Category Museums

WWII Reenactors at Chino Air Show 2010

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Not only was it an air show but Planes of Fame had several different clubs show up as WWII Reenactors. You could walk thru many different types of camps. They had a camp for the AVG that flew P-40s in China. They had a British Army camp. My favorite(which I’ve never come across before) was a German Aviation outfit and they even had two German Storch aircraft. I’ll write more about this later..

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Palm Springs Air Museum

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I decided early Saturday morning to head to another Aircraft Museum and do a day’s worth of photography. I traveled down to Palm Springs and what an enjoyable time I had. Palm Springs Air Museum is a great War bird collection!! One of my favorite planes was this F4 Corsair that they had restored to original specs and they had graced her with this wonderful painting on the wall behind the A/C.

Visit them if you have the chance..

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Planes of Fame Chino

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I had the chance to visit the POF in Chino a few weeks ago. I love to visit this place on a Saturday Afternoon. Visitors are low and I get a chance to photograph aircraft with no one else around.

The Museum was founded by Edward T. Maloney in 1957 in Claremont, California, with an initial collection of six aircraft. As the collection grew, the museum moved first to Ontario, California in 1965, and finally in 1973 to Chino Airport.

On the first Saturday of every month, the museum holds a mini-airshow around a certain theme. Themes have included “World War 1 Aviation”, “Experimental Aircraft”, “Korean War Aviation”, “Airplanes In The Movies”, “Naval Aviation”, etc...

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