The Commemorative Air Force dropped into Lunken Airport to sell some rides on FIFI, one of two B-29's still flying today. The other newly flying B-29 is DOC, named for the Disney character, and is based out of Wichita, Kansas. Was told by one of[...]
Dear iModelers, as recently mentioned in the iModeler newsletter, two new releases of the Sukhoi Su-17/22 rock the boat in 2017. One from Kittyhawk, as usually highly disputed, and one from Hobbyboss. Building this bird, the modeller has a huge [...]
This is a F-11A as a Blue Angel at The Cradle of Aviation Museum in Long Island N.Y. Meow.
Another Jindivik? Yep. This one was photographed at the South Australian Aviation Museum in Port Adelaide, a short ride by train from Adelaide city centre. From a distance they look much the same but once you are up close you will find a number [...]
And now to something completely different...a drone! In 1948 development begun in Australia to find a suitable unmanned aircraft for missile test purposes. In 1950 a manned prototype called Pika was flown for the first time and the unmanned GAF [...]
These few pics are from a visit we paid to the FAA Museum at Yeovilton in around 2006 when they were restoring their Wildcat AL246. I found it amazing that the colours inside had never been touched up or replaced and were a true depiction of pai[...]
On the 28th of August, at IPMS-Deutschlands modelling show, I had the privilege to be invited to a guided tour of the FW 190 A8 that’s being restored at Gatow air force museum in Berlin. Stabsfeldwebel Enrico Schade, who leads the restauratio[...]
Guys, some of you may contemplate about building Tamiya's new Mercedes 300 SL like Jack and George already did. I found this magnificent car today at the Schlumpf Museum in Mulhouse, France. It's unrestored in original, slightly patinated cond[...]
I fell in love with this aircraft. You can see why. Here are some detail closeups. Martin! This is wonderful! Thanks. California Steve
These were taken in '08 at the Deland airport here in FL. Just found 'em on an old CD I'd forgotten about. Deland was once a NAS (it now is the center for a skydiving school and has a small "museum")....it's about 15-20 miles west of Daytona Beach.