McDonnell Douglas MD-87
@Madras Municipal Airport, Madras, OR
Surplus MD-87’s lined up awaiting conversion into Erickson Air Tanker firefighting aircraft. Several MD-87 jet air tankers are now being operated by the Erickson Aero Tanker company. The MD-87 can carry up to 4,000 gallons of fire fighting retardant. MD-80’s entered commercial service in 1980 with production ending in 1999. Nikon D7100 w/18-200 mm, processing with Aperture.