On October 22nd a new era in American Airlines history began with the delivery of their first Airbus A321 aircraft. As with the prior delivery flights for American’s new A319s, the A321s inbound from Finkenwerder, made a pit stop in Bangor for fuel and a customs check before continuing on for Dallas.
I’m sitting here watching the Fall Classic, trying to keep my blood pressure in check while watching the Red Sox in Game 1 of the World Series. I’ve also got Lightroom open going through some photos I’ve taken recently, I stumbled across some pictures from my Florida vacation in April and well, I went to … More Looking Ahead to 2014
I got word from a friend that there were some MV-22 Osprey’s en route to Bangor on Monday. It was a busy day at work and I really didn’t think I’d be able to get away to stop by the field and check them out. This wasn’t anything new, the past 2 or 3 times … More MV-22 Osprey
Despite last night’s blown call at the plate. the Red Sox are in an all out dog fight for first place in the American League East with the Tampa Bay Rays. Whatever the outcome is in October, fans will have reason to look forward to Spring Training 2014. Today, Allegiant Air announced they were adding … More Allegiant Air Adds New Route From Bangor to Punta Gorda
After seeing the very first A319 for American Airlines stop in Bangor on Thursday, the second of 240 stopped in today for a fuel and customs stop. Fortunately for us spotters, the clouds started to burn off and by the time they departed, lighting was much better. A lot better than the 10 minutes post … More Another AAL A319 Comes to Bangor
I got a heads up this morning when I was going to work that the very first Airbus for American Airlines was due into Bangor around 11:15. When I got to the office I kept an eye on FlightAware to track the flight progress and to make sure I got things done and make a … More BGR Welcomes American’s New Airbus A319
Every spring I take a trip to Florida to relax before construction season in Maine kicks into full swing. Usually this consists of sitting by the pool, helping do some odd jobs around my parent’s place and sampling the local microbrew selections. This year was going to be different, I had plans for 3 different … More New Smyrna Beach Balloon and SkyFest 2013
It was a busy week and Saturday proved to be excellent for spotting at BGR. Earlier in the week there was a C27J stopping by along with an AWE A321 diversion for fuel from Hamburg Finkenwerder en route to Newark, a UTAir 737-800 with some sexy winglets, P-3’s, C-17’s as well as Interjet and Volaris … More Weekend Spotting
While the New York and Philadelphia airports had a pile of delays, we had some heavy action late afternoon with 2 North American 767-300’s, a FedEx 757-200 from Memphis, an Antonov AN-124 in the ADB livery I haven’t been able to catch yet as well as 2 Mad Dogs, an Allegiant and a Scandinavian headed … More Busy Afternoon at BGR
It isn’t out of the ordinary to see C-5’s or C-17’s coming in for the day to do touch and go exercises along with the KC-135’s based at the ANG base in Bangor. However, it was a pleasant sight seeing a C-130 from the Rhode Island Air National Guard today.