Monthly Archives: August, 2016

Commemorative Air Force — Part 2

Please read the introduction to Part 1 to understand what I’m doing here.    

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Commemorative Air Force Visit #1 — C-45 pt.1

The Commemorative Air Force AIRPOWER TOUR began arriving at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Monday, August 8, 2016. Their C-45, PT-13 and T-34 were first on the ground; the B-29 arrived a little after 1:00. This series of Gallery posts will present every picture I thought of acceptable quality. To better serve visitors each installment will …

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Beech Staggerwing . . . . . part 2

These pictures were taken the morning of August 4. As with they August 3 post, they are presented in a thumbnail grid. Click on any for a larger picture. All photos by Job Conger, founder/director AeroKnow Museum.

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Beech 17 Staggerwing…part 1

This former US Navy GB-1 (what theĀ  USN VIP transport Staggerwings where called) visited Springfield August 3. Pictures taken August 4 will posted in part 2 of this series of 2 next Thursday. I was privileged by pilot Pat Napolitano to photograph it on the ground the overcast early afternoon when it arrived and the …

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