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June 23, 2012: High Country Warbirds Fly-in at Valle Airport, Arizona

Planes of Fame Fly-in at Valle, Arizona, June 23, 2012 The Grand Canyon Planes of Fame Museum at Valle Airport, Arizona hosted the High Country Warbirds Fly-in on Saturday, June 23, 2012. The weather was warm and very windy. The flybys were lower and closer to that audience than any other show that I know of, and the sun was behind the audience during the morning. It's a small show. The crowd was just a few hundred people, so there was always a lot of room on the crowd line. The Planes of Fame annex has many rare antique planes, including VC-121A Bataan, the Pacific Air Martin 404 that used to be at Camarillo, and the Western Convair 340 that used to be at Chino. There is also a remarkable collection of vintage automobiles in the Airport terminal building. Some of the attendees bought rides aboard the P-51D Mustangs.

June 25, 2011: High Country Warbirds Fly-in at Valle Airport, Arizona

Planes of Fame Fly-in at Valle, Arizona, June 25, 2011 The Grand Canyon Planes of Fame Museum at Valle Airport, Arizona hosted the High Country Warbirds Fly-in on Saturday, June 25, 2011. The weather was warm and very windy. Only five airplanes flew, but the flybys were lower and closer to that audience than any other show that I know of, and the sun was behind the audience during the morning. It's a small show. The crowd was just a few hundred people, so there was always a lot of room on the crowd line. The Planes of Fame annex has many rare antique planes, including VC-121A Bataan, the Pacific Air Martin 404 that used to be at Camarillo, and the Western Convair 340 that used to be at Chino. There is also a remarkable collection of vintage automobiles in the Airport terminal building. Many of the attendees bought rides aboard the P-51D Mustangs, P-38J Lightning, and B-25J Mitchell.

June 26, 2010: High Country Warbirds Fly-in at Valle Airport, Arizona

Valle Fly-in, June 26, 2010 The Grand Canyon Planes of Fame Museum at Valle Airport, Arizona hosted the High Country Warbirds Fly-in on Saturday, June 26, 2010. The rural setting allowed the airplanes to make lower and closer passes than they do at most airshows. Several familiar airplanes from the Planes of Fame Museum at Chinio were flown over the course of the day. Many of the attendees bought rides aboard the P-51D Mustang, P-40N Warhawk, P-38J Lightning, and Ford Trimotor.


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Vintage Airplanes at Valle, Arizona

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A dozen photos of vintage airplanes flying at the Planes of Fame East Fly-in at Valle, Arizona on June 23, 2012. Aircraft pictured include:

North American P-51D Mustang NL5441V Dolly
North American P-51D Mustang NL7715C Wee Willy II
North American SNJ-4 N75964 #44
Ryan PT-22 N56017
Vultee BT-13A Valiant N2808
Yakovlev Yak-52 N2255C
Cessna 195 N195P
Cessna 190 N9848A

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Lockheed P-38 Lightnings

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A dozen photos of airworthy Lockheed P-38 Lightnings:
P-38L N25Y White Lightnin, Nellis Air Force Base, April 26, 1997
P-38J NX138AM Joltin Josie, Chino, October 6, 2001
P-38J NX138AM Porky II, Chino, May 22, 2005
P-38J NX138AM 23 Skidoo, Chino, May 19-20, 2007
P-38F NX17630 Glacier Girl, Chino, May 19-20, 2007
P-38L NL7723C, Chino, May 19-20, 2007
P-38L NL7723C, Edwards AFB, October 17, 2009
P-38J NX138AM 23 Skidoo, Chino, May 15, 2010
P-38L NL7723C, Chino, May 15, 2010
P-38J NX138AM 23 Skidoo, Valle, Arizona, June 25, 2011

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