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Old Cars Old Planes Old Men Photo Shoot at Palm Springs Air Museum

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by carl s, Aug 4, 2012.

  1. carl s
    Joined: Mar 22, 2008
    Posts: 741

    carl s
    from Indio, CA

    Met a fellow at the recent Historic Champ/Indycar Assn event at Auto Club Speedway.
    The long and short of it was he invited me to bring the car (1927 Boyle Valve Spl) for a photo shoot at the Palm Springs Air Museum.
    I have a 1932 photo of Wild Bill Cummings and early aviator hero Bob Shank with another Boyle Team car at a little airport on the outskirts of Indianapolis near The Boyle Race Shop.
    My goal was to replicate this 1932 photo and so I chose to have photos taken with the Museum's Stearman PT-17.
    Had a great time and also got to visit with the Museum Docents-most of whom are WW2 - Korean and Vietnam Vets. The local TV and Newspaper came along and did their thing.

    Link to all photos: BVS 15 Scrapbook?sort=6&page=1

    Last edited: Dec 11, 2013
  2. THAT put a smile on my face, my friend. Thanks for sharing.
  3. Thats bad ass! A bi-plane flew over my place yesterday that was a cool sound.
  4. gwayne
    Joined: Jul 19, 2012
    Posts: 64


    That's awesome, thanks for sharing.. :)
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  5. Great museum, was there a couple of years ago and going back there in October for A.O.P.A. Convention
  6. kyvetteman
    Joined: May 13, 2012
    Posts: 762


    Those radial engines look and sound so cool!
  7. carl s wish i would have heard about this sooner since i'm right next door in La Quinta. The museum their is great!
  8. Jalopy Joker
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