Icelandic private and historical Aircraft. Modified January, 2007
A selection of 26 photos of the Hella gathering of pilots and planes from July 22, 2006


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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Hella, July 22, 2006. A selection from the small airport at Hella. A gathering of private pilots and aircraft.
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Reykjavík, August 26, 2006.
This is part of a formation of three Piper Cubs going all out in a low pass.

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Reykjavík, August 26, 2006.
This is part of a formation of three Piper Cubs going all out in a low pass.

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Tungubakkar, August 20, 2006. A young pilot is taking a friend for a short flight. The Piper Tomahawk, TF-EGD, does not gain enough speed for liftoff, and overruns the runway. Happily no one was injured. This photo taken 15:45.

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Tungubakkar, August 20, 2006. A young pilot is taking a friend for a short flight. The Piper Tomahawk, TF-EGD, does not gain enough speed for liftoff, and overruns the runway. Happily no one was injured. This photo taken 15:46.

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Tungubakkar, August 20, 2006. A young pilot is taking a friend for a short flight. The Piper Tomahawk, TF-EGD, does not gain enough speed for liftoff, and overruns the runway. Happily no one was injured. This photo taken 15:46.

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Tungubakkar, August 20, 2006. A young pilot is taking a friend for a short flight. The Piper Tomahawk, TF-EGD, does not gain enough speed for liftoff, and overruns the runway. Happily no one was injured. This photo taken 15:46.

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Tungubakkar, August 20, 2006. A young pilot is taking a friend for a short flight. The Piper Tomahawk, TF-EGD, does not gain enough speed for liftoff, and overruns the runway. Happily no one was injured. This photo taken 15:49.

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Tungubakkar, August 20, 2006. A young pilot is taking a friend for a short flight. The Piper Tomahawk, TF-EGD, does not gain enough speed for liftoff, and overruns the runway. Happily no one was injured. This photo taken 15:49.

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Reykjavík, July 6, 2006. A small airshow to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Reykjavík airport being turned over to the Icelandic government from the British occupation forces, that built it in 1940.

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Reykjavík, July 6, 2006. A small airshow to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Reykjavík airport being turned over to the Icelandic government from the British occupation forces, that built it in 1940.

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Reykjavík, July 6, 2006. A small airshow to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Reykjavík airport being turned over to the Icelandic government from the British occupation forces, that built it in 1940.

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Reykjavík, July 6, 2006. A small airshow to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Reykjavík airport being turned over to the Icelandic government from the British occupation forces, that built it in 1940.

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Reykjavík, July 6, 2006. A small airshow to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Reykjavík airport being turned over to the Icelandic government from the British occupation forces, that built it in 1940.

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Reykjavík, July 6, 2006. A small airshow to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Reykjavík airport being turned over to the Icelandic government from the British occupation forces, that built it in 1940.

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Reykjavík, July 6, 2006. A small airshow to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Reykjavík airport being turned over to the Icelandic government from the British occupation forces, that built it in 1940.

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Flying over the bay area north of Reykavík with the island of Viđey in the foreground. Behind the wings is the peninsula of Geldingarnes and the island above that is called Lundey or Puffin island. A number of puffins nest there every year.

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Flying northeast of Reykavík with the lake of Hafravatn just coming into view off the right top wingtip.

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Flying northeast of Reykavík with the lake Selvatn visible underneath the Stearman. The outlet of the lake becomes the Hólmsá river. One can see almost all of the summer houses around the picturesque lake.

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Flying east of Reykavík over the old Svínahraun lavafield.

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Flying east of Reykavík over the old Svínahraun lavafield and the new roadway to Hellisheiđi brancing off to the left from the old road.

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Flying east of Reykavík over the old Svínahraun lavafield.

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Just before landing at Sandskeiđ, a glider passed the Stearman on the right side.

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Doing a touch and go approach to the grass field at Sandskeiđ, where it spent some of its first years in Iceland after 1946. The Iceland Gliding club has its headquarters there and that club originally bought the Stearman from the US forces is Iceland in 1946.

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Doing a touch and go approach to the grass field at Sandskeiđ, where it spent some of its first years in Iceland after 1946. The Iceland Gliding club has its headquarters there and that club originally bought the Stearman from the US forces is Iceland in 1946.

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On the way back to Reykjavík after a most enjoyable flight with Björn Jensson at the controls of the Piper Super Cub. The Hafravatn lake is visible in the background as is Mount Esja. Langavatn can be seen to the left, and the river Geirlandsá, which later becomes Hólmsá at the bottom.

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Just after the outside breakfast at the invitation of Icelandair, and handing out of presents to participants in the successful flight and the original pilots, the DC-3 is turned about on the ramp in preparation for taxying back to Hangar 3. The aircraft was displayed at the Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford.

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Just after the ceremony and handing out of gifts to participants in the flight and the original pilots, the DC-3 is taxying back past the old tower to its roost in Hangar 3.

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Just after the ceremony and handing out of gifts to participants in the flight and the original pilots, the DC-3 is taxying back to Hangar 3. Here crossing runway 31.

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Just out of Hangar 3 after a repaint in Icelandair colours, TF-NPK or "Páll Sveinsson" is being towed to Hangar 4 at RKV. Ownership is being transferred from Landgraedslan to the "Friends of the DC-3" organization of Iceland. This will happen at 16:30 on June 28, 2005. TF-NPK is also painted up to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the first international passenger flight by Icelandair predecessor, Flugfélag Íslands, which operated a PBY-5 Catalina, registered TF-ISP to Largs Bay, Scotland, July 11, 1945

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Just out of Hangar 3 after a repaint in Icelandair colours, TF-NPK or "Páll Sveinsson" is being towed to Hangar 4 at RKV. Ownership is being transferred from Landgraedslan to the "Friends of the DC-3" organization of Iceland. This will happen at 16:30 on June 28, 2005. TF-NPK is also painted up to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the first international passenger flight by Icelandair predecessor, Flugfélag Íslands, which operated a PBY-5 Catalina, registered TF-ISP to Largs Bay, Scotland, July 11, 1945

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Just out of Hangar 3 after a repaint in Icelandair colours, TF-NPK or "Páll Sveinsson" is being towed to Hangar 4 at RKV. Ownership is being transferred from Landgraedslan to the "Friends of the DC-3" organization of Iceland. This will happen at 16:30 on June 28, 2005. TF-NPK is also painted up to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the first international passenger flight by Icelandair predecessor, Flugfélag Íslands, which operated a PBY-5 Catalina, registered TF-ISP to Largs Bay, Scotland, July 11, 1945

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The old and the new. Fokker 50 and
DC-3. Just out of Hangar 3 after a repaint in Icelandair colours, TF-NPK or "Páll Sveinsson" is being towed to Hangar 4 at RKV. Ownership is being transferred from Landgraedslan to the "Friends of the DC-3" organization of Iceland. This will happen at 16:30 on June 28, 2005. TF-NPK is also painted up to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the first international passenger flight by Icelandair predecessor, Flugfélag Íslands, which operated a PBY-5 Catalina, registered TF-ISP to Largs Bay, Scotland, July 11, 1945

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