McDonnell Douglas MD-87

@Madras Municipal Airport, Madras, OR

August 2015

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.

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