Reference pictures of preserved aircraft
The Walkarounds Database at iModeler
Mirage F-1 "ΤΑΛΩΣ" special scheme walkaraound
Hi everyone! The Mirage F-1 "ΤΑΛΩΣ" (Talos) was a commemorative and very charming scheme applied to HAF's Mirage F-1 s/n 129 sometime around 2000 or tad later, if memory serves... In Greek mythology, Talos was a giant [...]
Mirage F.1CG Walkaround
Hi everyone! Here are a few mostly close-up shots of two HAF Mirage F.1CGs. The HAF Mirage F.1CGs equipped the 342 and 334 All Weather Squadrons. A peculiarity of the HAF F.1CG was that they used the American Sidewinder air-to-air missile. [...]
Hi everyone! Descended from the plans of Dr. Alexander Lippisch, the Convair F-102 Delta Dagger was an American interceptor aircraft that was built as part of the backbone of the United States Air Force's air defenses in the late 1950s. [...]
Hi everyone! I had the chance to spend some time near HAF's C-47, s/n KK156. This was one the last flying HAF C-47s, meticulously maintained, its last flight taken place sometime in 2005. Since then, it resides in 114CW, Tanagra, my Base, [...]
Me 163 Walkaround
The Me 163 has been a part of the exhibition at Gatow Luftwaffenmuseum for years, but it used to be exhibited in a separate room. Now, it’s hanging from the ceiling which creates a much more dramatic effect. Enjoy the pictures.
F2H-2P Banshee walk around photos.
Good news! The Banshee is back on the main floor at Pensacola. Here’s some photos I just took. We’re waiting for the Blue Angels practice now.
Waco CG-4 glider on display at Cradle of Aviation museum.
Going with the D-Day theme, I think that I'd rather jump out of a perfectly good aircraft then take a ride in one of these.
T-41 Mescalero Walk Around
The subject of these photos is probably a little obscure, but there have been a couple of T-41 models from Minicraft, PM, and others. My wife was a military instructor pilot who was assigned from 1986 to 1990 at Hondo Airfield just west [...]
In 1990, I was an instructor pilot and wing staff officer assigned to Randolph AFB in San Antonio, Texas. At the time, the wing was flying T-37's and T-38's. I was on my way back from a meeting and happened to pass the wing paint shop [...]
Stephensons Rocket at the MOSI (Manchester U.K.)
I thought some of you may be interested in this, the Museum of science and industry (MOSI) in Manchester has on display "Rocket", for those who aren't familiar with it Rocket was the worlds first commercial steam engine ,designed [...]