Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Jan. 24, 2015

Cessna 170 on floats being moved by specially modified truck to move aircraft on floats away from Lake Hood for the winter.

A Rust’s Flying Service float truck moves a Cessna 170 on floats from a float slip at Lake Hood/PALH to a warmer storage area for the winter. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Jan. 23, 2015

Floatplane and ski planes at PALH. Photo by Rob Stapleton

A Cessna 185 on floats sits on the south shore of Lake Hood Seaplane Base with a Husky on skis in the background on the lake ice. These aircraft are near the Alaska Aviation Museum and Rust’s Flying Service. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Jan. 20, 2015

Red Cessna 180 on a take off roll

Paul Claus in his Cessna 180 on Tundra Tires during a take off roll at the Valdez May Day Fly-In 2014. Photo by Rob Stapleton/ Alaskafoto 2014

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Jan. 18, 2015

DeHavilland Beaver engne.  Photo by Rob Stapleton Alaskafoto

Cowling, engine, and propeller of a DeHavilland Beaver at Lake Hood, Anchorage, AK. Photo Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Jan. 16, 2015

Plane on skis on a frozen lake. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

A Cessna 172 on skis at Lake Hood in front of the Millennium Hotel, Anchorage, AK. Photo By Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Aviation Portrait of the Day: Jan. 15, 2015

Plane againt the mountains near the Valdez Pioneer airport. Photo by Rob Stapleton

A bush plane silhouetted against the mountain surrounding Valdez. Photo by Rob Stapleton/ Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Jan. 11, 2015

Cessna 185 lifting off from runway 25 at PAMR

Harry Keeling taking off in his Cessna 185 on amphibs at Merrill Field in front of Chuck Miller’s Wings of Freedom Hangar. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Jan. 6, 2015

Alaska Aviation Museum DC-6 moved off airport

This DC-6 cargo aircraft was recently moved from the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport East Ramp across International Airport Road next to the Coast International Inn at Lake Hood on Lake Shore Drive. The aircraft donated by Northern Air Cargo to the Alaska Aviation Museum for its part in the development of Rural Alaska, the oil and fishing industries. The move from the airport side to the lake side is also a donation by F&W Construction of Anchorage, AK. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Aviation Portrait of the Day: Jan. 5, 2015

Cessna on skis against the sun

A Cessna 185 on Wheel Skis takes off into the winter sun from Lake Hood which is now frozen and open for aviation use. Photo by Rob Stapleton/ Alaskafoto

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