Aviation Photographs


by Owen Phairis (KB6CGZ)

ophairis[at]hotmail.com

For more information regarding these pictures please call Owen at (909) 806-5698




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A large collection of Aerial Photographs taken around Big Bear Lake
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A collection of around 80 pictures taken at the 2015 Big Bear Air Fair
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My New Ride (N8379L) 1968 IFR C-172 Skyhawk (November 2012)


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She will become known as: Skyhawk, Brandy, Red Bird or simply "The Flying Candy Cane"












3-D Stereo Images (Red Left Eye and Blue Right Eye)




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A picture of me by one of my favorite airplanes, a 1929 Curtis Wright Travel Air.
To read about 2 Barnstorming pilots in a Fleet and a Travel-Air, I highly recomend: "Illusions" by Richard Bach.



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A beautiful 1927 Travel Air at Gillespie Field in San Diego

Art Scholl

Art Scholl (1931-1985)

A picture of my friend and one of the best aerobatic pilots of all time.



Great Airshow Pilots - Bob Hoover, Harold Krier, Bill Fornoff, Bevo Howard


Frank Tallman, Big Ed Mahler, Robert J. Gillman, Cole Palen


XB-70

Me in front of the X-3 Stiletto with the XB-70 Valkyrie in the background

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Me in my Batwing with my skydiving buddy Carl (Skyhi) Minion in Indiana




Pictures of me in my Sky Diving days









Dr. Richard Coughlin - Triplane Project and his Fleet Biplane - Syracuse, New York (1960s)





OLD RHINEBECK AERODROME

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Carol at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, on the wrong side of the fence for the airshow.





Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome - Cole Palen, Owen Phairis, Trudy True Love - 1968





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Owen turns Aeronaut - 110,000 cubic foot Raven Balloon








F-86 and P-51 in Upstate New York in the 60s




Planes of Fame Air Museum - Chino, California 2009

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F-86 Sabre

The F-86 Sabre has always been one of my favorite Jet Fighters, seen here at Mojave Airport

T-6 Texan

T-6 Texan, seen here at Mojave Airport

Orbital Stargazer

The Orbital Stargazer L-1011 launches the Pegasus Rockets here at the Mojave Spaceport

Bearcat

P-51 Mustang

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B-25

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SR-71

SR-71 next to a YF-12A at the Blackbird Air Museum

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D-21 Drone launched by the SR-71 at March ARB Air Museum

F-100 Super Sabre

F-100 Super Sabre Thunderbird at the Palmdale Heritage Airpark

DC-3 American Airlines

DC-3 in American Airlines livery at Lyon Air Museum at John Wayne Airport

Fuddy Duddy B-17

B-17 "Fuddy Duddy" at Lyon Air Museum at John Wayne Airport

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Miss Jeana Yeager by the Voyager with my two sons

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My two sons at the Hugh Dryden NASA Facility at Edwards AFB


Carol Phairis

Carol at Apple Valley Airport (January 2013)


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Owen IV on his first flight with me in over 30 years (December 2014)


JR Phairis

My youngest son, JR, getting ready to fly with me on Christmas Eve 2014


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My sons Jr and Owen (December 2014)


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My son Jr and Brittany flying to Lake Arrowhead and Palm Springs (May 2015)


Kim

Kim at French Valley Airport (April 2016)


Lois

My BFR Flight Instructor, Lois, who was selected 2013 Woman Pilot of the Year for the 99ers (January 2015)


Richard

Richard before our flight to the Mojave Desert to check out Mining Districts (December 2014)


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Richard at Chiriaco Summit visiting the General Patton War Museum (May 2015)


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Richard at Hemet Ryan Airport (September 2015)


Tom Moffett

Tom after his very first light airplane ride (June 2013)


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Tom and Hank getting ready to explore the Calico Mountain Range by Air (June 2013)


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Tom, his granddaughter and Benji ready to fly to Lake Arrowhead and Palm Springs (July 2013)


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Curtis used to Fly with me in my Hot Air Balloon, seen here at Apple Valley Airport (December 2013)

RIP Curtis Clark (1952-2016)


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My neighbor, Gary, before our flight down to Apple Valley (January 2014)


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Lydia after our sight seeing flight down to Apple Valley (October 2014)


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Teri, Janis, and Robin flew with me over Lake Arrowhead and Palm Springs (August 2015)


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Teri, Janis, and Sandria flew with me to French Valley Airport for lunch. (January 2016)


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Katherine at Jean Nevada for lunch at the Goldstrike Casino. (September 2013)


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Katherine and Mel before our sightseeing flight to scenic Barstow and Calico. (September 2013)


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Katherine and her Mom at 29 Palms Airport on our way to Lake Havasu Arizona. (November 2013)


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Katherine and her Mom after a scenic 4th of July flight over Big Bear Lake. (July 2014)


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Dana, Katherine and her Mom at the General George S. Patton Memorial Museum at Chiriaco Summit, California. (May 2015)


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My Flying buddies Katherine and Dana at Apple Valley Airport (February 2013)


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Katherine and Dana at Hemet Ryan Airport (August 2015)


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Legion of Intrepid Female Aviators (Chris, Dana, and Katherine) at French Valley Airport (February 2014)


Dana Glidden

Dana, Chris, and Angie after our return from Laughlin Nevada (May 2013)


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Dana, Chris, and Lady Bug at Boulder City Airport in Nevada visiting Hoover Dam (August 2014)


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Dana and Chris at the Grand Canyon West Airport in Arizona after visiting the famous Skywalk (February 2015)


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Dana at Flabob Airport in Riverside with me for Breakfast. (September 2015)


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Preflight in Flagstaff Arizona by Dana (June 2013)


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Dana at Borrego Springs California (June 2013)


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Dana and her Mom going for a sight seeing flight over Lake Arrowhead (July 2013)


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Ladybug Flying to Oceano to play at the Ocean (November 2013)


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Dana with Ladybug at Oceano Airport (November 2013)


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Dana at the Mojave Air and Space Port (December 2013)


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Dana at the Mojave Air and Space Port (January 2016)


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Dana at Lake Isabella and the Kern River in the Sierra Nevadas (December 2013)


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Dana at Cable Airport (March 2014)


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First flight for Dana to 29 Palms Airport (KTNP) (May2014)


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Dana at L77 to visit the General Patton Memorial Museum at Chiriaco Summit. (May 2014)


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Dana enjoying San Diego at Gillespie Field (June 2014)


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Dana in front of her Skyhawk airplane when we flew to Nevada (November 2012)


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Dana landing in Big Bear in her new Beech Debonair (September 2014)


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Flight into Palm Springs (December 2012)


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Unexpected, but welcome passenger

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PLANETARIUM MUSEUM





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My favorite aircraft of all time: the X-15

Owen Phairis P.O. Box 3400 Big Bear Lake California 92315