Thursday, July 23, 2015

Oshkosh Fly-In # 4

You know car engines have cylinders aligned either in a straight line or in a V configuration.  This airplane has its cylinders aligned in a circle.

The U S Marines have airplanes too.

This airplane has pontoons for landing in the water.  It is a big airplane large enough to carry many passengers.  I have never seen a pontoon airplane this large.

A better view of it.  Notice the number N4273S - that's the plane's radio call sign.  All United States radio stations have call signs prefixed with either W, K, or N - not only aircraft but also your local TV station.

Note this airplane sits on it's tail - others have a nose wheel.  I call these "tail draggers.

A few of the ten thousand airplanes that are here.  These are for sale.  There are plenty of buyers.  I saw planes priced from $40,000 to $650,000.  I was told there are some multi-million dollar planes for sale too.

Trying to catch up with blogging.  

Ron, Tippy and Treky

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