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Everts Air Cargo is an American Part 121 airline based in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA. It operates D.O.D, scheduled and charter airline cargo within Alaska, Canada, Mexico and continental US Its Maintenance base is Fairbanks International Airport with its major cargo hub at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The company slogan is Legendary Aircraft. Extraordinary Service.

History

Everts Air C-46 taking off at Anchorage

Everts Air Cargo, established as Air Cargo Express,[1] is the sister company of Everts Air Fuel, that specializes in fuel transport throughout the state of Alaska and into Canada.

Destinations

See Everts Air destinations. Anchorage, Aniak, Bethel, Dillingham, Emmonak, Fairbanks, Galena, Illiamna, King Salmon, Kotzebue, Nome, St. Mary's, Unalakleet, Togiak

Fleet

As of July 2016, the active Everts Air Cargo fleet includes eighteen aircraft:[2]

A further twelve aircraft (two DC-9, two MD-80, seven DC-6 and one C-46) are inactive or in storage.

Operating the Douglas DC-6

Everts Air Cargo DC-6 lifting off at Anchorage

Since Northern Air Cargo abandoned their regular service with the Douglas DC-6, Everts Air Cargo is the last airline in the USA to operate scheduled flights with a rather large fleet of 60-year-old piston-powered aircraft. In a 2007 video interview, the Anchorage Station Manager stated that the DC-6 was still considered to be a valuable aircraft for operations in the harsh conditions of Alaska, with excellent landing and takeoff performance on gravel runways. The downside is the difficulty to find Avgas and the maintenance labor cost. Everts Air Cargo estimates a ratio of 12 hours of maintenance for every single flying hour. Spare parts could also be a problem but Everts Air Cargo anticipates they will have enough in stock to keep the last DC-6 flying beyond 2020.

References

  1. ^ "Air Cargo Express". Airline History. Retrieved 24 June 2020.
  2. ^ http://aerotransport.org/php/go.php?query=operator&qstring=Everts+Air+Cargo&where=110513&luck=

1- "FAA Flight Standards Service Civil Aviation Registry". Archived from the original on 2012-05-05. Retrieved 2008-11-29.

External links

See Everts Air destinations. Anchorage, Aniak, Bethel, Dillingham, Emmonak, Fairbanks, Galena, Illiamna, King Salmon, Kotzebue, Nome, St. Mary's, Unalakleet, Togiak

Fleet

As of July 2016, the active Everts Air Cargo fleet includes eighteen aircraft:[2]

A further twelve aircraft (two DC-9, two MD-80, seven DC-6 and one C-46) are inactive or in storage.

Operating the Douglas DC-6

Everts Air destinations. Anchorage, Aniak, Bethel, Dillingham, Emmonak, Fairbanks, Galena, Illiamna, King Salmon, Kotzebue, Nome, St. Mary's, Unalakleet, Togiak

Fleet

As of July 2016, t

As of July 2016, the active Everts Air Cargo fleet includes eighteen aircraft:[2]

  • 11 Douglas DC-6
  • 2 Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando (cargo only)
  • 3 Operating the Douglas DC-6
    Since Northern Air Cargo abandoned their regular service with the Douglas DC-6, Everts Air Cargo is the last airline in the USA to operate scheduled flights with a rather large fleet of 60-year-old piston-powered aircraft. In a 2007 video interview, the Anchorage Station Manager stated that the DC-6 was still considered to be a valuable aircraft for operations in the harsh conditions of Alaska, with excellent landing and takeoff performance on gravel runways. The downside is the difficulty to find Avgas and the maintenance labor cost. Everts Air Cargo estimates a ratio of 12 hours of maintenance for every single flying hour. Spare parts could also be a problem but Everts Air Cargo anticipates they will have enough in stock to keep the last DC-6 flying beyond 2020.

    References

    1. ^ "Air Cargo Express". Airline History. Retrieved 24 June 2020.