I took the
morning after labor day to spend at the airport, shooting pictures and
hanging out with the airplanes. For the day after a holiday, there was
a lot of flying activity. A classic Piper Cub was pulled out of a
nearby hangar and the owner was doing touch and goes and pattern work.
Below are some of the shots from the day.
on the CAF SoCal Wing's C-46 Commando, "China Doll" (N53594).
end of the B-25 "Executive Sweet" (N30801).
Port side closeup of "Executive Sweet"
Weber Venture (N5QE)
Homebuilt called a "Harmon Rocket II" (N707NM).
Britten Norman BN-2 Islander operated by the CIA (Channel Islands
catch the registration number on this airplane, so I am not sure what
One of three banner-tug Piper Super Cubs that were working that day. It
was something to see them snatch the banners.
Cessna 170A (N1748D) fighting the crosswind.
This Piper J3C-65 Cub (NC3561K) was a real treat to watch in action.
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