Labor Day weekend trip to the Air Zoo

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    #1 T Bolt, Sep 8, 2010
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    Labor Day weekend I was in the Kalamazoo area and spent a day at the Kalamazoo Air Zoo and took over 300 Pictures. I'll post some little by little as I find time to go through them weeding out the bad ones and resizing. Some aren't of the best quality as one of the buildings was very dark and I didn't have a tripod with me.

    First up:
    Hispano HA 1112 Buchon
     

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    Nice shots!
     
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    Great pics Glenn, thanks. I see it's still got the BoB movie spinner and dummy guns on the cowling, but has been re-fitted with the wing fences and original cannon installation. Another one for my 'Then and Now' file !
     
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    Great looking colour scheme!
     
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    Nice pictures Glenn.
     
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    Very nice. Just in the pics you posted I saw several others I'd like to see, like the V-1 and the P-47.
     
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    nice pics Glenn
     
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    Nice Glenn. Museum lighting is always tough to shoot in.
     
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    The second museum building was better lit and those pictures are better. I just wish I had thought to take my tripod along!
    In answer to your request

    V-1 and P-47
     

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    P-39 Aircobra
     

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    SBD Dauntless
     

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    Great looking Dauntless!!
     
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    Fantastic set of pics Glenn. That looks a brilliant museum....love the murals on the walls behind the A/C (keep dropping hints to SWMBO that I'd like a full size '51 painted on one of the living room walls....but the look I get back hints that this might not be a good idea !).

    Keep 'em coming.:thumbleft:
     
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    I had a similar thing happen at the time when my Jug cockpit was just going to be a panel and I wanted to mount it on a wall in the house somewhere. The idea didn't go over too well. :rolleyes:

    Next up:
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    Beautiful pics!
     
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    Thanks T Bolt, that looks like a fantastic museum. This is the museum with the solid-nose B-25 J painted up as a falcon from the 498th BS, right? If so, did you get any shots of that? Would love to see them!
     
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    Thanks for the pics T-bolt, especially for the Jug and Dauntless!
     
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