Showing posts with label San Diego Air and Space Museum. Show all posts
Showing posts with label San Diego Air and Space Museum. Show all posts

Saturday, August 03, 2013

the San Diego Air and Space Museum at the Gillespie Field outpost (next to the Atlas Missile)




how they talked the military into donating to the museum such a variety is amazing



so tiny it fits on a pallet!


recreation of the speed of sound breaking aircraft Bell X1 getting body and paint

fairgrounds rides Stinson




a Willys 1/4 ton


The Ryan X13 http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2010/07/its-that-rare-occasion-when-i-found-and.html


one of the guys at the museum said this was early 1910s, and mostly original





connections between early vehicles and aircraft, multiple innovators used a variety of car and motorcycle parts to power early aircaft


1958 home made helicopter with a Triumph engine








1925 Henderson/Indian engine with a Ford Model T front wheel spindle used as prop shaft




and a engine from McCulloch for a target drone project. McCulloch supercharger and Magneto


all found at the San Diego Air and Space Museum  loacation at the Santee airstrip at Gillespie Field