New England Air Museum. Over 100 of these heavy-lift helicopters were built for use by the US Army. The CH-54B is powered by two 4800 shaft horsepower JFTD-12-4A turbine engines. Nikon D700, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens.
It is the 18th September 2010 and we are at the excellent New England Air Museum at Windsor Locks CT. This is F-14B Bu.No 162926, like most indoors Tomcats almost impossible to take a full photo of her so here is the nose!
An A4D-1 Skyhawk Bu.No 142219 marked as 'NL-314' of VA-53 'Blue Tail Flies' on display in the New England Air Museum. I understand that this collection was hit by a tornado a few years ago and now they have as many exhibits under cover as possible.
Bradley Space & Aviation Day 2010. Getting on board was an amazing experience. Many thanks to the very friendly crew for the opportunity! Canon EOS 40D, EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM lens, Speedlite 580EX II flash.
Bradley Space & Aviation Day 2009. Shot of the instrument panel of this interesting and quite narrow craft (note the windows / doors on either side of the cockpit). Canon EOS 400D, EF 17-40mm f/4 L USM lens, Speedlite 580EX II flash.
Bradley Space & Aviation Day 2009. Cockpit shot of this aging KC-135R. Special thanks to the very friendly crew for several interesting chats! Canon EOS 400D, EF 17-40mm f/4 L USM lens, Speedlite 580EX II flash.