Restarting our regular updates, here are four albums from the Patrouille de France performance in Sacramento two weekends ago. They are Airbus A400M Atlas, Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet E “Patrouille de France”, North American NA-265-60 Sabreliner and Sikorsky HH-60L.
We’ve finally fixed the site and the gallery! We will be restarting our regular site updates shortly.
Posted the photos of the winners from the awards presentation from the banquet and the photos of most of the models from the Nationals. The Model photos can be seen at IPMS USA 2016 Nationals gallery, while the winners can be seen at the Awards Presentation Slide Show. The slide show is from the awards presentation. The winners are posted in the reverse order – after the slide with the name of the category next model is the third place winner then second and then first.
Posted four different artillery albums from four different countries. From Russia, posted the Tsar Pushka, photographed in Moscow’s Kremlin, from Belgium added the 75mm Cockerill-Nordenfeld Mle 1896 Field Gun seen in Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History in Brussels, from Australia came the British QF 25pdr Mark II Field Gun photographed in a town of Cann River and finally from US added the 8″ Rifled Dahlgren Cannon on a Naval Mount that was found at Patriots Point Museum in Charleston SC.
Added a new model to the Member’s Models gallery – the Russian Auxiliary Cruiser Lena that was scratchbuild in 1/700 by Vladimir Yakubov.
Posted four different albums of naval subjects from all over the US. From Patriot’s Point in Charleston SC added the destroyer USS Laffey DD-724 and it’s 5″/38 Mark 38 Twin Dual-Purpose Mount. From Portland, OR posted the photos of Tugboat Portland and from Morro Bay, CA added the album for DSRV-2 Avalon.
Added four different rotary craft from the US Army Transportation Museum located in Fort Eustis, VA. They have a very interesting collection of various flying things belonging to the army, so here are some of them – Boeing YCH-47B Chinook, Bell H-13E Sioux, Hughes TH-55A Osage and De Lackner Aerocycle.
Posted four different artillery pieces from four different locations – US 10″ Rodman Cannon on the Model 1861 Barbette Mount from West Black Point Battery in Fort Mason, San Francisco, Belgian 57mm Cockerill-Nordenfeld Mle 1888 Fortress Gun from Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History in Brussels, Belgium, US 155mm M1 Howitzer from Fort Sill and Soviet 76mm Kurchevsky Model 1935 Recoilless Gun from Victory Park Museum in Moscow, Russia.