The museums Channel at iModeler

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Trenton Museum Ontario

On the way back from Ottawa we stopped in to visit the only restored Halifax in the world. An interesting museum with a lot more than I thought.

NASM Visit

I recently went to the National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly Virginia, and saw a lot of historical aircraft; P-40, P-51, P-47, P-38, B-29, Ho229, Do335, F4U, SR-71, Concorde, Ar-234, Me163, Fritz X, F-14, F-35, MiG 15BiS, F-100, MiG 21, P-2[...]

National Naval Aviatin Museum, Pensacola Fla, Pt 2. Hangar Bay One,plus

Basically shots of more modern aircraft, that weren't in the main section. The actual name plate off the now scrapped Forrestal, and the memorial plaque honoring those that perished in the fire off Vietnam, it used to hang in the hangar bay. Th[...]

National Naval Aviation Museum,Pensacola Fla. Part one, Flightline Ramp

Checked off an item from my bucket list, last weekend. Limited photos of the outside ramp, Jaime Carreon covered the other areas recently. One note, the C-130 is supposed to be the one that flew onto and of the Forrestal in the early sixties. Pi[...]

Time Capsule: 1989 Visit to the Commemorative Air Force Museum

In 1989, I was an instructor pilot flying the T-37 trainer at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Although I had a previous assignment in Oklahoma teaching basic students to fly in the T-37, this tour was different because we were t[...]

Open day at the Air Force Museum

Spent the morning enjoying the annual Portuguese AF day at AF Base 1 near my house and home of the Airforce Museum. Only show the outdoor pictures, where you can see some of the museum inventory that is kept outdoors (the Neptune sure needs some[...]

UK Aircraft Museum Photos

Just a few of the photos taken from Cosford, Newark, and Doncaster aircraft Museums here in the UK. I'm no photography expert, so please be nice 🤓

The Riveting Challenge

OK, I think think some of you now have understood a bit what makes me tick when it comes to modelling and the original machine. Details. Weird ones. Sometimes one is struck by how unrefined some machines are, how close they actually look a vin[...]

NASM at Dulles

While sitting here watching the Stanley Cup playoffs I'd thought I'd share some pics from my February trip to the NASM, Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Always something new to see. For this trip it was the JRS-1 from Pearl Harbor, th[...]

Avro 504 K

This beautiful Avro 504 K is a real classic and can be seen at the MOSI museum in Manchester, England. The 504 was designed in 1913 and was used as a standard trainer for RFC and later RAF during WW 1 and post war. Many were sold as surplus afte[...]