Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Ameristar DC-9-15C visits Long Beach (LGB)

Taxies on "Delta" towards a Rwy 30 departure.
Rolls on Rwy 30 for takeoff.

Rotates from Rwy 30.

Positive climb, gear up!
(Photos by Michael Carter)

Ameristar DC-9-15RC N784TW (47014/141) arrived at Long Beach Airport on Sunday afternoon November 23rd, departing Tuesday afternoon the 25th at 13:36.

The aircraft which has a long history, was originaly delivered to Continental Airlines as N8906 on 07/23/1967. Over the years it has seen service with Air Canada (C-FTOR), Air Florida (N70AF), Emerald Airlines (N70AF), All Star Airlines (N70AF), Purolator Courier (561PC), Emery Worldwide (N561PC), Kitty Hawk Aircargo (N561PC), Reliant Airlines (N923R), and finally it's current owner Ameristar.