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Interesting Airplanes Today At FAT!  
User currently offlineCV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 1919 times:


Hi!

Today was again a great day at FAT. I passed this morning by FAT airport and to my surprise again I saw another water-bomber C-54, this time not the one I've mentioned before but a new one, N8502R resting in Fresno Fire Fighting area. Also taking off was an America West CRJ700 N501MJ all white, that was also a great surprise, and finnally parked in the ANG area a quite famous Swearingen Metro white with different shades of green N90956. Does anyone know what is this airplane doing there? I've seen it flying quite regulary but I never understood what the mission of it!
And that was another funny day in FAT, I've got already 2 C-54's in my account!!! Man I'm really glad!
Regards

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User currently offlineFATFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 5801 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1882 times:

Is the C-26 (Metro)?
http://www.calguard.ca.gov/cdtf/C-26/



"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain
User currently offlineCV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 12 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1802 times:


Hi FATFlyer!

Once again you gave me your precisous "know-how" about this, yes it's no doubt a C-26 and it was good to know what are the missions it flies. I don't see it flying everyday but I see it doing that regulary. Interesting is that it carries a civil registration and not a USAF serial number.
Regards and once again thanks!


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