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#3422830 - 11/01/11 04:24 AM National Museum of the USAF
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I went to the USAF museum at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio last week. Just sharing a sampling of the photos I took. The photos aren't earth-shattering, as it's a point and shoot camera (Canon SX110is) and it was in low light conditions. The museum is well worth a trip to see aircraft from all the eras of flight.



























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#3423006 - 11/01/11 01:30 PM Re: National Museum of the USAF [Re: saghen]
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They could do with some natural light in there, or paint the ceiling white and point the lights on that. smile Nice shots on a very nice collection of aircraft. The lighting conditions do make for moody shots. Were you alone in there, or were you waiting till everyone was out of the picture? thumbsup

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#3423364 - 11/01/11 09:18 PM Re: National Museum of the USAF [Re: saghen]
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Thanks for the pictures. smile


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#3423378 - 11/01/11 09:39 PM Re: National Museum of the USAF [Re: JAMF]
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Originally Posted By: JAMF
They could do with some natural light in there, or paint the ceiling white and point the lights on that. smile Nice shots on a very nice collection of aircraft. The lighting conditions do make for moody shots. Were you alone in there, or were you waiting till everyone was out of the picture? thumbsup


It was the middle of the day on a weekday, so there were not many people there. However, I did wait for the few people messing up my shots to get out of the way before I took them. Smile2

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#3423422 - 11/01/11 10:35 PM Re: National Museum of the USAF [Re: saghen]
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Great pictures, Thanks for sharing.thumbsup

Same experience taking pictures at the Strategic Air & Space Museum, Ashland,NE
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#3423425 - 11/01/11 10:40 PM Re: National Museum of the USAF [Re: saghen]
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Anyone who comes to town and wants a guided tour should let me know next time.

The dark ceilings were done on purpose to make it look more like a museum and not just a hanger.
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#3427989 - 11/07/11 04:17 AM Re: National Museum of the USAF [Re: saghen]
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Cool shots Saghen! It's been a couple years since I was there, so it's great to see the XB-70 back in the museum side rather than the R&D side on base. Of course the R&D hangar is a bit more intimate when you have a USAF ID card when nobody is around on a weekday. wink

I've been getting updates from the museum about the Memphis Belle and how they're putting the wings on her now after refurb'ing. Can't wait to see her! I need to make another trip down there soon. I've been there a half a dozen times in the past 10 years and could still spend at least an entire day walking around. smile
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#3536785 - 03/12/12 03:16 AM Re: National Museum of the USAF [Re: saghen]
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I went there with a group yesterday. Here are a few that I took of the Cold War Hanger.



















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#3538267 - 03/14/12 11:46 AM Re: National Museum of the USAF [Re: saghen]
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Nice pictures, it's odd to see old enemies side by side smile thanks for sharing.

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#3544255 - 03/24/12 04:49 AM Re: National Museum of the USAF [Re: MajorMagee]
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Cool to see "Azrael" (AC-130) in the main museum too. Seen her many times in the R&D side.

The shot from the tail of the B-58 is very cool...one of my favorite jet/bombers!

Here's mine from the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, AZ a couple months ago...


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