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Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« on: October 20, 2008, 07:49:10 PM »
The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, located 1/2 mile west of the MCAS Miramar on Miramar Road, is the only Museum dedicated soley to USMC Aviation.  see also
www.flyingleathernecks.org. I"LL keep adding more pics so keep checking back.

I'll have to go back over there and get some pics that I can crop smaller.
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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2008, 09:12:10 PM »
I hate to see them repaint that AV-8C from the NASA test colors.

Oh well.

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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2008, 06:02:28 AM »
I hate to see them repaint that AV-8C from the NASA test colors.

Oh well.

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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2008, 06:40:11 PM »
I'll ask about the AV-8C hen I go over there either Saturday or Sunday this weekend
Here is an A-4M that is "Tail-End-Charlie" Of all the A-4's built. BUNO 160264
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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2008, 04:54:44 PM »
I hate to see them repaint that AV-8C from the NASA test colors.

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Kevin: I went to the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum today and I spoke with my contact there, He stated the AV-8B Harrier will stay in NASA Paint until next April or May, when it will be brought in for corrosion control and be repainted in Marine Squadron colors. They do not know which suadron will be on the Harrier. Here are a few pics of the aircraft in NASA livery.
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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2008, 05:16:45 PM »
The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum has 4 A-4 series aircraft. see also www.flyingleathernecks.org
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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2008, 07:17:53 PM »
Nice shots.  Have to post some of mine eventually.  NASA Harrier is nice.
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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2008, 11:02:05 AM »
The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum has this CH-46 Seaknight Helicopter. I spent some time looking over this aircraft, I noticed that the right side pilot has armor plating to protect him from small arms fire. The left side pilot has no such armor.
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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #8 on: October 26, 2008, 11:16:40 AM »
The Museum has these two helicopters a AH-1J Sea Cobra and a CH-53A Sea Stallion.
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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2008, 11:37:52 AM »
The Museum has these 3 classic jet aircraft on display. They also have a RF-8G Photo aircraft that is in the hanger for corrosion control.

F-8E Crusader
F-9F-8P Cougar Photo Aircraft
FJ-3 Fury
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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #10 on: October 28, 2008, 08:28:46 PM »
Very cool ;)

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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2008, 09:49:09 AM »
Mine from a couple years ago.
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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #12 on: November 05, 2008, 09:50:25 AM »
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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #13 on: November 05, 2008, 05:59:28 PM »
Great pics Damon!!!! ;D <rob> <pump> Just an update! The B-25J Mitchell Bomber in Post 11. Ts scheduled in to the hanger for Corrosion Control and new Paint. Also the Bell 214S Captured Iraqi Helo is currently in for corrosion control and paint.  Here are 3 more of the pics I took a couple weeks ago
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Re: Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
« Reply #14 on: April 27, 2009, 10:30:51 PM »
Some pics i took last friday!

all pics are copy right alfonse vu 2009!







ok now im lazy..ill upload more later