BGR Closes 2017 With Another Cargo Operation

Mid morning on a frosty New Years Eve morning, a Volga Dnepr Ilyushin IL-76 glided over the Penobscot River and touched down on Bangor International Airport’s runway 33. Typically a fuel stop or an overnight rest for the crew, this time the IL-76’s destination was Bangor. Several weeks in the works with teams from BGR … More BGR Closes 2017 With Another Cargo Operation

Heavy Cargo Operation At Bangor International

Two weeks of coordination between several organizations culminated in an Antonov Airlines AN-124 Ruslan’s front cargo door opening to receive two 53′ shipping containers and other miscellaneous pallets on the ramp at Bangor International Airport. The shipping containers housed a high tech water filtration system manufactured in New Gloucester, Maine by Emerging Compounds Treatment Technologies … More Heavy Cargo Operation At Bangor International

The Berlin Express Makes Fuel Stop in Bangor

After a stopover in Dunkirk, New York last night, the Berlin Express made it’s appearance in Bangor on Thursday morning.¬†Originally scheduled to land around 6pm Wednesday night, the North American P-51B Mustang touched down on runway 33 at Bangor International around 10am local time. The Berlin Express rose to notoriety in World War II when … More The Berlin Express Makes Fuel Stop in Bangor

Israeli Air Force F-16s Provide Wakeup Call To Bangor Area Residents

Around 5:45 this morning, the skies over greater Bangor came alive with the dull roar of 2 Israeli Air Force Boeing 707 refueling tankers as they sped down the runway at Bangor International Airport. Soon thereafter the first flight of 5 F-16 Viper aircraft took to the sky. The sound of of jet fuel roaring … More Israeli Air Force F-16s Provide Wakeup Call To Bangor Area Residents

Travel Blog: ATL

I’m not going to sit here and lie to you, up until the past 3 trips to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, I was never a fan of connecting through there. Typically, I would arrive from New York’s LaGuardia in say Terminal A and need to get to Terminal LL. Ok, so maybe not LL, maybe … More Travel Blog: ATL

American Airlines Airbus A321

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.