A Buffalo Airways C-46 resting in the hangar (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Joey Gerardi)

Photos: The Unique Fleet Flying for Buffalo Airways

Recently airlines have been retiring old and fuel in-efficient aircraft with major carriers such as American retiring five aircraft types and Delta sending its McDonnel Douglas fleet to early retirement. But there is one carrier that refuses to retire its older aircraft. Buffalo Airways, a carrier based in the city of Yellowknife located in Canada's Northwest Territories, was founded in 1970 by Joe McBryan, a.k.a. "Buffalo Joe." The carrier celebrated its 50th year of operations last month. The far north…