Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Oct. 30th, 2014

Mark Barker and his Christen Eagle

Mark Barker and his Bird, a homebuilt Christian Eagle. Photo by Rob Stapleton/ Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Oct. 28, 2014

Vans RV8 at PAMR

An RV-8 built by Jonathon Fant of EAA Chapter 42 at Merrill Field (PAMR) Anchorage, AK. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Oct. 27, 2014

Cub at sunset. Photo by Rob Stapleton

A Piper Super Cub buttoned up waiting for winter to set in as Lake Hood (PALH) freezes up behind it. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto 2014

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Aviation Portrait of the Day: Oct. 25, 2014

Rob Stapleton photo of a Cessna taxing up to a STOP sign at PALH

A Cessna 172 at the intersection of Floatplane and Lakeshore Drive at the Lake Hood Seaplane Base (PALH) and the Lake Hood gravel strip. The STOP sign is meant for cars thus it is planted so low so that taxiing aircraft will not hit them. Photo By Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Aviation Portrait of the Day: Oct. 22, 2014

Sunset behind a floatplane at PALH

October evenings at Lake Hood can sometimes be spectacular. Here a Cessna 180 on floats against a cloudy sky over the Cook Inlet. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Oct. 16, 2014

Cessna 180 on the PALH at  sunset.

A Cessna 180 on floats and duck at Lake Hood Seaplane base during sunset on Oct. 15, 2014. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Oct. 15, 2014

View of a PA-12 from underneath while on final approach

Flaps down touchdown spot in sight, glide slope set airport lined up Piper ready for landing. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Oct. 12, 2014

Pilot with machine gun on the wing of an AT-6.

Alex Roesch on the wing of a North American AT-6 with a dummy machine gun at Talkeetna’s Hudson Memorial Fly-in, May 2014. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Oct. 10, 2014

Motion image of a Maule aircraft in flight.

A Maule flies down the runway at Talkeetna (PATK) Alaska during the Hudson Memorial Fly-in this past May. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Aviation Portrait of the Day: Sept. 9, 2014

Dusk colors at Lake Hood sea plane base.

Lake Hood Alaska (PALH), the largest seaplane base in the world will soon ice up. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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