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lizard
06-23-2007, 08:40 PM
Well the boundry bay airport show was actually quite good , nice part was that your allowed quite close to the runway , planes came by fairly close , overcast skys make for shitty pic taking but I got a few good ones . Deffinately check it out again next year[36]

If theres interest I have more I could post

Hello Kitty
06-23-2007, 08:43 PM
cool shit man thanks. how did u get up that high in the sky to take those photos ?

:dontknow:

lizard
06-23-2007, 09:07 PM
pogo stick

Jroc
06-23-2007, 09:14 PM
nice pics!!! dont mind if you post more!

Taxidermy
06-23-2007, 09:18 PM
nice pics

Roy
06-23-2007, 09:57 PM
It was a very good show for a community airshow. I'm glad you enjoyed it. I was the announcer there. I see you took some great shots of John's Harvard "Pussycat Two". He does a good job although I have to find some better music for him! Reny Price in the Sukhoi was awsome and the air race was fun too. They're talking about getting bigger and better for next year. That show has alot of potential in the future. Don't forget, Chilliwack Flightfest is coming up July 22nd and it's another free show.

See you there!

Zukbuilder
06-23-2007, 10:12 PM
gooder pics, . . . . Nice ass shot too!![cheers]

lizard
06-24-2007, 08:11 AM
okay gotta mark down the chilliwack date....and arrive on time

wrongway
06-24-2007, 09:59 AM
nice job on the pics, especially the little one with the big head set on, she's a cutie. Good job, thanks.[36]

Tunabomber
06-24-2007, 12:34 PM
i love the old harvards they are soo cool to fly in :cool:

Roy
06-24-2007, 06:14 PM
Sure are! Did all my aerobatic training in one.

4WDarren
06-24-2007, 08:33 PM
Looks like a good show. I went last year, but was unable to make it this year, so thanks for the pics!

Ah, its a shame the Stearman still isn't able to fly. Notice how the ailerons are missing....
http://www.funinbc.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=55670&stc=1&d=1182656378

I used to work for the comany that did the maintenance. On the annual inspection we found the attach brackets cracked to the point of near detachment. Parts ain't easy to find for an old bird like that!

Big_Ern
06-24-2007, 10:30 PM
Awesome photos liz[36][36]

looks like agreat way to spend the day out watching them:cool:

jeeper
06-24-2007, 11:09 PM
As usual great photos James !


I need you to come and drink a few beers over here at my new place and take some photos of the deer here !


Bruce

England
06-27-2007, 11:30 AM
Ok this one has me confused ?? It has the Spitfire bubble cockpit ( so it seems ) But the nose length etc is that of a Hurricane ( the bigger less agile of the 2 planes ) Can you confirm this ?? As know that there are only 12 of them and I thoiught they were all at the Uk heritage flight musem ( spelling )
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lizard
06-27-2007, 03:15 PM
thats a Ubuilt / xperimental tim . its scaled down also , I would still have loved to see it fly by .

Murd0c
06-27-2007, 03:20 PM
looks like a pretty good show

England
06-27-2007, 03:38 PM
Ah i See thanks Liz that was confusing the hell outa me lol

Always broke
06-27-2007, 05:23 PM
so does breathing tim HEHEHEHEHE!!

Maelthra
06-27-2007, 05:37 PM
Ok this one has me confused ?? It has the Spitfire bubble cockpit ( so it seems ) But the nose length etc is that of a Hurricane ( the bigger less agile of the 2 planes ) Can you confirm this ?? As know that there are only 12 of them and I thoiught they were all at the Uk heritage flight musem ( spelling )
55971

Looks like an early Mustang replica to me.. :confused0006:

Roy
06-27-2007, 08:21 PM
Exactly what it is. A 2/3rd scale P-51B Mustang. The bulged hood on the original B model Mustangs were called Malcolm Hoods. It allowed better side and rear views than the original greenhouse canopy. All the C models came with Malcolm hoods. The D and up models came with the more familiar bubble canopy.

FZJ80
06-27-2007, 09:37 PM
Wow. somebody knows their Mustangs. Here are a couple of shots that you guys may like. Full scale

lizard
06-27-2007, 09:48 PM
wow . man I'd love to see some WW2 stuff fly , imagine a ww2 only airshow

Messerschmidt ,fulkwolfs , stuka , typhoon , spit, thunderbolt, plus some bombers ......

I think they have some corsairs & mustangs at the races in reno?

Evan the Blue
06-27-2007, 09:57 PM
Can't wait for next yr I'll be there 4 sure ..... Thanks for the Pics Liz [cheers]

DaB2200
06-27-2007, 10:51 PM
July 11th to the 15th 2007 Arlington Wa. the 3rd largest EAA fly In Airshow in the US. I was there last year, but as of Jan 1 2007, I'm no longer welcome in the US, do to being busted for 2 joints, and did 30 days for it 22 years ago.

Anyways, it is a blast they always have some Military jets, but 99% is X Class (Experimental), X class means that the owner has to build 51% of the airplane himself. My favorite is always going to be the Bede BD5J, this is a Jet Aircraft that has a 15' wingspan and is 20' long, flys at over 300 mph. I saw my first one at the 2003 Arlington Airshow. http://www.nweaa.org/

This is a BeDe BD5J from Abbotsford.
http://1000aircraftphotos.com/AmateurBuilt/Acrojet.jpg

And then there is the Whitt & Pratley with wings, better known as the BeeGee R2 racing airplane from the 1930's (a replica was at the 2002 EAA in Arlington)
http://www.odinprawda.de/OdinKultur/Veranstaltungen/Flugtag_2001/Highlights/geebee.JPG

FZJ80
06-28-2007, 07:39 AM
wow . man I'd love to see some WW2 stuff fly , imagine a ww2 only airshow

Messerschmidt ,fulkwolfs , stuka , typhoon , spit, thunderbolt, plus some bombers ......

I think they have some corsairs & mustangs at the races in reno?

Duxford in England has just what you need, was there in 97 and saw 5 different MKs of Spit's chasing a lone Me109. Hangers and hangers full of stuff, last time i was there they were restoring a Me263 Komet.

Apathy
06-28-2007, 08:08 AM
I used to work on the flight line when i was in the navy. Every year on Whidbey Island, (washington) they had a big air show. I was spoiled, never went to the air shows. i used to sit on my Tug all day and watch them practice for a week before the air show.

Always cool shit, my favorites are the crazy Fawkers in Bi-planes

FZJ80
06-28-2007, 10:29 AM
Coolest bi-plane ever was the late Jim Franklin's 37 Waco with a 450hp P&W and a GE J85 turbine strapped under it, 0 to flight in less than 50 feet and 10,000 FPM climb rate in the verticle. AWESOME!

Mukaluk
06-28-2007, 10:35 AM
Sweet pictures... I haven't been to an airshow in years! And Rayne looks so cute in the cockpit... little pilot!

Roy
06-28-2007, 05:12 PM
And then there is the Whitt & Pratley with wings, better known as the BeeGee R2 racing airplane from the 1930's (a replica was at the 2002 EAA in Arlington)

You mean a GEE Bee... short for Granville Brothers. The aircraft in the picture was build and flown by Delmar Benjamin.
As for the BD-5J... I don't have much love for them. Very dangerous aircraft. Bobby Bishop flew one at Abbotsford for a number of years. I was working the Ottawa Airshow last year where I watched Scott Manning crash while practicing for the show.

That FW-190 looks awsome. There was a WW2 airshow in Bellingham back in '79. Mustangs, B-17- B-24, B-25, Harvards, Bob Hoover and much more. Great show. Another good show is the Gathering of Warbirds at the Olympic Flight Museum in Olympia, Washington. Lots of good stuff there. Don't forget to check out the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley and the Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham. General Anders, of Apollo 8 fame, heads the Heritage Flight museum. His P-51 "Valhalla", Bearcat "Wumpus Cat" a Douglas Skyraider and L-39 Albatros is just a few of the aircraft you'll find there. Check their website for the open house weekends.

Roy
Mission Search and Rescue and
Airshow Announcer

FZJ80
06-28-2007, 10:55 PM
Got to sit in a F4U in Hamilton Ont. After chasing down the museums pilot and waiting an hour he took me out to were she was parked, when he asked if i wanted to climb in, i just about stopped breathing. I said hell ya, but you are going to have to tell me when to get out. I sat in there for the better part of an hour, very cool guy. Only crap part was i had no f ing camera.
Found out since she was sold to someone in Seatle WA.

Hammbone
06-28-2007, 11:21 PM
Great pics it's too bad I had no idea about the airshow my kids would have loved it. I'll be sure to catch the one in Chwk.Thanks again for the pics

kx kid
06-28-2007, 11:42 PM
Man, planes are so amazing.Think of were they've come from and were they have got to. Even just flying a little cessna makes you feel so free. (Ya I know life advice form a 16 year old) If you ever get the chance to go flying, take it!

DaB2200
06-29-2007, 07:01 AM
Man, planes are so amazing.Think of were they've come from and were they have got to. Even just flying a little cessna makes you feel so free. (Ya I know life advice form a 16 year old) If you ever get the chance to go flying, take it!

Join Air Cadets, it'll be the greatest expierence of your life. I loved being in Cadets.