2014 Foto Fest MK. III

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  1. Jeff Hunt

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    We will start this thread off with what I am told was a static Battle of Britain movie participant.

    This airframe is currently in the annex building, which in typical Canadian fashion requires a separate admission fee from the Museum admission fee which is on top of paying to park. The museum offered 3 guided ( and timed to 1 hour) tours the day I was there. Because of the time limit many of the aircraft in the annex building were missed. Part of the time problem is a result of Canada having two official languages and the tour guide having to say the same things twice in order to cover the language issue. I would say this repetition was responsible for 15 minutes of lost time. The visit at the museum cost me $45.00 for my son and I, a bit on the expensive side I think but if you want to see the airplanes.........

    Despite the above gripes, it is a world class museum with a few one of a kinds and lots of ultra rare aircraft.

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    good start Jeff, looking forward to another great thread of pictures !
     
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    Nice shot Jeff! Looking forward to more.
     
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    45 smacks, wow. Hope the money is going back into the museum.
     
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    Yesterday's faux 109 followed by the real deal


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    Good stuff Jeff.
     
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    Collings foundation B-24J on takeoff roll at Sugarland Airport Sugarland Texas (just outside of Houston)

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    Collings Foundation B-17G Nine O Nine Sugarland AP Sugarland Texas

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    Good shots Jeff!
     
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    Nice ones Jeff. The Mustang pic is taken from an interesting vantage point.
     
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    Being rather tall I simply held my camera up with extended arms and snapped away. The beauty of digital........

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    From the National War Museum of Canada

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