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Hickory NC Aviation Museum

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  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Western North Carolina
Hickory NC Aviation Museum
Posted by Tojo72 on Monday, March 7, 2022 2:46 PM

Saturday I went to a meeting of the Hickory NC Modelers,they hold it in a fantastic Hobby Town,it's pretty much like a mom and pop shop with a lots of supplies and kits.It was really good to sit around and chat with fellow modelers and show off some builds for a couple of hours.

Afterwards I had to stop at the museum,it's in a small airport,they have quite a few pieces,but they're beat up,but they are veteran aircraft.Inside they have quite a few models on display along with some memorabila.There's no admission,just by voluntary donation,so stop in for an hour or so if your in the area.

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the last one I really liked him doing his plane in Oklahoma State Cowboys Colors.

 

  • Member since
    February 2011
Posted by knox on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 5:59 PM

I never get tired of looking at these display aircraft.  Every so often I run by the old Olathe Naval Air Station site to look at their displays. One of them is a two seater A7.  

                                          knox 

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 6:12 PM

Sounds like a fun day!

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    September 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 6:49 PM

That's great stuff. Thanks for sharing.

 

Bill

 Modeling is an excuse to buy books.

 

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 8:31 PM

About two and a half hours from me. I keep meaning to get down there. Think I'll give it a shot this spring when it warms up some more. 

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

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