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The Keywords field is ideal for searching for such specifics as aircraft registrations, photographers' names, specific airport/city names, specific paintschemes (i.e. 'Wunala Dreaming'), etc. To use the Keywords field, begin by selecting a Keyworld search field. You may select either a specific database field (airline, aircraft, etc.), or choose to match your keyword to all database fields.
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Additionally, decade ranges (1990-1999, etc.) are available as selections in this menu. Selecting a decade range will show all photos matching your other search criteria from the selected decade. The 'All Years' selection is the default selection for this option.
Note: Air-to-air photo session over Southeastern Michigan with a Willow-Run Airport based F33A. Photo taken while passing over the Huron Village Shopping Center in East Ann Arbor. Concordia University is visible above the Bonanza on the north...
Note: Coordinated Air-to-Air photo flight with this Award-Winning 1953 D-35 Bonanza. This aircraft was recognized with a Large Plaque as 2022’s Vintage Best Customized Runner-Up at this years EAA AirVenture Lindy Awards in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Note: Once upon a time, this smart looking Mooney had a home here in Ann Arbor, but now she's based down in Gaithersburg, MD at Montgomery County Airpark. Arriving in Michigan earlier in the day for a quick visit, she's seen here landing after...
Note: Cessna belonging to the Tuskegee Airman National Historic Museum in Detroit stops by ARB for some pattern work on a fine early summer afternoon. Aircraft is based at Detroit's Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport (KDET), formerly Detroit...
Note: This Long Island, NY based Cirrus arrived earlier in the day from East-Hampton Airport (KJPX) mid-afternoon and after a very brief stay is seen here rolling down Runway 24 for the return flight to Long Island, destination Francis S....
Note: Locally based Skylane that has been retro-fitted for skydive operations returning to ARB in the late evening after a day of skydive ops at Honey Acres & Meyers-Diver's Airports in Clinton & Tecumseh Michigan respectively not 25 miles SW of...
Note: Ann Arbor’s resident Daher TBM940 N5UM, manufactured in 2019, seen landing on runway 24 shortly before sunset completing a 3h33m flight from her frequent snowbird destination of Witham Field (KSUA) in Stuart, FL. Local time is 17:45.
Note: This Ohio based Cessna 182 will gobsmack you! She has been restored into a flying tribute to Ohio's prowess as a leading state in aviation accomplishment. Markings on this aircraft pay tribute famed native Ohioan aviators: the Wright...
Note: Previously owned and flown out of Eason Field (M23) in Newton, Mississippi, this 1962 Mooney M20B is a new arrival in Michigan, operating frequently from Ann Arbor's Municipal airport. Seen here making an quick rotation off runway 24 for a...
Note: Previously with Jackson Community Colleges aviation program, this aircraft now flys as a part of the Solo Aviation rental/flight instruction fleet here in Ann Arbor. Seen here working the pattern on a warm late-spring afternoon.
Note: North Flight Aero Med's KingAir smoking the mains on Runway 24 on arrival from Traverse City, MI with a medical patient on board. The volume of air-ambulance traffic that utilizes ARB represents, I believe, the most vital and dignified...
Note: This Cessna 182T is currently operated with the GLR-MI-655 "Major Kevin A Adams Memorial" Composite Squadron located here at Ann Arbor Municipal Airport. Seen here returning to ARB after a quick flight over the Metro Detroit area from...
Note: This little Island Flyer Cessna Hotel Yankee belongs to Hall's Flying Service on Grosse Ile in the Detroit River and paid ARB a quick visit for a few trips around the pattern today. Thanks for stopping by!
Note: Making a firm touchdown on runway 24. They seemed to just fall from about 15 feet down the runway for this lopsided touchdown. Thankfully they were alright and made another trip around the circuit before heading for the hangars.
Note: A smart looking original Cessna Skylane, built in 1956, seen here returning to ARB after a local flight training flight. This aircraft was based over in Sparta, MI for a while but is returning to SE Michigan under new ownership and will be...
Note: For a brief moment, Ann Arbor Airport slipped into “Island Time.” N3804Q is a training aircraft for Hall's Flying Service a flight school based on the Island of Grosse Ile in the Detroit River. Her visit was less than an hour, but I...
Note: It's a delight to see an aircraft based out of Oakland County International Airport - PTK, Detroit's premier reliever airport pass through Ann Arbor. This bird, a club plane with the Walled Lake Flying Club, drop by for some pattern work...
Note: Another sweet grab out of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Sweet Aviation's Diamond Zero-Delta-Charlie arrives in Ann Arbor after a 47 minute flight up from Smith Field. She'd depart two hours later for a night-time flight back to Indiana.
Note: Sweet Aviation DA-20 popped up from Fort Wayne, IN for an afternoon visit in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Seen here departing runway 24 for her 49 minute flight back to Smith Field Airport in Fort Wayne.