Posted last two albums from Hayward Airport Open House – Yakovlev Yak-52 trainer and IAI 1125 Astra business jet. Also added two more albums from the Fantasy of Flight Museum in Florida – Messerschmidt Me-108 Taifun liaison aircraft under restoration and Hispano Suiza 300 V8 Engine.
Updating the long neglected categories of Fortifications and Artillery we’ve added four albums photographed in Florida – Fort Zachary Taylor in Key West, FL and US 10″ Rodman Gun on the Casemate Carriage photographed there, as well as Battery Laidley in Fort Desoto located at St. Petersburg, FL and US 6″ Coast Defense Gun on Armstrong Pedestal Mount from there.
We will be hosting a Hasegawa “Egg Plane” speed build that will be held on August 23rd in Bascom Library in San Jose, CA. See the flyer for more information.
Posted the photos from the IPMS USA 2014 Nationals that were held last week in Hampton, VA.
Also posted the Awards Presentation Slide Show from the awards banquet that shows all of the winners. As usual 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.
Added the photos of the last month’s Airliners International Contest held at LAX. Thanks to Ken Miller for sending them in.
Here are four albums with photos of four different vehicles photographed at Hayward airport open houses 2012 and 2013 – AM General M925A1 Truck, 1962 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Iusso, Oshkosh T-1500 Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Vehicle and Goodyear Aerospace GZ-20A Blimp “The Spirit of America”.
Four different albums of individual walkarounds made in different locations in CA where only single aircraft were present. The albums are North American B-25J Mitchell from Collins Foundation visit to Moffett Field in 2014, Grumman S2F-1 Tracker from Mojave Airport in 2013, Bell UH-1H Huey from USS Iowa open house in 2013 and Gulfstream G550 photografied at Moffett Air Field in 2013.
For the last several years Hayward Executive Airport has been hosting it’s open house with a mini-airshow, and even through I missed it this year, I did go there for the last two years, so here are photos from the Hayward Airport Open House 2012. We’ve posted the photos of General Motors FM-2 Wildcat, Aero Vodochody L-39C Albatros and Gates Learjet 55.