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Snapshots

  1. Security

    Snapshot Title: Security
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    Security provided by the Allegheny County Sheriff. (also around the corner)



  2. Downtown Pittsburgh

    Snapshot Title: Downtown Pittsburgh
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    ... is over here.



  3. Parking Area

    Snapshot Title: Parking Area
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    Parking for little airplanes.



  4. Red Signs

    Snapshot Title: Red Signs
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    The red signs on the fence say, "DANGER Air Operations Area. No trespassing."



  5. Radio Beacons

    Snapshot Title: Radio Beacons
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    These are radio beacons used for landing by instrument (IFR).



  6. Ready for Takeoff!

    Snapshot Title: Ready for Takeoff!
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    An airplane ready for takeoff. It actually flew through the frame, but the stitcher got rid of it! :-(



  7. Medevac Helicopters

    Snapshot Title: Medevac Helicopters
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    Medevac Helicopters. I see these near the hospital in Oakland all the time.



  8. Tower Entrance

    Snapshot Title: Tower Entrance
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    Entrance to the control tower/FAA offices. They had a firearm (or prohibition of, actually) notice on the door. (The door is behind the pole)



  9. Salt Shed

    Snapshot Title: Salt Shed
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    This is a salt shed.



  10. The Pelican

    Snapshot Title: The Pelican
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    A street sweeper for sweeping the runway(?)



  11. Lawn Mower

    Snapshot Title: Lawn Mower
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    Tractor-sized for a tractor-sized lawn.



  12. Raytheon Business Jet

    Snapshot Title: Raytheon Business Jet
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    This one flew from Oakland County, MI, where I'm originally from! (flightaware.com/live/flight/N949CE Will open in a new tab or window)



  13. Revolving Green-White Light

    Snapshot Title: Revolving Green-White Light
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    Signals that an airport is there.



  14. Control Tower

    Snapshot Title: Control Tower
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    FAA-run. Mike, the guy we met at the airport, said before 9/11, you could knock on the door and they'd give you a tour!



  15. Art Deco!

    Snapshot Title: Art Deco!
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    Yep, it's from the 30's...



  16. Waiting...

    Snapshot Title: Waiting...
    Taken by: Jeff Maki

    Image: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    Jonny and I waiting. The guy next to us didn't want to talk.