|May 31, 2012, 04:57 PM|
Some nice large-scale navy models..PICS
These ship models can be found in a most unusual place.....
The Southern Museum of Flight, adjacent to the Birmingham, AL airport.
They are large scale, detailed models of ships with an Alabama connection.
The smallest one is the old USS Birmingham, from which Eugene Ely made the first flight from a warship.
The expert modelmaker is Mr. Norman Ponder, who is still amongst us at age 90.
Please excuse the photo quality..... Lighting was poor, and I used a not-so-smart phone. If you are ever in the area, the Museum is well worth a visit.
|Category||Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|For Sale||Aeronca champ large scale model||TedD60||Aircraft - Fuel - Airplanes (FS/W)||6||May 24, 2012 05:51 PM|
|Discussion||What About Large Semi-Scale Gas Powered Model Boats?||whobbies||Scale Boats||16||Mar 23, 2012 03:08 PM|
|Discussion||Nice Epp 3d Plane(Some pic)||P-51||Foamies (Kits)||9||Oct 19, 2007 12:58 AM|
|Discussion||Nice Epp 3d Plane(Some pic)||P-51||Foamies (Kits)||1||Oct 19, 2007 12:33 AM|
|Discussion||Link to some nice B-2 Spirit pic's||My Precioussss!||Slope||23||May 07, 2006 04:04 PM|