Walk Arounds

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SH-2F Walkaround c. 1988
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This gallery is a collection of images I took while serving with the US Navy’s premier SH-2 squadron, HSL-34 (Green Checkers.)  It was one of our line aircraft plus a few taken of a static display aircraft at an airshow … Full Article→

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HH-2D Seasprite Helicopter Walkaround
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This set of images provides a detailed walkaround of the the HH-2D airframe held at the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, Pennsylvania.  Many of the images include a ruler for sizing purposes with multiple views & closeups, useful as … Full Article→

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SH-2F Seasprite Helicopter
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This series of images is of the SH-2F airframe (BuNo. 149026) being used as a ‘gate guard’ at NAS Norfolk, Virginia.  Most were taken in 2013 though the more ‘colorful’ paint scheme was from a couple of years earlier.  Keep … Full Article→

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Jaguar XK120 (c.1950?) at Military Aviation Museum
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The Military Aviation Museum in Pungo area of Virginia Beach has an eclectic collection of aircraft and vehicles. I was pleasantly surprised to see this lovely Jaguar XK120 there. I wanted to share these images given these cars are not … Full Article→

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1941 model 741-B Indian Military Motorcycle
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This vintage restored motorcycle was on display at the 2012 “Americans in Wartime Museum” open house event at the ‘Tank Farm’ near Nokesville, Virginia.  This machine is a 1941 model 741-B Indian, according to the owner, Herb Gill.

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Polikarpov I-153
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The Polikarpov I-153 at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia is a flyable restored example that is perhaps less authentic than say, the one in Paris – at least in equipment – for safety reasons.  It is however … Full Article→

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BMW R75 Motorcycle with Sidecar and Trailer
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This is a series of (mostly) closeup images of the R75 motorcycle & sidecar plus trailer at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  I thought it looked like a really nice restoration job, so I spent some time … Full Article→

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Piper Cherokee 6 PA-32
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Mr. J.G. Tillery kindly allowed me access to his airplane, a Piper Cherokee 6 300 (registration N68SD) to take these images. The plane was in wonderful condition and he was obviously very proud of his bird. Although there aren’t really … Full Article→

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M42 ‘Duster’ Armored Anti-Aircraft Vehicle
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This gallery contains 27 photos.

My recent visit to the ‘Americans in Wartime’ Museum’s Open House (aka ‘The Tank Farm’ Open House) provided a chance to get some unusual armor subjects ‘on film’.  This is my collection of images of the M42 “Duster” armored AA … Full Article→

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Ford 5AT Trimotor Walkaround
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Another album at the Papermodelers.Com Gallery for Kermit Week’s Ford Trimotor at the Fantasy of Flight Musuem in Polk City, Florida.  This airworthy aircraft has had a storied career over the years. Click HERE for the images! [http://www.papermodelers.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=876]

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