Interesting planes

Here are some photos I have taken of various planes that don’t fit a particular category.


Aero 45

Aero 45

Super Aero 45 at Paine Field
Aero L-29 Delfín

Aero L-29 Delfín

Aero L-29 Delfín at the Olympic Flight Museum
Aero L-39 Albatros (multiple)

Aero L-39 Albatros (multiple)

Aero L-39 Albatros examples at McChord AFB and the Olympic Flight Museum
Aero Turbo Commander 690

Aero Turbo Commander 690

Rockwell/Aero Turbo Commander 690 at the Olympic Flight Museum
Aeronca Champ

Aeronca Champ

Aeronca Champ at Arlington
Aeroprakt A22LS

Aeroprakt A22LS

Aeroprakt A22LS at Arlington
Apollo-Soyuz Test Project

Apollo-Soyuz Test Project

I photographed the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project at National Air & Space ...
Aviat Husky A-1B

Aviat Husky A-1B

Aviat Husky A-1B at the Historic Flight Foundation
Bearcat Conquest

Bearcat Conquest

Bearcat Conquest at National Air & Space Museum's Udvar Hazy facility. Bearcat...
Beech C35

Beech C35

Beech C35 at Arlington
Beechcraft Model 18

Beechcraft Model 18

Beechcraft Model 18 at Pima
Beechcraft Starship

Beechcraft Starship

Beechcraft Model 2000A Starship at Pima
Bellanca Cruisemaster

Bellanca Cruisemaster

Bellanca Cruisemaster at the Olympic Flight Museum
Boeing 247D

Boeing 247D

Boeing Model 247D retirement ceremonies in Seattle
Boeing 377-SG Super Guppy

Boeing 377-SG Super Guppy

Boeing 377-SG Super Guppy at Pima
Boeing 707 Dash-80

Boeing 707 Dash-80

Boeing 707 Dash-80 at NASM's Udvar-Hazy facility
Boeing 727

Boeing 727

The very first Boeing 727 is now displayed at the Museum of Flight in Seattle....
Boeing 737 (multiple)

Boeing 737 (multiple)

A special Boeing 737 that was used by NASA is now displayed at the Museum ...
Boeing 747 (multiple)

Boeing 747 (multiple)

I photographed this Boeing 747 as it landed during an air show at Paine ...
Boeing 777

Boeing 777

I photographed this Boeing 777 during an air show at Paine Field in 2012. Boeing ...
Boeing 787

Boeing 787

I photographed this Boeing 787 Dreamliner prototype on display at the Pima...
Boeing P-26 Peashooter

Boeing P-26 Peashooter

Boeing P-26 Peashooter at Chino PoF, NMoUSAF
Bowers Flybaby

Bowers Flybaby

Bowers Flybaby at the Museum of Flight
Cessna 140 (multiple)

Cessna 140 (multiple)

Cessna 140 examples in Olympia and Arlington
Cessna 172 (multiple)

Cessna 172 (multiple)

I photographed these Cessna 172 examples during different air shows at ...
Cessna 182

Cessna 182

Cessna 182 at the Olympic Flight Museum
Cessna 190 (multiple)

Cessna 190 (multiple)

Cessna 190 examples at Paine Field and Olympia
Cessna 195A (multiple)

Cessna 195A (multiple)

Cessna 195 examples at Paine Field and Olympia
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan

Cessna 208B Grand Caravan

I photographed this Cessna 208B Grand Caravan during a visit to the Olympic...
Cessna 310

Cessna 310

Cessna 310 at the Olympic Flight Museum
Champion 8KCAB

Champion 8KCAB

Champion 8KCAB at the Olympic Flight Museum
Christen Eagle II

Christen Eagle II

Christen Eagle II at the Olympic Flight Museum
Concorde SST (multiple)

Concorde SST (multiple)

Some examples of the Concorde SST planes at the Museum of Flight, Imperial...
Curtiss-Robertson Robin C-1 (multiple)

Curtiss-Robertson Robin C-1 (multiple)

Curtiss-Robertson Robin C-1 examples at the Museum of Flight and Yanks/Chin...
DC-7 (multiple)

DC-7 (multiple)

I photographed some engine detail on a beautiful DC-7 during the "Gathering...
DHC-1 Chipmunk flying team

DHC-1 Chipmunk flying team

I photographed these de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk post-war trainers...
Douglas D-558-II Skyrocket (multiple)

Douglas D-558-II Skyrocket (multiple)

Douglas D-558 Skyrocket examples at the NASM and PoF Chino
Dudley Glass Slipper

Dudley Glass Slipper

Dudley Glass Slipper racer at Chino PoF
Dugger CH750 Cruzer

Dugger CH750 Cruzer

Dugger CH750 Cruzer at Arlington
Embraer 175LR (multiple)

Embraer 175LR (multiple)

Embraer 175LR examples at Paine Field
Fairchild FC-2

Fairchild FC-2

I photographed this Fairchild FC-2 at National Air & Space Museum in ...
Fairchild Model 24 (multiple)

Fairchild Model 24 (multiple)

Fairchild 24 examples at the NMoUSAF, Champaign Air Museum and the HFF's Vintage...
Fokker C-31A "Golden Knights"

Fokker C-31A "Golden Knights"

I photographed this Fokker C-31A in flight during a parachute performance...
Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor

Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor

I photographed this Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor at the National Air & Space ...
Gee Bee Model E Sportster

Gee Bee Model E Sportster

Gee Bee Model E Sportster at the Evergreen Aviation Museum
Gee Bee Model R-1 Racer

Gee Bee Model R-1 Racer

Gee Bee Model R-1 at PoF Chino
Gee Bee Model Z Super Sportster

Gee Bee Model Z Super Sportster

Gee Bee Model Z at Museum of Flight
Globe Swift (multiple)

Globe Swift (multiple)

Globe Swift examples at the NASM's Udvar-Hazy center and at Arlington
Goodyear Blimp: Spirit of America

Goodyear Blimp: Spirit of America

Goodyear Blimp Spirit of America gondola at Chino PoF
Howard DGA-15

Howard DGA-15

Howard DGA-15 in Olympia
Howard DGA-5 Miss Chevrolet

Howard DGA-5 Miss Chevrolet

DGA-5 Miss Chevrolet racer at Chino PoF
IAR-823 (multiple)

IAR-823 (multiple)

IAR-823 at Paine Field, Olympic Flight Museum and Arlington
Interstate S-1A

Interstate S-1A

I photographed this 1941 Interstate S-1A during an air show at Paine Field in 2...
J-3 (multiple)

J-3 (multiple)

Piper J-3 examples at PoF Chino, NMoUSAF
JT-2 Thundergull

JT-2 Thundergull

JT-2 Thundergull at Arlington
Kitfox Series 7

Kitfox Series 7

Kitfox Series 7 at Arlington
Lockheed 12A Electra Jr

Lockheed 12A Electra Jr

Lockheed 12A Electra Jr at Arlington
Lockheed 5B Vega

Lockheed 5B Vega

I photographed this Lockheed 5B Vega at National Air & Space Museum in W...
Lockheed 8 Sirius

Lockheed 8 Sirius

Lockheed 8 Sirius at National Air & Space Museum
Long-EZ Borealis

Long-EZ Borealis

Long-EZ Borealis at the NMoUSAF
Luscombe 8E Silvaire

Luscombe 8E Silvaire

Luscombe 8E Silvaire at Arlington
M2-F3 Lifting Body

M2-F3 Lifting Body

I photographed this M2-F3 Lifting Body at National Air & Space Museum in W...
Macchi M.39 Schneider Trophy winner

Macchi M.39 Schneider Trophy winner

Macchi M.39 Schneider Trophy winner at Chino PoF
Maule M-4

Maule M-4

I photographed this Maule M-4 during an air show at Paine Field in 2012. Maule ...
McColloch Super J-2

McColloch Super J-2

McColloch Super J-2 gyrocopter at Pima
Miles and Atwood Special

Miles and Atwood Special

Miles and Atwood Special racer at PoF Chino
Montgolfier hot air balloon

Montgolfier hot air balloon

Representation of the Montgolfier hot air balloon at the National Air &...
Mooney Mite

Mooney Mite

Mooney Mite at National Air & Space Museum's Udvar Hazy facility. Mooney...
Nanchang CJ-6 (multiple)

Nanchang CJ-6 (multiple)

Nanchang CJ-6A examples at the Olympic Flight Museum
Northrop 4A Alpha

Northrop 4A Alpha

I photographed this Northrop 4A Alpha at the National Air & Space Museum in ...
Northrop N-1M Flying Wing

Northrop N-1M Flying Wing

Northrup N-1M Flying Wing at the NASM Udvar-Hazy facility
Northrop N-9M Flying Wing

Northrop N-9M Flying Wing

Northrup N-9M Flying Wing at Chino PoF (destroyed in 2019)
Observation Balloon

Observation Balloon

Observation Balloon at the National Museum of the USAF
P-51 Voodoo (Piston Power speed record holder)

P-51 Voodoo (Piston Power speed record holder)

P-51 Voodoo at Planes of Fame in Chino
P-51C Excalibur III

P-51C Excalibur III

P-51 Excalibur III racer at NASM Udvar-Hazy
P80-1 Teal Ruby

P80-1 Teal Ruby

P80-1 Teal Ruby telescope at the NMoUSAF
Panzl S330

Panzl S330

Panzl S330 at McChord AFB
Patriots Jet Team

Patriots Jet Team

I photographed the Patriots Jet Team that performed during the 2012 Air ...
Pientempol Air Camper

Pientempol Air Camper

Pientempol Air Camper at the Evergreen Aviation Museum. Pientempol...
Piper PA-18 Super Cub (multiple)

Piper PA-18 Super Cub (multiple)

Piper PA-18 Super Cub examples at NASM Udvar-Hazy and Arlington
Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer (multiple)

Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer (multiple)

Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer examples at Arlington
Piper PA-46 600TP

Piper PA-46 600TP

Piper PA-46 600TP at Arlington
Porterfield Model 35 Flyabout

Porterfield Model 35 Flyabout

Porterfield Model 35 Flyabout at Yanks/Chino
Republic SeaBee

Republic SeaBee

Republic SeaBee at Paine Field
Rider R-4 Firecracker

Rider R-4 Firecracker

R-4 Firecracker at PoF Chino
Rider R-6 Eightball

Rider R-6 Eightball

Rider R-6 Eightball at PoF Chino
Rutan Long-EZ (multiple)

Rutan Long-EZ (multiple)

Rutan Long-EZ examples at Pima and the Olympic Flight Museum
Ryan B-1 Brougham

Ryan B-1 Brougham

Ryan B-1 Brougham at the Yanks Air Museum in Chino
Ryan Navion (multiple)

Ryan Navion (multiple)

Ryan Navion examples at Paine Field, Arlington and Olympia
Scottish Aviation Bulldog 120

Scottish Aviation Bulldog 120

Scottish Aviation Bulldog 120 at Arlington
Snow S-2A cropduster

Snow S-2A cropduster

Here are some photos I took of the Snow S-2A cropduster on display at the...
Space Shuttle trainer

Space Shuttle trainer

Space Shuttle trainer at the National Museum of the USAF
Sputnik 1 Russian satellite

Sputnik 1 Russian satellite

I photographed Sputnik 1 Russian satellite at National Air & Space Museum in ...
Stearman 4 Junior Speedmail (multiple)

Stearman 4 Junior Speedmail (multiple)

Stearman 4 Junior Speedmail examples at Pain Field and the Yanks Air Museum
Stinson SR-5

Stinson SR-5

Stinson SR-5 Bushplane at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. Stinson...
Sukhoi Su-29

Sukhoi Su-29

Sukhoi Su-29 at the Olympic Flight Museum
Surveyor Lunar Lander

Surveyor Lunar Lander

I photographed this Surveyor Lunar Lander at National Air & Space Museum in ...
Taylorcraft BC-12D

Taylorcraft BC-12D

Taylorcraft BC-12D on display at Pima
Taylorcraft Cub J-2

Taylorcraft Cub J-2

Taylorcraft Cub J-2 on display at the Yanks Air Museum
Titan IVB Rocket

Titan IVB Rocket

Titan IVB Rocket at the NMoUSAF
Tora Tora Tora

Tora Tora Tora

The Tora Tora Tora fleet of converted Texan trainers took to the skies ...
Turner RT-14 Meteor

Turner RT-14 Meteor

Turner RT-14 Meteor at NASM Udvar-Hazy
US Navy Blue Angels

US Navy Blue Angels

The Blue Angels wait at the Museum of Flight in preparation for the 2011...
USAF Thunderbirds

USAF Thunderbirds

USAF Thunderbirds at McChord AFB; 2010
Val replica (from Vultee BT-13)

Val replica (from Vultee BT-13)

Val replica from vintage Vultee BT-13
Van's RV-8

Van's RV-8

Nanchang CJ-6A examples at the Olympic Flight Museum
VC-118 Independence (Truman)

VC-118 Independence (Truman)

VC-118 Independence in the President's gallery at the National Museum of the...
VC-121E Columbine III (Eisenhower)

VC-121E Columbine III (Eisenhower)

VC-121E Columbine III in the President's gallery at the National Museum of the...
VC-137C Air Force One (Kennedy)

VC-137C Air Force One (Kennedy)

VC-137C Air Force One in the President's gallery at the National Museum of the...
VC-140B Jetstar (multiple)

VC-140B Jetstar (multiple)

Lockheed VC-140B Jetstar examples in the President's gallery at the National...
VC-54C Sacred Cow (Roosevelt)

VC-54C Sacred Cow (Roosevelt)

VC-54C Sacred Cow in the President's gallery at the National Museum of the ...
VC-6A (Johnson)

VC-6A (Johnson)

Beech VC-6A in the President's gallery at the National Museum of the USAF
VZ-9AV AvroCar

VZ-9AV AvroCar

VZ-9AV AvroCar at the NMoUSAF
Westfall Sport

Westfall Sport

Westfall Sport at the HFF's Vintage Air Show
X-13 VertiJet

X-13 VertiJet

X-13 VertiJet at the NMoUSAF
X-24 Lifting Body (multiple)

X-24 Lifting Body (multiple)

Martin Marietta X-24 Lifting Body examples on display at the NMoUSAF
Yak-18T (multiple)

Yak-18T (multiple)

Yak-18 examples at Paine Field
Yak-50

Yak-50

Yak-50 at the Evergreen Aviation Museum. Yak-50 at the Evergreen...
Yak-52 (multiple)

Yak-52 (multiple)

Yak-52 examples I photographed during the 2010 airshow in Detroit. The gray-white...
Yakovlev Yak-55

Yakovlev Yak-55

Yak-55 at the Olympic Flight Museum
Zero replica (from Harvard)

Zero replica (from Harvard)

This Zero replica was created from a vintage T-6 Harvard trainer built in...
Zero replica (from Harvard)

Zero replica (from Harvard)

Zero replica (from Harvard) at Olympic Flight Museum