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With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2018:
Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida

Header Picture: McDonnell-Douglas QF-4E Phantom IIs 73-1167 & 74-1638 of USAF/53rdWEG at Oshkosh 2016

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Saturday, 13 August 2016

USA Illinois - Russell Military Museum - 24/07/16

Visited by Stu. Pat & Matthew.

Inside

555 red Russian Tilt-Rotor Mock-up (n/a)
555 red

51-16226 Hiller H-23B Raven (408) ..cabin
51-
16226

67-16017 Hughes OH-6A Cayuse (0402)
67-16017

(71-20829)/SM-13 Bell Helicopters GOH-58A Kiowa (41690)
71-20829

Outside

"110 red" Mil Mi-24V (353242015870)
110 red

(156751)/120 Ling-Temco-Vought TA-7C Corsair (E-18) ..fuselage
156751

52-9141 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-7195) ..rear fuselage/tail
52-9141

(52-9256) Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-7322) ..front fuselage
52-9256

(54-0914) Sikorsky CH-34C Choctaw (58-194)
54-0914

56-4026 Aero Commander U-9C (344)
56-4026

61-0923/ST Northrop GAT-38B Talon (N.5289)
61-0923

61-0941/ST Northrop GT-38A Talon (N.5307)
61-0941

65-10074 Bell Helicopters GUH-1H Iroquois (5118)
65-10074

(65-12789) Sikorsky CH-3E Jolly Green Giant (61564)
65-12789

65-12974 Hughes OH-6A Cayuse (0059)
65-12974

(65-9534) Bell Helicopters UH-1M Iroquois (1434)

65-9788/88L Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (4832)
65-
9788

65-9931 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (4975)
65-9931

67-16879 Hughes TH-55A Osage (0986)
67-16879

67-18900 Grumman OV-1D Mohawk (101C)
67-18900

67-30044/153292 Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion (65061) ..fuselage
67-30044

68-16340/40B Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (10999)
68-16340

68-16992 Grumman OV-1D Mohawk (3D)
68-16992

68-17067 Bell Helicopters AH-1F Cobra (20795)
68-17067

69-15598 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (11886)
69-15598

69-6190/DM Ling-Temco-Vought GA-7D Corsair (D-20)
69-6190

70-15993 Bell Helicopters AH-1F Cobra (20937)
70-15993

70-18486 Sikorsky CH-54B Tarhe (64094)
70-18486

71-20047 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (12871)

71-20255 Bell Helicopters UH-1V Iroquois (13079)
71-20255

(72-21129) Bell Helicopters OH-58A Kiowa (41795) ..unconfirmed, hybrid civil scheme, 21129 painted out on cowling
72-21129

72-21581 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13280)

72-21616 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13315)

73-21810 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13498) ..cabin
73-21810

73-21829 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13517)
73-21829

73-22080 Bell Helicopters UH-1V Iroquois (13563)
73-22080

73-22132 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13615) ..cabin
73-22132

74-22371 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13695) ..cabin

74-22377 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13701) ..cabin

74-22391 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13715)
74-22391

74-22397 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13721) ..cabin

75-0084/ET McDonnell-Douglas F-15B Eagle (143)
75-0084

78-23050 Bell Helicopters AH-1E Cobra (22156)
78-23050

78-23095 Bell Helicopters AH-1F Cobra (22201)

79-0195/DM Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II (459)
79-0195

81-0817 General Dynamics F-16B Fighting Falcon (62-86)
81-0817

82-23766 Boeing-Vertol CH-47D Chinook (M3017) ..cockpit
82-23766

DS-1261 Gyrodyne QH-50C (1261)
DS-1261

N1137S/AF517 Schweizer TG-4A (517) ..in trailer
N1137S

N133PD Bell Helicopters OH-58C Kiowa (41612)
N133PD

(N2250Q)/51-9524 Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (51-9524)
N2250Q

N228SD Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13142) ..cabin
N256SD

N237SD Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (12996) ..cabin
N237SD

N256SD Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13246) ..cabin

N373WN Bell Helicopters AH-1F Cobra (20197)
N373WN

N43960 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (4475)
N43960

N687RM/FAB-705 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (9064)
N687RM

N81473/FAB-719 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13177)
N81473

N81477/FAB-716 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (12927)
N81477

N910NA/65-10352 Northrop T-38N Talon (N.5771) ..fuselage
N910NA

N952AW/153952 Boeing-Vertol CH-46E Sea Knight (2303)
N952AW

unmarked F-4 Phantom II Cockpit Training Rig (n/a) ..falsely marked "65-0839" on panel, a/c w-o in Vietnam
F-4 Cockpit Rig