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Olde Rhinebeck 2018 Brooklands Museum Flying Legends, 2018
Olde Rhinebeck, 2018 Brooklands Museum Flying Legends, 2018
Shuttleworth Collection Royal Air Force Museum - Hendon, 2018 Royal Air Force Museum - Cosford, 2018
Shuttleworth Collection Royal Air Force Museum - Hendon, 2018 Royal Air Force Museum - Cosford, 2018
Latest Modeling Projects on Hudson Air Depot
Grumman AF2 Guardian Roden Grumman OV-1D Mohawk Fonderie Miniature Grumman F11F-1 Tiger
Italeri Grumman F7F-3 Tigercat Tamiya Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat Accurate Miniatures Grumman F3F-1
Photo taken at the Virginia Aviation Museum. Check out our Photo Gallery for more pictures.
DateOn This Date In Aviation HistoryInformation Source
12/17/1903At 10:35 A.M. Orville Wright makes the first controlled, sustained, power-driven free flight in a heavier-than-air machine. The flight lasts 12 seconds and covers 120 feet. Three additional flights are made during the day. The second flight, piloted by Wilbur, lasts about 12 seconds and covers 175 feet. The third, piloted by Orville, lasts 15 seconds and covers more than 200 feet. The fourth and final flight made by the 1903 Wright Flyer is piloted by Wilbur and lasts 59 seconds and traverses 852 feet. Shortly after the fourth flight, a gust of wind destroys the 1903 Flyer. It is further disassembled and shipped back to Dayton for storage.U.S. Airforce - A Complete History by The Air Force Historical Foundation
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Hudson Air Depot was founded to have a place to post pictures from all our trips to aviation musuems and air shows as well as providing a showplace for our model building efforts.

Over the past 10 plus years we have visited 105 varied locations, from the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, UK to the Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino CA. During these visits we have accumulated over 8,000 aircraft images of over 2,900 individual aircraft. Many of the pictures are taken of details of the aircraft that a scale modeler might find interesting. The Photo Gallery Page has drop down indexes that will allow the visitor display pictures catergorized by either aircraft type or by location.

We have been building scale models for most of our lives. I think the big attraction is not just the assembly of the kit , but the research that we do to find out as much as we can about the airplane we are trying to represent. I think our quest for knowledge is evident in the 29 articles that are posted on the Scale Model Gallery Page.

As part of our quest for research materiels we have accumulated over 1,800 individual magazines and books. The article titles in these publications have been listed in a database that can be serched on the Model Magazine Database page. Hopefully if you are looking for source of information for your next model project you can find some assistance here. Or you can contact us to help in your rerearch.

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