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Aviation Museum
Lens: Tamron Adaptall 35-80mm Camera: K20D Photo Location: Ashburton, New Zealand ISO: 400 Shutter Speed: 1/30s Aperture: F4 
Posted By: FruitLooPs, 10-22-2010, 10:27 PM

I found this place really awesome, run by a group of old timer volunteers with donations they've got some pretty amazing aircraft! Their first was in the 80's the Harvard that they towed back to its current location with the tail wheel on the back of a flatbed truck the hanger came later.

I realized once I had arrived I'd forgotten my only wide lens (the kit 18-55) so I had to make do using my Adaptall 35-80mm I've stitched a couple of pano's using it that came out alright considering the testing lighting conditions (super dark in places, not in others fluro lights for some bits natural light mixing with others). I wish I had a hood for the lens too!

S1 Scout Propeller

Hanger of dreams (Harvard main picture)

Gr3 Harrier Jet

Daniel next to the Harvard

Vampire cockpit

Rockets for the Vampire

Strangest plane I've ever seen, PL-12U Airtruk crop duster

Hanger panoramic, has DC-3, two vampires, few choppers, the Airtruk etc

Like always I hope you guys enjoy

Last edited by FruitLooPs; 10-22-2010 at 11:40 PM.
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10-22-2010, 11:15 PM   #2
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Very cool! I think you should share this with the aviation group as well!

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