Dale Moody’s Classic Photos – Part Two

Grumman Duck, owned at the time by the late Bill Ross, Chicago industrialist

 

1977 EAA/OSHKOSH

P51D-25NA, Man O’ War  BuNo. 44-72739, N44727 Currently owned by BCT Mgmt. Co, LLC, Corona, CA

1978 CHICAGO AIR & WATER SHOW, North Avenue Beach of Lake Michigan

A.V.R.O. Vulcan B2/Hawker-Siddeley Bomber, XL390 of No. 617 Squadron

The day following the day this picture was taken this very airplane took off from the Glenview Naval Air Station and crashed in a land fill north of the when it stalled while attempting a low-altitude maneuver, killing all four crew-members aboard.

 

1979 CHICAGO AIR & WATER SHOW, North Avenue Beach of Lake Michigan

Convair F106 Delta Dart  Disposition unknown.  Probably scrapped as most were.

A.V.R.O. Vulcan B2

1979 EAA/OSHKOSH

B17G  Before chin turret and before EAA

Bell P63-C King Cobra, red, clipped wings, “What Price Speed”, N62822,  BuNo. 44-4393 

Destroyed in crash in France in 1990

B29A Superfortress “Fifi”  with original type R3350 engines.  Note oil-coated engine nacelles.

Grumman TBM Avenger

1930 WACO “CTO” Taperwing S/N 3225, NC845V

1981 EAA/OSHKOSH

1928 Cessna AW  NC4725 then owned by Gar Williams, Naperville, IL stands with Eldon Cessna, the late son of Clyde Cessna, front of oldest flying Cessna.  This airplane was donated in 2011 to The Eagles Mere Air Museum, near Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania.

1983 CHICAGO AIR & WATER SHOW,  North Avenue Beach of Lake Michigan

F16 Air Force Thunderbirds  First year flying F16s

 

1983 EAA/OSHKOSH

Pappy Boyington signs books

1937 Ryan STA  S/N 149, NC17346  Owned today by Wm. Rose of Barrington,, IL

Grumman TBM Avenger

2009 EAA/OSHKOSH

Airbus A380

Rutan White Knight II

 

DISCLAIMER/APOLOGY BY PHOTOGRAPHER OF THESE PHOTOGRAPHS:

            The Photos presented here are all digital scans of original 35mm Kodachrome color slides taken, without exception, by the preparer, Dale H. Moody of Illinois and Arizona.  They are compiled here as representative and minor historical record of over 50 years of interest in and photographing of vintage airplanes and other, mostly military, airplanes contemporary at the time the photos were made. 

            The quality of the majority of these photos mostly do not approach the high-resolution possible using the digital cameras available today.  This is not because previous technology using color-reversal (slide) film cameras was inferior, but is largely due to the inherent loss of quality resulting in scanning slides over, and approaching, 50 years old and their small size of 24mm x 36mm. 

            The equipment used in most cases here was either a 1954 vintage Leica IIIF system or various evolutionary Pentax 35mm cameras and lenses. 

            The photographer does not now, nor has he ever, considered himself anything more than an amateur photographer and took these images for his own personal enjoyment.  They are shared here for the same reason.  Please enjoy these photos for what they represent.

 

 

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