flew as F-WWSX on November 8, 2010. Its construction number is 71. It was delivered to Singapore Airlines on September 14, 2011.

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Alaska Boeing 737-890 N557AS, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Alaska Boeing 737-890 N557AS first flew on July 24, 2006. Its construction number is 35176. It was delivered to Alaska Airlines on August 7, 2006.

Alaska Boeing 737-890 N557AS, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Alaska Boeing 737-890 N557AS

Delta Boeing 777-232LR N701DF, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Boeing 777-232LR N701DN first flew on February 7, 2008. Its construction number is 29740. It was delivered to Delta on February 28, 2008.

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JetBlue Airways Airbus A321-231 N945JT, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 JetBlue Airways Airbus A321-231 N945JT first flew as D-AVXX on December 3, 2014. Its construction number is 6390.

Virgin America Airbus A320-214 N638VA, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Virgin America Airbus A320-214 N638VA first flew as D-AVVB on April 25, 2008. Its construction number is 3503. It was delivered to to Virgin America on May 8, 2008.

United Boeing 737-824 N26215, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 United Boeing 737-824 N26215 first flew as N1787B on July 12, 1998. Its construction number is 28775. It was delivered to Continental on August 4, 1998 and merged into the United fleet on November 10, 2011.

Delta Boeing 767-3P6ER N1501P, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Boeing 767-3P6ER N1501P first flew as N6046P on October 5, 1990. Its construction number is 24983. It was delivered to Gulf Air as A4O-GL on November 29, 1990. It was acquired by Delta as N1501P on April 222, 1997.

Alaska Boeing 737-890 N536AS, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Alaska Boeing 737-890 N536AS first flew on January 5, 2012. Its construction number is 35203. It was delivered to Alaska Airlines on January 23, 2012.

United Airbus A319-131 N848UA, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 United Airbus A319-131 N848UA first flew as D-AVYK on January 7 2002. Its construction number is 1647. It was delivered to United on January 25, 2002.

Boeing Company 737-7BC N835BA Boeing Business Jet, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Boeing Company 737-7BC N835BA Boeing Business Jet first flew as N1786B on February 7, 2000. Its construction number is 30572. It was delivered Boeing as N1005S on March 8, 2000. It was acquired by Executive Jet Aviation as N171QS on November 10, 2001. Share jet registered it as N254SJ on December 2, 2004 and re-registered it as N339BA on December 2, 2005. Boeing Company registered it as N835BA on August 25, 2007.

United Boeing 737-824 N73276, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 United Boeing 737-824 N73276 first flew on February 13, 2002. Its construction number is 31594. It was delivered to Continental on February 7, 2002 and merged into the United fleet on November 10, 2011.

Virgin America Airbus A318-321 N526VA, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Virgin America Airbus A318-321 N526VA first flew as D-AVYW on December 17, 2007. Its construction number is 3347. It was delivered to to Virgin America on January 9, 2008.

Virgin America Airbus A318-321 N526VA, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-33AER C-GHPE first flew on January 8, 2003. Its construction number is 33423. It was delivered to to Hawaiian Airlines on January 16, 2003. It was leased to Air Canada as C-GHPE on May 25, 2011 and transferred to Air Canada Rouge on June 1, 2013.

Virgin America Airbus A320-214 N361VA, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Virgin America Airbus A320-214 N361VA first flew as D-AXAL on March 7, 2013. Its construction number is 5515. It was delivered to to Virgin America on March 15, 2013.

Delta Connection Embraer 175LR ERJ-170-200LR N615CZ, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Connection Embraer 175LR ERJ-170-200LR N615CZ is operated by Compass Airlines. It first flew as PT-SCC. Its construction number is 17000207. It was delivered to Compass Airlines on February 19, 2008.

Delta Connection Embraer 175LR ERJ-170-200LR N606CZ, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Connection Embraer 175LR ERJ-170-200LR N606CZ is operated by Compass Airlines. It first flew as PT-SUH. Its construction number is 17000188. It was delivered to Compass Airlines on October 24, 2007.

Virgin America Airbus A320-214 N635VA, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Virgin America Airbus A320-214 N635VA first flew as F-WWBS on January 18, 2008. Its construction number is 3398. It was delivered to to Virgin America on February 19, 2008.

KLM Asia Boeing 747-406 PH-BFP, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 KLM Asia Boeing 747-406 PH-BFP was delivered to KLM on August 13, 1993. Its construction number is 26374. It has been carrying KLM Asia titles since 1999.

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China Airlines Boeing 777-36NER B-18052, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 China Airlines Boeing 777-36NER B-18052 first flew on October 10, 2014. Its construction number is 41822. It was delivered to China Airlines on October 23, 2014.

Photography Prints China Airlines Boeing 777-36NER B-18052, LAX, January 19, 2015. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Westjet Boeing 737-7CT C-GWBN, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Westjet Boeing 737-7CT C-GWBN first flew on August 5, 2005. Its construction number is 34155. It was delivered to Westjet on August 19, 2005.

Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 777-362ER B-KQJ, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 777-362ER B-KQJ first flew on October 4, 2013. Its construction number is 41760. It was delivered to China Airlines on October 29, 2013.

Photography Prints Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 777-362ER B-KQJ, LAX, January 19, 2015. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

United Express Embraer EMB-120ER N221SW, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 United Express Embraer EMB-120ER N221SW is operated by Skywest Airlines. Its construction number is 120.290. It was delivered to Skywest Airlines on April 27, 1994.

Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK first flew on July 26, 2013. Its construction number is 37835. It was delivered to Lufthansa on August 13, 2013.

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JetBlue Airways Airbus A321-231 N934JB, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 JetBlue Airways Airbus A321-231 N934JB first flew as D-AVXI on May 26, 2014. Its construction number is 6130. It was delivered to JetBlue Airways on June 5, 2014.

Alaska DeHavilland of Canada DHC-8-402 Q400 N436QX, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Alaska DeHavilland of Canada DHC-8-402 Q400 N436QX is operated by Horizon Air. It first flew as C-FUOF on November 19, 2008. Its construction number is 4236. It was delivered to Horizon Air on January 16, 2009.

United Boeing 757-222 N549UA, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 United Boeing 757-222 N549UA first flew on January 7, 1992. Its construction number is 25397. It was delivered to United on January 21, 1992.

Virgin America Airbus A320-214 N848VA, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Virgin America Airbus A320-214 N848VA first flew as F-WWDJ on December 8, 2011. Its construction number is 4959. It was delivered to Virgin America on December 22, 2011.

Westjet Boeing 737-76N C-FZWS, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Westjet Boeing 737-76N C-FZWS first flew on December 14, 2001. Its construction number is 32731. It was delivered to Westjet on January 9, 2002.

Southwest  Boeing 737-301 N659SW, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Southwest Boeing 737-301 N659SW first flew on May 1, 1985. Its construction number is 23229. It was delivered to Piedmont Airlines on May 20, 1985. It was merged into the US Air fleet as N301AU on August 5, 1989. Western Pacific Airlines registered it as N950WP on August 1, 1995. Southwest Boeing registered it N659SW on April 15, 1998.

Raytheon 1900D N29NG, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Raytheon 1900D N29NG was built in December 1997. Its construction number is UE-303. It was delivered to Proteus Airlines as F-GPSD on April 1, 1998. FKLC registered it as N11429 on March 5, 2003. Northrop-Grumman Systems Corporation registered it as N29NG on June 23, 2004.

Emirates  Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO first flew as F-WWAX on June 3, 2013. Its construction number is 136. It was delivered to Emirates on October 29, 2013.

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Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI first flew as F-WWSL on March 8, 2013. Its construction number is 115. It was delivered to Air France on September 12, 2013.

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Korean Airbus A380-861 HL7611, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611 first flew as F-WWAT on November 16, 2010. Its construction number is 35. It was delivered to Korean Air on May 31, 2011.

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Air New ZealandBoeing 777-319ER ZK-OKM, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Air New Zealand Boeing 777-319ER ZK-OKM first flew on November 8, 2010. Its construction number is 38405. It was delivered to Air New Zealand on December 20, 2010.

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Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-28EER HL7732, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-28EER HL7732 first flew on May 20, 2004. Its construction number is 29174. It was delivered to Asiana Airlines on May 27, 2004.

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EVA Air Boeing 777-35EER B-16713, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 EVA Air Boeing 777-35EER B-16713 first flew on January 18, 2009. Its construction number is 33756. It was delivered to EVA Air on January 20, 2009.

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American Boeing 777-223ER N766AN, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American Boeing 777-223ER N766AN first flew on June 18, 2003. Its construction number is 32880. It was delivered to American on June 30, 2003.

Nippon Cargo Airlines Boeing 747-4KZF JA08KZ, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Nippon Cargo Airlines Boeing 747-4KZF JA08KZ first flew on July 26, 2008. Its construction number is 36135. It was delivered to Nippon Cargo Airlines on July 31, 2008.

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British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE first flew as F-WWAS on October 9, 2013. Its construction number is 148. It was delivered to British Airways on March 6, 2014.

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Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-114 C-GARJ, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-114 C-GARJ first flew as D-AVYP on November 11, 1997. Its construction number is 752. It was delivered to Air Canada on December 4, 1997. It was transferred to Air Canada Rouge on March 1, 2014.

American Eagle Canadair CRJ-200ER CL-600-2B19 N869AS, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American Eagle Canadair CRJ-200ER CL-600-2B19 N869AS is operated by Expressjet Airlines. It first flew as C-FMOS. Its construction number is 7479. It was delivered to Atlantic Southeast Airlines on February 23, 2001. It was leased to Comair on May 17, 2005 and returned to Atlantic Southeast Airlines on June 5, 2005. It was leased to Skywest Airlines on March 5, 2006. It was acquired by Expressjet Airlines on February 24, 2012.

Etihad Airways Boeing 777-237LR A6-LRC, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Etihad Airways Boeing 777-237LR A6-LRC first flew as N5020K on June 16, 2007. Its construction number is 36302. It was delivered to Air India as VT-ALC on July 27, 2007. Etihad Airways registered it as A6-LRC on February 4, 2014.

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Delta Connection Embraer 175LR ERJ-170-200LR N638CZ, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Connection Embraer 175LR ERJ-170-200LR N638CZ is operated by Compass Airlines. It first flew as PT-SJL. Its construction number is 17000259. It was delivered to Compass Airlines on December 9, 2008.

Alaska DeHavilland of Canada DHC-8-402 Q400 N433QX, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Alaska DeHavilland of Canada DHC-8-402 Q400 N433QX is operated by Horizon Air. It first flew as C-FPQB on April 18, 2008. Its construction number is 4210. It was delivered to Horizon Air on June 27, 2008.

Virgin Atlantic Airways Airbus A340-642 G-VWKD, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Virgin Atlantic Airways Airbus A340-642 G-VWKD first flew as F-WWCQ on October 7, 2005. Its construction number is 706. It was delivered to Virgin Atlantic Airways on November 28, 2005.

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Virgin Atlantic Airways Airbus A340-642 G-VWKD, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Virgin Atlantic Airways Airbus A340-642 G-VWKD

Gathering of giants at the Bradley International Terminal, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Gathering of giants at the Bradley International Terminal: Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611, Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK, Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-28EER HL7732, and Etihad Airways Boeing 777-237LR A6-LRC.

Gathering of giants at the Bradley International Terminal, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Gathering of giants at the Bradley International Terminal: Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK, Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-28EER HL7732, and Etihad Airways Boeing 777-237LR A6-LRC.

Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI

Gathering of giants at the Bradley International Terminal, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Gathering of giants at the Bradley International Terminal: Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK, Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-28EER HL7732, and Etihad Airways Boeing 777-237LR A6-LRC.

Frontier Airbus A319-111 N928FR, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Frontier Airlines Airbus A319-111 N928FR first flew as D-AVWK on May 13, 2004. Its construction number is 2236. It was delivered to Frontier Airlines on June 3, 2004.

Aeroflot Airbus A330-243 VQ-BBF, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Aeroflot Airbus A330-243 VQ-BBF first flew as F-WWYB on September 10, 2009. Its construction number is 1045. It was delivered to Aeroflot as VQ-BBF on September 8, 2009.

Delta Boeing 767-332ER N1613B, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Boeing 767-332ER N1613B first flew on July 31, 2001. Its construction number is 32776. It was delivered to Delta on August 10, 2001.

American Boeing 757-223, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American Boeing 757-223

American McDonnell-Douglas MD-83 N965TW, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American McDonnell-Douglas MD-83 N965TW first flew on June 9, 1999. Its construction number is 53615. It was delivered to TWA on June 18, 1999. It ws merged into the American fleet on December 2, 2001.

Spirit Airbus A318-132 N519NK, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Spirit Airbus A318-132 N519NK first flew as D-AVWE on March 22, 2006. Its construction number is 2723. It was delivered to Spirit as N519NK on May 19, 2006. It was leased to Windjet as EI-ECY on December 8, 2008. WTC registered it as N519NK on October 26, 2012 and leased it to Spirit on February 20, 2013.

Gulfstream G650 G-VI VP-CTS, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Gulfstream G650 G-VI VP-CTS

American Boeing 757-223 N116AN, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American Boeing A321-231 N116AN first flew as D-AVZW on May 5, 2014. Its construction number is 6070. It was delivered to American on May 22, 2014.

United Boeing 737-924ER N73445, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 United Boeing 737-924ER N73445 first flew on April 5, 2011. Its construction number is 40000. It was delivered to Continental on April 26, 2011 and merged into the United fleet on November 10, 2011.

Delta Boeing 757-2Q8 N703TW, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Boeing 757-2Q8 N703TW first flew on November 14, 1996. Its construction number is 27620. It was delivered to TWA on November 22, 1996. It was merged into the American fleet on December 2, 2001 and leased to Delta on July 17, 2007.

China Airlines Boeing 777-36NER B-18052, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 China Airlines Boeing 777-36NER B-18052

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Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-28EER HL7732, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-28EER HL7732

United Boeing 787-8 N27903, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 United Boeing 787-8 N27903 first flew on December 7, 2012. Its construction number is 34823. It was delivered to United on December 20, 2012.

United Boeing 787-8 N27903, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 United Boeing 787-8 N27903

Delta Boeing 737-932ER N812DN, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Boeing 737-932ER N812DN first flew on November 26, 2013. Its construction number is 31923. It was delivered to Delta on December 12, 2013.

American Boeing 737-823 N818NN, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American Boeing 737-823 N818NN first flew on November 24, 2009. Its construction number is 30910. It was delivered to American Airlines on December 11, 2009.

Delta Boeing 757-351 N592NW, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Boeing 757-351 N592NW first flew on June 13, 2003. Its construction number is 32992. It was delivered to Northwest on June 30, 2003. It was merged into the Delta fleet on October 29, 2008.

American Boeing 777-323ER N725AN, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American Boeing 777-323ER N725AN first flew on July 7, 2013. Its construction number is 41666. It was delivered to American Airlines on July 31, 2013.

Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611

Lufthansa Airbus A-340-642 D-AIHT, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Lufthansa Airbus A-340-642 D-AIHT first flew as F-WWCH on April 3, 2008. Its construction number is 846. It was delivered to Lufthansa on April 29, 2008.

Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611 and Boeing 777-3B5ER HL8217, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611 and Boeing 777-3B5ER HL8217. Boeing 777-3B5ER HL8217 first flew on June 1, 2011. Its construction number is 37648. It was delivered to Korean Air on June 7, 2011.

American Boeing 777-323ER N725AN, Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611, Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK, Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, British Airways 
Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-28EER HL7732, and Etihad Airways Boeing 777-237LR A6-LRC, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American Boeing 777-323ER N725AN, Korean Air Airbus A380-861 HL7611, Air France Airbus A380-861 F-HPJI, Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK, Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EEO, British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Lufthansa Airbus A-340-642 D-AIHT, and Etihad Airways Boeing 777-237LR A6-LRC.

American Boeing 757-223 N689AA, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 American Boeing 757-223 N689AA first flew on June 24, 1993. Its construction number is 25731. It was delivered to American Airlines on July 9, 1993.

Delta Connection Embraer Emb-175LR ERJ-170-200LR N637CZ, Los Angeles international Airport, January 19, 2015 Delta Connection Embraer Emb-175LR ERJ-170-200LR N637CZ is operated by Compass Airlines. It first flew as PT-SJI. Its construction number is 17000256. It was delivered to Compass Airlines on November 24, 2008.





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Giant Jet Airplanes

  First Flight Wing Span Length Wing Area (ft2) Gross Weight (lbs) Engines
Boeing 777-9

2018

235ft 5in

251ft 9in

5,025

775,000

2 105,000 lb General Electric GE9X-105B1A
Scaled Composites Model 351 Stratolaunch

2018

385ft

238ft

?

1,300,000

6 56,750 lb Pratt & Whitney PW4056
Boeing 747-8 Jumbo Jet

2010

224ft,07in

250ft,02in

5,960

975,000

4 x 66,500 GEnx-2B67
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

2009

197ft, 03in

206ft

3,501

545,000

2 x 71,000 lb General Electric GEnx or Rolls-Royce Trent 1000
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

2009

197ft, 03in

186ft

3,501

502,500

2 x 64,000 lb General Electric GEnx or Rolls-Royce Trent 1000
Airbus A380

2005

261ft,10in

239ft,06in

9,100

1,235,000

4 x 84,000 lb RR Trent 900 or Engine Alliance GP-7200
Boeing 777-300ER

2003

212ft,07in

242ft,04in

4,700

775,000

2 x 115,300 lb GE90-115B
Airbus A340-600

2001

208ft,02in

247ft,01in

4,729

811,300

4 x 56,000 lb RR Trent 556
Boeing 777-200

1994

209ft,01in

199ft,11in

4,605

545,000

2 x 74,000 lb PW4074, GE90-75B, or RR Trent 875
Airbus A330-300

1992

197ft,10in

208ft,10in

3,892

507,000

2 x 51,590 lb GE CF6-80E, PW4000, or RR Trent 700
Boeing 747-400 Jumbo Jet

1988

211ft,05in

231ft,10in

5,650

833,000

4 x 45,000 PW4062 or GE CF6-80C2B1F
Antonov An-225 Mryia

1988

290ft,00in

275ft,07in

10,280

1,300,000

6 x 51,590 lb DT-18T
Antonov An-124 Ruslan

1984

240ft,00in

227ft,00in

6,760

890,000

4 x 51,590 lb DT-18T
Tupolev 160 Blackjack 1981 182ft, 09in 177ft, 06in 3,660 606,000 4 x 50,900 lb NK-321
Lockheed C-5A Galaxy

1968

222ft,08in

247ft,10in

6,200

769,000

4 x 50,000 lb GE TF-39
Boeing 747-100 Jumbo Jet

1968

195ft,08in

231ft,04in

5,500

850,000

4 x 50,000 lb P&W JT9D
Antonov An-22 Antheus

1965

211ft,04in

189ft,07in

3,713

550,000

4 x 15,000 shp Kuznetsov NK-12MV
North American XB-70A Valkyrie

1964

105ft,00in

189ft,00in

6,297

530,000

6 x 33,000,lb J-93
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

1952

185ft,00in

157ft,07in

4,000

450,000

8 x 8,000 lb J-57
Convair YB-60

1952

206ft,05in

175ft,02in

5,239

410,000

8 x 8,000 lb J-57




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Novelty Airline Liveries

2018 Calendar

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Lockett Books Calendar Catalog: Novelty Airline Liveries

A dozen photos of airliners painted in special themes. Airliners pictured include:

Qantas Boeing 747-438 VH-OJB Wunala Dreaming, Farnborough, September 11, 1994.
Alaska 737-490 N792AS Wild Alaska Seafood, Los Angeles, March 19, 2007.
Southwest 737-7H4 N713SW Shamu, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2011.
Alaska Boeing 737-890 N548AS alaskaair.com, Los Angeles, September 21, 2012.
US Airways Airbus A319-132 N837AW, Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 24, 2014.
Westjet Boeing 737-8CT C-GWSZ Magic Plane, Phoenix Sky Harbor, February 8, 2015.
Alaska Boeing 737-790 N607AS Portland Timbers, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015.
Alaska Boeing 737-490 N791AS Tinker Bell, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 12, 2016.
Alaska Boeing 737-990 N318AS Disneyland, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 19, 2016.
WestJet Boeing 737-8CT C-GWSV Frozen, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 29, 2016.
Air China Boeing 777-39LER B-2035 Smiling China, Los Angeles, May 3, 2016.
United Boeing 737-924 N66848 March of Dimes, Los Angeles, May 3, 2016.

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State Flag Airline Liveries

2018 Calendar

You can buy a 2018 calendar featuring my photographs of airliners painted in State Flag themes.

Lockett Books Calendar Catalog: State Flag Airline Liveries

Lockett Books Calendar Catalog: State Flag Airline Liveries

Southwest, America West, and US Airways have painted a number of airliners in liveries celebrating state flags. This calendar features a dozen photos of airliners painted in state flag themes. Airliners pictured include:

America West Boeing 757-2S7 N905AW Ohio, Phoenix Sky Harbor, April 11, 2006.
Southwest 737-7H4 N918WN Illinois One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 2, 2010.
US Airways Airbus A319-132 N826AW Arizona, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2013.
US Airways Airbus A319-132 N822AW Nevada, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2013.
Southwesst Boeing 737-7H4 N945WN Florida, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2013.
Southwest Boeing 737-3H4 N352SW Lone Star One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 6, 2015.
Southwest Boeing 737-3H4 N383SW Arizona, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 20, 2015.
Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N214WN Maryland One, Phoenix Sky Harbor , December 23, 2010
Southwest Boeing 737-3H4 N609SW California One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 21, 2016.
Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N280WN Missouri One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 24, 2016.
Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N230WN Colorado One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 24, 2016.
Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N781WN New Mexico One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 27, 2016.

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Heritage Airline Liveries

2018 Calendar

You can buy a 2018 calendar featuring my photographs of airliners painted in Heritage themes.

Lockett Books Calendar Catalog: Heritage Airline Liveries

Lockett Books Calendar Catalog: Heritage Airline Liveries

American, America West, Alaska, and United Airilnes have painted a number of airliners in heritage liveries. This calendar features a dozen photos of airliners painted in special themes. Airliners pictured include:

US Airways Airbus A319-132 N828AW America West Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2011.
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-890 N569AS 75th Anniversary, Los Angeles International, August 20, 2013.
Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N792SW retro Gold, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 22, 2014.
American Airbus A319-112 N744P Piedmont Pacemaker, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 22, 2014.
American Airbus A319-112 N742PS PSA Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 6, 2015.
United Boeing 737-924 N75436 Continental Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 6, 2015.
United Airlines Airbus A320 N475UA Friend Ship, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 24, 2015.
American Airbus A319-112 N745VJ Allegheny Airlines Vistajet, Phoenix Sky Harbor, April 5, 2015.
American Boeing 737-823 N917NN AirCal Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 31, 2015.
American Boeing 737-823 N915NN TWA Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 12, 2016.
American Boeing 737-823 N919NN Reno Air Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, September 16, 2017.
American Boeing 737-823 N905NN Astrojet, Phoenix Sky Harbor, September 18, 2017.

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Giant Airplanes

2018 calendar

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Lockett Books Calendar Catalog: Giant Airplanes

A dozen photos of giant airplanes, most of the airplane types with wingspans greater than 195 feet:
Coulson Flying Tankers Martin JRM C-FLYL Hawaii Mars, Lake Elsinore, California, October 27, 2007
Lockheed C-5B Galaxy 87-0039, Travis Air Force Base, August 8, 1998
Boeing 747-123 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft N905NA/Atlantis, Edwards Air Force Base, July 7, 2007
Antonov Polet An-124-100 RA-82080,Mesa Gateway Airport, January 15, 2011
China Airlines Boeing 747-409 B-18210 Dreamliner, Los Angeles International Airport, March 2, 2006
Antonov An-225 Mriya UR82060, Zhukovsky, Russia, September 3, 1993
Evergreen International 747-273C Supertanker, N470EV, San Bernardino, California, May 31, 2006
Boeing Thai 777-3D7 HS-TKD, Los Angeles International Airport, August 20, 2013
Air Tahiti Nui Airbus A340-313E F-OLOV, Los Angeles International Airport, March 2, 2006
China Eastern Airlines Airbus A340-642 B-6052, Los Angeles International Airport, February 28, 2006
British Airways Airbus A380-841 G-XLEE, Los Angeles International Airport, January 19, 2015
Lufthansa Boeing 747-830 D-ABYK, Los Angeles International Airport, January 19, 2015

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Air Freighters

2018 Calendar

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Lockett Books Calendar Catalog: Air Freighters

A dozen photos of Air Freighters. Aircraft pictured include:

Antonov An-225 RA-82060, Zhukovsky, Russia, September 5, 1993
Kitty Hawk Cargo Boeing 737-3Y0 N105KH, Phoenix, April 13, 2006
Boeing 747-8F N50217, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, September 2, 2010
Fedex McDonnell-Douglas A300F4-605R N692FE, Phoenix, December 23, 2010
Southern Air Boeing 747-2L5B N815SA, Phoenix, December 23, 2010
DHL Boeing 767-281 N769AX, Phoenix, December, 23 2010
FedEx MD-10-10F McDonnell-Douglas N366FE, Phoenix, December 23, 2010
ATI McDonnell-Douglas DC-8-71F N820BX, Phoenix, December 23, 2010
Polet Flight An-124-100 RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, January 15, 2011
Cavok Air Antonov An-12B UR-CKL, Phoenix, December 2, 2015
Asia Pacific Airlines Boeing 727-223F N705AA, Phoenix, November 22, 2016
Volga-Dnepr Ilyushin Il-76 RA76951, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, August 27, 2017.

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