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Another 100 aircraft around PALH, Lake Hood Seaplane Base; and at Z41 Lake Hood Strip. All of these shots were taken in a 2-hour period - and I passed up a lot of others!

The year, if given, is usually from the FAA file and is not altogether reliable.

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Cessna 180 N5281D 180A cn 50179, 1958, what a beauty!
2
Cessna 170 N2709C 170B cn 26253, 1954
3
Cessna 170 N2736C 170B cn 26280, 1954, with a Franklin 6A-350, and wing covers with wind/life breakers
4
Cessna 206 N7349C U206G cn U20603888, 1977, waiting for the ice to go out and the action to begin.
5
Cessna 206 N60529 U206F cn U20602030, 1973, ready for action on the beach
6
Cessna 170 N2232C 170B cn 20484, 1952, clean looking and very original
7
Piper Super Cruiser N2986M PA-12 cn 12-1371, 1946, looking sort of muscular
8
Piper Super Cub N7081D PA-18-150 cn 18-5567, 1957, with a bunch of mods
9
Piper Super Cub N4361Z PA-18-150 cn 18-8680, 1968
10
Piper Super Cub N4991N, PA-18 cn 18-872, built with an O-290, but now ??
11
Piper Super Cruiser N3677M PA-12 cn 12-2531, 1946, Lycoming O-320, nice!
12
Piper Super Cub N7391D PA-18-150, 1957, with cargo pod and Federal 1500 skies
13
Piper Super Cub N2426J PA-18-150 cn 18-7909122, 1979
14
Cessna 150 taildragger N5931G 150J cn 15071431, 1969
15
Cessna 170 N4530C 170B cn 25474, 1953, with Lycoming conversion
16
Cessna 172 taildragger N8410X 172C cn 17248910, 1961
17
Cessna 170 N75875 170A cn 18877, with a ramp refueler
18
Piper Super Cub N3288Z PA-18-150 cn 18-7218, 1958 - I'm not sure if those floats are for it, or not
19
Taylorcraft N64518 BC-12D cn 6913, 1946, with O-200, looking sort of high and dry after winter's fun!
20
Cessna 170 N1625D 170B cn 20267, 1951
21
Piper Super Cruiser N7844H PA-12 cn 12-744, 1946, "Moneyburner."
22
Cessna 180 N9001M 180H cn 18052101, 1969
23
Piper Super Cub N422KA PA-18-150 cn 18-7509009, 1975, with wings off, probably for recover
24
Piper Super Cruiser N4252M PA-12 cn 12-3146, 1947, in original trim lines but not quite the colors
25
DeHavilland Beaver N93E DHC-2 MK. I(L20A) cn 1149, 1956, a beauty but needing something on the front and on the back before flight!
26
Cessna 185 N757 A185F cn 18504306, 1981. Winter is over, floats are coming!
27
DeHavilland Beaver N67112 DHC-2 MK.1 cn 1046, 1955, of Vahalla Lodge
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DeHavilland Beaver N62LC DHC-2 cn 1086
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DeHavilland Beaver N4957 L-20A cn 490, 1953
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Piper Super Cub N82907 PA-18-150 cn 18-7909031, 1979
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DeHavilland Beaver N30PL DHC-2 MK.1 cn 1554, 1954, Air Madura
32
Maule M-7-235B N770XR cn 23057C
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DeHavilland Beaver N5162G DHC-2 MK.1 cn 658, 1953
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DeHavilland Beaver N310NR DHC-2 MK. I(L20A), 1953, Trail Ridge Air
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DeHavilland Beaver N6LU DHC-2 MK.1 cn 908, 1954, photo 2, Trail Ridge Air
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Piper Super Cruiser N4288M PA-12 cn 12-3218, 1947
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DeHavilland Beaver N9878R DHC-2 MK. I(L20A) cn 1135, 1956, Regal Air
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DeHavilland Beaver N9877R DHC-2-L-20 cn 1180, 1957, Regal Air
39
DeHavilland Beaver N2749 U-6A sn 51-16507
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Piper Super Cruiser N3761M PA-12 cn 12-2693, 1947
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Interstate N37327 S1A cn 170, 1941
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Cessna 206 N756CT U206G cn U20603990, 1977, with a little refueling rig
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Cessna 180 N6548A 180 cn 32445, 1956
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DeHavilland Beaver N74G DHC-2 cn 1015, 1955, and photo 2. A beauty!
45
Cessna 206 N7162D U206G cn U20604342
46
Cessna Skyhawk XP N736UA R172K cn R1722788, 1977
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Cessna 172 taildragger N5874A 172 cn 28474, 1956
48
Piper Super Cruiser N2875M PA-12 cn 12-1404, 1946
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Cessna 170 N3046A 170B cn 25690, 1953, with Lycoming engine
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Piper Super Cub N788TD PA-18-150 cn 18-9001, 1972
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Piper Family Cruiser N4260H PA-14 cn 14-63, 1946
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Cessna 185 N93913 A185F cn 18503262, 1977, and skies
53
Cessna 180 N40WA 180 cn 32588, 1956, and skies
54
Cessna 185 N70391 A185F cn 18502144, 1973
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Cessna 182 taildragger N5575B 182 cn 33575, 1956
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Stinson Voyager N97124 108-2 cn 108-1124, 1946
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Stinson Voyager N8198K 108-1 cn 108-1198, 1946
58
Cessna 170 N3068A 170B cn 25712, 1953
59
Piper Pacer PA-22-20 N4444A PA-22-150 cn 22-3774, 1956, heavy hauler
60
Stinson Voyager N134C 108-2 Universal Stinson cn 108-3134, 1947, and photo 2
61
Piper Super Cruiser N7931H PA-12 cn 12-839, 1946
62
Interstate N46962 S-1B1 cn 195, 1943, Lycoming O-320
63
Ercoupe N6513Q Alon A2 cn A-131, 1966, C-90 Continental
64
Stinson Jr. Sr. N13822 cn 8772, 1933, 300-hp Lycoming R-680. Note the cargo door.
65
Cessna 185 N8780Z A185F cn 18502917, 1976
66
Piper Tri-Pacer N9190D PA-22-160 cn 22-6248, 1958. Extended fuselage and wings, still in Standard Category.
67
Across a channel in Lake Hood, #1, and #2
68
Cessna 180 N2921A 180 cn 30121, 1953, Continental IO-470
69
Aeronca Sedan N1455H 15AC cn 15AC-525, 1949, Lycoming O-360. Possibly a fresh rebuild.
70
Interstate N65AT Arctic Aircraft Co. S-1B2 cn 1016, 1981, Lycoming O-320, and close up
71
Piper Super Cruiser N2505M PA-12 cn 12-1003, 1946
72
Piper Super Cruiser N7958M PA-12 cn 12-860, 1946, Lycoming O-320
73
Piper Super Cruiser N4303M PA-12 cn 12-3235, and photo 2. It'll be off the ice soon!
74
Helio Courier H-295 N320LM, cn 1407, 1969. It says C/STOL - - I thought all Helio's were! Note the extra seaplane door. Lycoming GO-480
75
Aeronca Champ N85069 7AC cn 7AC-3796, 1946
76
Cessna 206 N5446X U206G cn U20605762, 1980; and Maule M-7-235B N1002H cn 23038C.
77
Piper Super Cub N237WT PA-18-125 cn 18-237, 1950
78
Stinson Voyager N6283M 108-3 cn 108-4283, 1948, Continental O-470
79
Piper Super Cruiser N3229M PA-12 12-2107, 1947
80
Aeronca Champ N3132E 7BCM cn 7AC-6729, C-85 (A 7AC converted to 7BCM, with C-85. dorsal fin and a few other details)
81
Cessna 185 N9563H A185F cn 18503448, 1977. Wow!
82
Piper Family Cruiser N4203H PA-14 cn 14-6, "Super 14", Lycoming O-360; photo 2, and seaplane door on left side.
83
Piper Super Cruiser N2914M PA-12 cn 12-1334, Lycoming O-360
84
Piper Super Cub N696SM PA-18-125 cn 18-3309, 1954
85
Cessna 180 N5231D 180A cn 50129, 1958
86
Cessna 206 N756QG U206G cn U20604267, 1978
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Cessna 180 N9095M 180H cn 18052195, 1971
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Aeronca Sedan N1398H 15AC cn 15AC-449, Lycoming O-360, and photo 2
89
Piper Super Cub N4410E PA-18-150 cn 18-8109038; and Piper Super Cruiser N78CW PA-12 cn 12-1907, Lycoming O-320
90
Cessna 206 N94EL U206G cn U20604131, 1977, with Wipaire seaplane door for front passenger.
91
Aeronca Sedan N1246H 15AC cn 15AC-258, 1949, will probably be on floats soon
92
Cessna 182 N2571G 182B cn 51871, 1959, on skies
93
Cessna 185 N1950U A185E cn 18501659, 1970, Continental IO-550. Sitting pretty!
94
Piper Super Cub N82983 PA-18-150 cn 18-7809008, 1978. I suspect that "Bear Hunter" has a 180-hp O-360 Lycoming.
95
Piper Family Cruiser N5112H PA-14 cn 14-118, 1948. A real knockout! Has Lycoming O-320. I have shots of it on floats in my PA-14 section.
96
Piper Super Cruiser N3901M PA-12 cn 12-2800, 1947, 180-hp Lycoming O-360
97
Cessna 185 N4757Q A185E cn 185-1216.
98
Cessna 180 N9211T 180C cn 50711, 1960, and photo 2
99
Moose scat - or where I come from, moose poop (that is, if we had moose in Ohio). It's about 3/4" long and "everywhere" along the lake shore, behind the airplanes, etc. I'm told that it's "cool" to dry and varnish it and wear them like beads. I'm not really into jewelry.
100
Across one of several man-made inlets off of Lake Hood, photo 1 and 2.
101
Cessn 180 N2400C 180 cn 30700, 1954, parked immediately behind the Lake Hood Inn B&B where we like to stay. Bill Floyd is an excellent host.
102
Cessna 206 N2216F U206G cn U20606504, 1982, behind the Inn.

 

 

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