page is outdated and in need of an update, however at
this time I can not devote the time needed. It
will have to wait until I have the time to re-work
it. Possibly when I retire. 07-07-17)
The An-2 is not an uncommon site in the skies over Biggs. While it is a big lumbering beast that takes forever to make a circuit of the field, it is also a very capable airframe.
The first two photos show an An-2 serialed 910074 at, this has been reported to be a US Army serial of "91-0074". In fact all of these airframes supposedly have U.S. serial numbers. Though that is somewhat suspect I will use them on this web site. Both of these photos were taken at the El Paso International Airport in the mid 1990s.
The third photo is of "91-6555" at an open house on Biggs in 1997.
The last two photos are of "91-22258", with the first one at the 1999 Amigo Airshow on Biggs and the second at Holloman AFB in 2002.
first two photos show an
Mi-24P variously identified as
"91-22270", "92-2270" and even
"74-22270". No matter what
the serial, it is an attractive paint
scheme. The first photo
dates from 1997 and the second from
The second Hind is an Mi-24D reported to be "88-0616". The two photos are from 1997 and 2003.
with many military aircraft
sported nose art
at various times. The first two
were carried by 88-0616 in 1997.
The quality of the photo is poor, but
the left side artwork is of the
"Tasmanian Devil". 22270 carried a
vulture with the name
"Patience" in 1997.
This Ka-32 is marked "00218". I t was on display at the 1999 Amigo Airshow.
All photos are mine.
This is an unofficial page, so all opinions, and statements are my own and should not reflect on anyone else in any manner. (Now is that a good disclaimer, or what?)