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Encyclopedia > Evergreen International Airlines
Evergreen International Airlines
IATA
EZ
ICAO
EIA
Callsign
EVERGREEN
Founded 1960
Hubs Rickenbacker Int'l Airport
John F. Kennedy Int'l Airport
Columbus Metropolitan Airport
Secondary hubs Hong Kong International Airport
Fleet size
Destinations
Parent company Evergreen International Aviation
Headquarters McMinnville, Oregon
Key people
Website: http://www.evergreenairlines.com/

Evergreen International Airlines is a cargo airline based in McMinnville, Oregon, USA. It operates contract freight services, offering charters and scheduled flights, as well as wet lease services. It operates services for the U.S. military and the United States Postal Service, as well as ad hoc charter flights. Its main bases are Rickenbacker International Airport, Columbus, Ohio, John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York and Columbus Metropolitan Airport, with a hub at Hong Kong International Airport. [1] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Rickenbacker International Airport (IATA: LCK, ICAO: KLCK) is a public airport located 10 miles (16 km) south of the city of Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio, USA. It was originally opened in 1942 as Lockbourne Army Air Base (named after the nearby village of Lockbourne), and was home base to... John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK), originally known as Idlewild Airport, is an international airport located in Jamaica, Queens, in southeastern New York City about 12 miles (19 km) from Lower Manhattan. ... Columbus Metropolitan Airport (IATA: CSG, ICAO: KCSG) is a public airport located in western of Columbus, Georgia. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Hong Kong International Airport (IATA: HKG, ICAO: VHHH) (Chinese: 香港國際機場; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2 gwok3 zai3 gei1 coeng4; Mandarin Pinyin: ) is the principal airport in Hong Kong. ... Evergreen International Aviation, Inc. ... McMinnville is the county seat and largest city of Yamhill County, Oregon, United States. ... Official language(s) (none)[1] Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... FedEx DC-10 Cargo airlines (or airfreight carriers, and derivatives of these names) are airlines dedicated to the transport of cargo. ... McMinnville is the county seat and largest city of Yamhill County, Oregon, United States. ... Official language(s) (none)[1] Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... A wet lease is any leasing arrangement whereby a company agrees to provide an aircraft and at least one pilot to another company. ... The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an independent establishment of the executive branch of the United States government (see 39 U.S.C. Â§ 201) responsible for providing postal service in the U.S. Within the United States, it is colloquially referred to simply as the post office. ... Rickenbacker International Airport (IATA: LCK, ICAO: KLCK) is a public airport located 10 miles (16 km) south of the city of Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio, USA. It was originally opened in 1942 as Lockbourne Army Air Base (named after the nearby village of Lockbourne), and was home base to... Nickname: Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield Government  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area  - City  212. ... John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK), originally known as Idlewild Airport, is an international airport located in Jamaica, Queens, in southeastern New York City about 12 miles (19 km) from Lower Manhattan. ... “New York, NY” redirects here. ... Columbus Metropolitan Airport (IATA: CSG, ICAO: KCSG) is a public airport located in western of Columbus, Georgia. ... Hong Kong International Airport (IATA: HKG, ICAO: VHHH) (Chinese: 香港國際機場; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2 gwok3 zai3 gei1 coeng4; Mandarin Pinyin: ) is the principal airport in Hong Kong. ...

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History

The airline was established by Delford Smith (founder and owner) and started operations in 1960 as Evergreen Helicopters. It acquired the airline certificate of Johnson Flying Service and later became Evergreen International Airlines. The holding company Evergreen International Aviation (Delford Smith), formed in 1979, wholly owns the airline.[1] Evergreen International Aviation, Inc. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ...


A nine-part series in The Oregonian newspaper in 1988 reported that Evergreen International Airlines has close ties to the Central Intelligence Agency and functions as an "ad hoc government air arm that thrives on a combination of covert and commercial work." Work the company had been contracted for included "black ops" missions in Central America, War on Drugs operations around the world, and delivering arms to the Egyptian military, while non-military contracts included tracking ice floes in the Arctic, providing security for John Paul II, and spraying anti-locust pesticides in the Niger.[2] October 2, 2004 edition. ... The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an intelligence agency of the United States government. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Massive mark-ups for drugs, UK Govt report The War on Drugs is an initiative undertaken by the United States with the assistance of participating countries, which is intended to combat the illegal drug trade — to curb supply and diminish demand for certain psychoactive substances deemed harmful. ... Official papal image of John Paul II. His Holiness Pope John Paul II, né Karol Józef Wojtyła (born May 18, 1920 in Wadowice, Poland), is the current Pope — the Bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church. ...


It also owns and operates the not-for-profit Evergreen Aviation Museum, home of the Spruce Goose. The Evergreen Aviation Museum is an aviation museum which displays a number of military and civilian aircraft, most notably, the Spruce Goose. ... The Hughes H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose) is an aircraft which was designed and built by Howard Hughes Hughes Aircraft company. ...


Destinations

Evergreen International Airlines operates the following freight services (at August 2006):[citation needed] For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

Nickname: Motto: Live a Big Wild Life Location in the state of Alaska Coordinates: Borough Municipality of Anchorage Government  - Mayor Mark Begich (D) Area  - City 5,079. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield Government  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area  - City  212. ... “New York, NY” redirects here. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... Nagoya Castle in June of 2004. ... Alternate meanings: See Shanghai (disambiguation) Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: shàng hǎi; Shanghainese IPA: /zɑ̃ hɛ/) is Chinas largest city and is situated on the banks of the Chang Jiang delta. ...

Incidents and accidents

Lee waves were believed responsible for the in-flight separation of the #2 engine on an Evergreen Boeing 747-121, registration: N473EV, near Anchorage, Alaska in 1993.[3] Categories: Aeronautics | Meteorology | Stub ... The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ... Nickname: Motto: Live a Big Wild Life Location in the state of Alaska Coordinates: Borough Municipality of Anchorage Government  - Mayor Mark Begich (D) Area  - City 5,079. ...


Fleet

The Evergreen International Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (at March 2007) [1] : 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

The Airline is also expected to operate three Boeing 747 LCF oversized freighters for Boeing, after the modifications to the aircraft are completed and the aircraft are certified. [4] The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ... The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ... The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ... Gulfstream G400 The Gulfstream G400 (formerly marketed as the Gulfstream IV) is a private jet aircraft produced by Gulfstream Aerospace, Savannah, Georgia, a General Dynamics company. ... The Boeing 747 Large Cargo Freighter (LCF), known as the Dreamlifter, is a modified Boeing 747-400 used exclusively for transporting aircraft parts to Boeing from suppliers around the world. ... The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA, TYO: 7661 ) is an aerospace and defense corporation headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. ...


It is scheduled to operate the SOFIA Boeing 747SP aircraft for NASA and the German Aerospace Center(DLR) at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA (on the silicon valley near San Jose). [5] Position of Sofia in Bulgaria Coordinates: Country Bulgaria Province Sofia-City Government  - Mayor Boyko Borisov Area  - City 1,349 km²  (520. ... The Boeing 747SP is a highly modified version of Boeings Boeing 747-100 offering special performance. Known during development as the short body 747SB, the shortened fuselage permitted longer range flights to be made. ... DLR Helicopter The German Aerospace Center (DLR) (German: ) is the national research center for aviation and space flight of the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Space Agency. ... The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an agency of the United States federal government, responsible for the nations public space program. ... Aerial View of Moffett Field and NASA Ames Research Center. ... Aerial View of Moffett Field and NASA Ames Research Center. ... Nickname: Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ...


It has completing final modifications on a Boeing 747-200 aircraft modified to be a Supertanker to fight fires. The airline was awaiting final approval from the FAA, which arrived in the last week of October 2006.[6] With this it will be adding a giant aircraft to its current fleet of fire fighting aircraft. This Supertanker will offer at least seven times more drop capability as compared to the current largest airtanker. Its capacity to carry a large volume of Fire retardant will considerably decrease the time taken in fighting large fires. [7] The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ... FAA may refer to: Federal Aviation Administration in the United States Fleet Air Arm in the UK Royal Navy Fuerza Aérea Argentina in Argentina This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... A fire retardant is a substance that helps to delay or prevent combustion. ...


Previously operated

At August 2006 the airline also operated [8] :

The Boeing 727 is a mid-size, narrow-body, three-engine commercial jet airliner. ... The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ... The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (initially known as the Douglas DC-9) is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner. ... The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (initially known as the Douglas DC-9) is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner. ... The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (initially known as the Douglas DC-9) is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner. ...

External links

References

  1. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines", Flight International, 2007-04-03, pp. 79-80. 
  2. ^ James Long and Lauren Cowen, "The Evergreen Story" (9 parts), The Oregonian, August 14-22, 1988. Payment required. Also available via Lexis-Nexis.
  3. ^ NTSB Report DCA93MA033
  4. ^ Boeing News Release
  5. ^ The SOFIA Boeing 747SP
  6. ^ Giant jet unlikely to attack California fire
  7. ^ Supertanker Contract Could Land Firefighting Jet in Area
  8. ^ Flight International, 3-9 October 2006

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Evergreen International Airlines (IATA: EZ, ICAO: EIA, and Callsign: Evergreen) is a cargo airline based in McMinnville, Oregon, USA.
The airline was established by Delford Smith (founder and owner) and started operations in 1960 as Evergreen Helicopters.
The Airline is also expected to take delivery of the Boeing 747 LCF oversize freighter, which is currently under construction, which would be operated on behalf of Boeing.
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