This past Friday weather looked good for flying, so Aaron and I took off and headed northeast to visit the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum in Reading, PA.
The flight into Reading was uneventful and took about an hour and a half under some low clouds. My camera was close to dead so I got no in-flight pictures, but when we landed at Reading and taxied over to the FBO adjacent to the museum, we got plenty.
They have this wonderful P2V Neptune there, which actually flies, or at least used to and might again with a bit of TLC.
another one at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Arizona this summer. This one is in better shape though.
Over in the corner though is a Fairchild C-119 "Flying Boxcar".
But their indoor collection is another matter entirely. Jammed into a way-too-small hangar is an eclectic collection of military and civilian aircraft that would make any aircraft aficionado drool. To start with, you walk in the door and nearly knock yourself out on this Grumman TBM Avenger.
documented here) and when complete, it will be the only flying P-61 in existence.