Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Dec. 17, 2014

Girl in a play aircraft at the Alaska Airmen Association "Great Alaska Aviation Gathering" Photo by Rob Stapleton/ Alaskafoto

A member of the Commemorative Air Force guides a young aspiring pilot along the floor of the FedEx Maintenance Hangar at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport during the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Dec. 13, 2014

A wintertime image of an aircraft in December at Merrill Field (PAMR/MRI), Anchorage Alaska. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

A wintertime image of an aircraft in December at Merrill Field (PAMR/MRI), Anchorage Alaska. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Dec. 9, 2014

two children admiring an AT-6 at PATK , by Rob Stapleton

Two children walking around an AT-6 at the Talkeetna Airport (PATK) admiring an airplane. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto #Akfotoman

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Dec. 7, 2014

Airplanes at the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering. Photo by Rob Stapleton

A line up of top of line of aircraft at the Alaska Airmen Association’s “Great Alaska Gathering.” Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Dec. 2, 2014

Cessna on wheel skis

A Cessna 185 on wheel skis descends for landing at Lake Hood as a winter snow storm approaches. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Dec. 1, 2014

Alaska, Alaska Aviation

A Piper Super Pacer lands on straight skis on Lake Hood Anchorage finally has some snow and the lake is frozen. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the day Nov. 28, 2014

Alaska Air Taxi Otter taxing at Lake Hood

A DeHavilland Turbine Otter operated by Alaska Air Taxi makes it way around Lake Hood on wheels. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Nov. 25, 2014

PIA Fleet at Lake Hood on floats

From the book Alaska’s Bush Pilots-PIA Fleet at Lake Hood Alaska circa 1930s. ¬†Courtesy of the Alaska Aviation Museum Collection

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Aviation Portrait of the Day: Nov. 21, 2014

Alaska, aircraft, winter flying

A Cessna 206 sits covered with snow after a brief snow storm at Lake Hood during spring. Anchorage has had little snow this season and pilots are eagerly awaiting lake freeze up and a basic layer of snow to access remote areas of Alaska. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

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Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Nov. 17, 2014

RAA Lockheed Electra in flight.

A Reeve Aleutian Airways Lockheed Electra taking off from Adak Alaska in the 1980s.
Former CEO of Reeve Aleutian Airways Richard “Dick” Reeve will be presenting a lecture at the Alaska Aviation Museum Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. on “Airline Development.” ¬†Photo courtesy of Dick Reeve.

The Alaska Aviation Museum lecture project is supported in part by a grant from the Alaska Humanities Forum, the Rasmuson Foundation, and the Anchorage Centennial Celebration.

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