Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Low Flying Formation

Right as we arrived at Fantasy of Flight, the Aeroshell AT-6 Texan team came tearing over in a very close formation. This photo was taken with a 24mm lens. All you photographers know that 24mm is pretty dang wide! That … Continue reading

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1917 Albatros D.Va

This was the third and last aircraft that Kermit flew that day. The skies had turned grey and were looking pretty nasty, but that all added to the mood of the image. This aircraft, a 1917 Albatros D.Va was the … Continue reading

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The Red Devil

This was one of the more interesting aspects of the 1918 Sopwith 7F.1 Snipe. This image features the “Red Devil” which is similar to the ornaments that are placed on the hoods of many cars. Each pilot had his own … Continue reading

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P-51D “Cripes A’ Mighty 3rd”

The other Mustang that was at the show was this P-51D Mustang. It features the paint job of Major George E. Preddy, who was an ace of WWII. During a talk about the plane, it was stated that he was … Continue reading

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P-51C “Ina the Macon Belle”

The definite highlight of my trip to Florida was visiting Fantasy of Flight in Polk City for the Mustangs & Mustangs event. Unfortunately the weather was iffy, which scared away all of the aircraft that were scheduled to come in. … Continue reading

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Fresh Off of the Plane

I am fresh off of a great trip to Florida. I have some great stories and images to share with you so stay tuned!

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Hot!

The Danbury Fire Department carried out a live burn training exercise at the Indian Trading Post on Route 7. This is a picture of the whole building up in flames, as they let it go. This fire was hot! There … Continue reading

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