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10-27-2010, 02:49 AM
Built by Aermacchi of Italy but designed by Lockheed, the AL-60 was a rare cargo plane with a spacious cargo section that could be converted to carry seven passengers.
10-27-2010, 09:52 AM
Looks like a real cargo bird, nice pics :cool::cool:
10-27-2010, 10:07 AM
Nice shots Alan! Great bird indeed! http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-cool04.gif (http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys.php)
John Thuot II
10-27-2010, 10:46 AM
Roomy enough for aero-camping. If only it had floats. — Bob
10-27-2010, 12:25 PM
That is a nice plane, great for flying in supplies to the back country, nice shots.
10-27-2010, 12:31 PM
Very nice Alan! It looks like it is just the right size for "back country" work!:cool::cool:
10-27-2010, 01:48 PM
Jan, Gary, John B. & John T. -- Thanks for the replies; it's greatly appreciated! I like this bird a lot, although her turning radius is a little tight for a tri-gear. I just have to be careful when taxiing. I'm getting better at getting her into short strips, though! :p
Bob -- I totally hear 'ya on the plane camping thing; I wish it had floats too, or maybe amphibs! :D I'm working on a little journey from Ketchikan, AK via Vancouver, BC & Portland, OR. to Denver, CO and want to fly into some backcountry strips along the way, using the camping thing as a theme. I'm thinking of using the AL-60, but want to pick the right bird for the job. My next choice is coming up soon...
Thanks again, everybody!
10-27-2010, 05:44 PM
Great shots Alan.Looks like it was made for the back country.:cool::)
Haven't seen that bird before Alan. Nice work with the shots of it. :eek::cool:
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