American's MDs Are Fading To Black: N574AA At Rest In Reno (G. Schenauer Photo In 2015)

AAL Putting Down The Mad Dogs

Mention the name “Mad Dog” around a person who presently has, or who has ever had, any type of involvement in the aviation industry and that person’s reaction can cover any part of the scale, all the way from “A wonderful old aircraft” down to “Airborne junk!” Not being a pilot or an aircraft mechanic, my feelings about…

Mohawk Airlines Fairchild Hiller FH-227 (Gary Schenauer Photo)

Propeller Echoes: Mohawk Airlines

It was seventy years ago, yes, way back in 1945, when C.S. Robinson founded Robinson Airlines.  Over the next 27 years, Robinson Airlines and the airline it later evolved into, Mohawk, flew the skies over the northeastern United States.  Then, in April of 1972, forty-three years ago this month, Mohawk Airlines was absorbed by Allegheny…

Capital Cargo B722 Approaching Reno Tahoe Int'l

A Look Back: Boeing’s 727

Today’s passenger airliners sure are impressive, aren’t they?  As a dedicated aircraft photo spotter, I am tremendously excited whenever I get an opportunity to focus one of the newer paxbirds, like a 380 or a Dreamliner, in my viewfinder.  But I have to be totally honest with you; as pumped up as I get when I am able to…

"Reno Gary"

“Howdy” From Nevada

To all …  Hi.  I’m Gary, and Dave has invited me to become a contributor to his Planeviz.com site.  I am extremely grateful to have been asked, and I am thrilled to accept.  So, starting soon, I’ll occasionally be adding posts and photos here.  Hopefully, all of you who presently follow Dave’s PLANEVIZ offerings (podcasts…