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US a/c B-26K
(A-26A)
1
page
I photographed a total of three B-26Ks preserved at museums in the US. All upper surface details are covered in this page.
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Grumman
E-1B
1
page
I took photos of three E-1Bs preserved at Pima(AZ), USS.Yorktown(SC) and Pensacola(FL) museums. I was able to photograph upper surfaces of the fuselage and wings of the Pima and USS.Yorktown a/c.
AP-2E/H
Neptune
2
pages
Both AP-2E(US Army) and AP-2H(USN) were operated at Cam Ranh Bay, S.Vietnam during the Vietnam war, and one of each a/c is still preserved at Ft.Rucker(AL) and Pima(AZ). I concentrated mainly on the areas which were modified from the original Neptune.
T-28B/C
Trojan
3
pages
I photographed a total seven T-28B/C Trojans, of which four of them are privately owned flyable a/c displayed at airshows in the US. The remainning three are museum aircraft I photographed in Pueblo/CO, Alameda(USS.Hornet) and in Dayton/OH.
HU-16
Albatross
2
pages
I photographed one HU-16B(USAF) and two HU-16Es(USCG) at museums in the US. As you know, Trumpeter released a 1/48 scale model of the HU-16A Albatross and I think some of you are interested in building the kit. I plan to build one after they release the "B" model in the future.
C-45
Expeditor
1
page
I photographed one each of C-45H, UC-45B and RC-45J in the US, together with an ex-JMSDF SNB-4 in Japan.
C-46
Commando
1
page
I photographed an ex-JASDF C-46A navaids calibration aircraft preserved and displayed at JASDF's Hamamatsu Airpark. The color scheme was high-visibility orange and silver overall. Good for modeling!!
LC-47H
(R4D-5L)
1
page
I photographed the USN VX-6's LC-47H "Que Sera Sera" at Pensacola, which landed at the South Pole in October 1956. The aircraft was still preserved in very good condition.
KC-97G/L
Stratotanker
2
pages
I photographed a total of 4 KC-97G/L Stratotankers displayed at aviation museums in the US (three a/c) and in Spain (one a/c). I also uploaded some cockpit photos which I took in Charlotte, NC.
EC-121D/T 2
pages
I photographed a couple of EC-121 Warning Stars, which were preserved & displayed at aviation museums in the US. One of them was the world's only flyable EC-121 preserved at Yanks Air Museum in Chino, CA.
C-131
T-29B
2
pages
I photographed a total of three C-131 (HC-131A, VC-131D, C-131F) Samaritan and one T-29B, which were displayed at aviation museums in the US. Some photos of cockpit and cabin details of the ex-USCG's HC-131A are included.
Grumman
G-21A/JRF-5
Goose
1
page
I photographed an ex-USA JRF-5 Goose which was preserved at Yanks Air Museum in Chino, California. It was preserved in very good conditions.
Douglas
A-1H
Skyraider
1
page
I photographed an A-1H Skyraider which was preserved and displayed at National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida. It was preserved in very good conditions.
Grumman
AF-2S
Guardian
1
page
I photographed an AF-2S Guardian which was preserved and displayed at National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida. It was preserved in very good conditions.
Douglas
VC-54C
Sacred Cow
1
page
I photographed an US presidential aircraft VC-54C "Sacred Cow" which was preserved and displayed at National Museum of the USAF in Dayton, Ohio. The aircraft was preserved in very good conditions.
Douglas
VC-118A
Independence
1
page
I photographed an US presidential aircraft VC-118A "Independence" which was preserved and displayed at National Museum of the USAF in Dayton, Ohio. The aircraft was preserved in very good conditions.
a/c types
under
construction
*C-1A, *EA-1F, *UP-3A,
British
a/c
Percival P66
Pembroke
1
page
I photographed a total of three Pembrokes, one RAF machine (C.1), one Belgium machine (C.51) and one Luftwaffe one (C.54) at various aviation museums in Europe.
Gannet AEW.3/
AS.6/COD.4
2
pages
I photographed a total of five Gannet AEW.3/AS.6/COD.4 at aviation museums in UK, US and Germany during 2008-2014.
Handley-Page
Hastings
C.1A/T.5
1
page
I photographed a total of three Hastings (one "C.1A" transport and two "T.5" bombardier/radar trainers) at aviation museums in England during June-July 2014.
Short SC.7
Skyvan
1
page
I took walk-around photos of a Short SC.7 Skyvan of Invicta Aviation which was displayed at RAF Waddington airshow in July 2014.
Scotish Av.
Twin Pioneer
1
page
I took walk-around photos of a Scotish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC.2, which was preserved and displayed at RAF Museum Cosford in June 2014.
de Havilland
Chipmunk
1
page
I photographed a couple of flyable Chipmunks displayed at Waddington airshow and another Chipmunk preserved at Newark Air Museum in June-July 2014.
Avro
Shackleton
1
page
I photographed a Shackleton displayed at Newark Air Museum in England in 2015. I hear that Airfix is going to release the new Shackleton kit soon, so I decided to upload some(Not so many) Shackleton photos on this page.
Russian
a/c
Antonov
An-2 Colt
1
page
I photographed a total of three An-2s (ex-West German and ex-Polish Air Force and Lithuanian civil model) in Europe.
Antonov
An-26
1
page
I photographed a Serbian AF's An-26 displayed at Zeltweg airshow (Austria) in 2011. I also pictured an ex-German AF An-26 preserved and displayed at Luftwaffe Museum near Berlin in 2006.
European
a/c
Nord 2501
Noratlas
2
pages
I photographed a total of four Noratlas (two French a/c and two German a/c) in France and in Germany. I was able to photograph the cockpit and cabin interior together with the upper surfaces of the fuselage/wing at a museum in Bordeaux.
Junkers
Ju-52/3m
1
page
I photographed JU-AIR's Ju-52/3m (once operated by the Swiss Air Force) at Dubendorf, Switzerland in 2007. I was able to photograph interior details of the cockpit and the main cabin.
Pilatus PC-6
Turbo-Porter
1
page
I photographed an Austrian Air Force PC-6 Turbo-Porter displayed at Zeltweg airshow in July 2011. I also photographed a Japanese Turbo-Porter which was once operated by the "National Institute of Polar Research" at the museum near Komatsu Air Base.
CASA C212
Aviocar
1
page
I photographed a couple of ex-Spanish Air Force Aviocars displayed at Spanish AF Museum near Madrid in 2011.
CASA
CN.235
(HC-144A)
1
page
I photographed a South Korean AF's CN.235M displayed at Osan air show in 2012. I also pictured an USCG's HC-144A displayed at Memphis airshow in 2011.
Alenia
C-27J
Spartan
1
page
I photographed a total of three C-27J Spartan transports (two from Italian AF and a single C-27J from Lithuanian AF), which were displayed at recent airshows in England and in Austria.
NEW LET
L-410 UVP
Turbolet
1
page
I photographed a Slovakian L-410 UVP transport which was displayed at RAF Waddington Airshow in 2014.
a/c types
under
construction
*Atlantic, *C-160, *C.295,
Canadian
a/c
DHC-2
Beaver
2
pages
I photographed an USAF's U-6A (Beaver) at the USAF Museum in Dayton, Ohio. I also photographed a couple of Civilian DHC-2 Beavers displayed at airshows in Canada and in the US. Also, I uploaded some walk-around photos of a civilian DHC-2 Beaver with floats taken at a sea-plane base in Alaska.
DHC-3
Otter
(U-1)
1
page
I photographed an US.Army's U-1A (Otter) at the Army's Aviation Museum in Fort Rucker, Alabama. I also photographed an US.Navy's NU-1B preserved at the USN's Aviation Museum at Pensacola, Florida. A "Torbo Otter" in civil use with floats was also photographed in Alaska.
DHC-4
C-7A
Caribou
1
page
I photographed a Vietnam veteran C-7A Caribou which was preserved and displayed at "Museum of Aviation" in Georgia in May 2010. I also uploaded some photos of ex-Spanish AF Caribou displayed at Spanish AF Museum near Madrid.
DHC-5
(CC-115)
Buffalo
1
page
I photographed a DHC-5 (CAF designation CC-115) Buffalo which was displayed at Abbotsford airshow in August 2013.
DHC-8
(CT-142)
Dash 8
1
page
I photographed a DHC-8 (CAF designation CT-142) navigation trainer and another DHC-8 of Transport Canada operated under the National Aerial Surveillance Program. Both of them were displayed at Abbotsford airshow in August 2013.
Canadair
CL-215
1
page
I photographed two CL-215 water bombers preserved in Europe. One was a French (Securite Civil) one preserved in Bordeaux and the other one was an ex-Spanish AF CL-215 preserved near Madrid, Spain.
Japanese
a/c
Shin-Meiwa
US-1A
1
page
The aircraft shown on this page was photographed at a museum in Kakamigahara, Gifu.
Kawasaki
P-2J
1
page
During the 1970's, the JMSDF's P2V-7s were replaced with the "P-2Js", which was a upgraded version of the P2V-7 with two Turbo-prop engines. I concentrated mainly on the modified areas unique to the P-2J.
a/c types
under construction
*Mitsubishi MU-2