Here are the three aviation themed albums from the Air&Space Museum on the National Mall – Boeing X-45A, Messerschmidt Me-109G-6 and Daimler-Benz DB605A Engine and to round out the post the Little Boy Nuclear Bomb from the US Navy museum in Washington DC.
Four different albums of various surface-to-surface missiles photographed at the Air Force Space and Missile Museum at Cape Canaveral – MGM-5 Corporal, LGM-30 Minuteman I, MGM-31 Pershing II on the M790 Erector Launcher Trailer and V2 Rocket Engine
Added four different albums related to the USCG. We’ve posted the photos of the museum ship USS Ingham (WHEC-35) and its 5″/38 Mark 30 Dual-Purpose mount from Key West, FL, we’ve also added the photos of the USCG Motor Lifeboat CG36503 from Newport, OR and finally photos of the USCGC Boutwell (WHEC-719) taken at the last year’s Fleet Week in SF.
We’ve added the last of the walkarounds taken at the Fantasy of flight museum – Bachem Ba 349 Natter replica, SNCA du Nord Stampe.SV4, Curtiss-Wright SNC-1 Falcon and to round up the number of updates to the usual four here is Kugisho/Yokosuka K-1 Ohka from the National Museum of the United States Navy in Washington DC.
We’ve added four different armor albums from various locations. First one is a T-80B from the “Stalin Line” Museum in Belarus, another one is a M109A6 Paladin from Thunder Over Utah Air Show 2014, while the last two are FV701 Ferret Mk.1 and Schützenpanzer Lang HS.30 from the Military Museum of Southern New England.
Added four new albums to the Softskins Gallery – M985, HEMTT, M915 Truck, Tractor, Line Haul 50,000 GVWR 6X4 with M871 Trailer, Lowbed, 25 Ton, M1078A1P2, Truck, Cargo, LMTV Armored Cab and Liberty 400 SSV Water Trailer.
Added five new albums to the rarely updated categories – three railroad locomotives – Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 “Big Boy” #4023, Union Pacific DD-40X Diesel Locomotive #6900, Southern Pacific 1-4-0 Consolidation Locomotive #2579 and two fire engines – Sutphen Ladder Truck and Horse Drawn Steam Fire Engine.
We’ve updated four different categories from three different places. To the Artillery section we’ve added the photos of the 8 cm Granatwerfer 34 mortar photographed at Planes of Fame Air Show 2011, to the Armor section we’ve posted the photos of the replica Ba-64 armored car from the same event, the Infantry Weapons section was updated with the album of 7.92mm Vickers Machine Gun on Mark IV tripod on M6A1 cart photographed at MVCC Camp Delta 2012 and finally the photos of one of the famous Paris Taxis – Taxi Renault G7 dit from Musée de l’Armée in Paris were added to the Automotive section.
Added four albums that were done during B-29 FiFi’s visit to Salinas Airport last year. We have the photos of Boeing B-29A-60-BN Superfortress “FiFi” itself as well as North American SNJ-5 Texan trainer, Eurocopter EC-135P2+ medical helicopter and Beech D18S light transport aircraft painted as RAF Expediter II.
We’ve added a new model to the Member’s Models gallery – Russian Mine-Cruiser Lieutenant Il’in scratchbuilt in 1/700 scale by Vladimir Yakubov.