Warbirds over Hickory
May 8, 2004

I went to an airshow and took a number of pictures of old war planes that still are flying.  I also took a number of shots of the North Carolina Forestry Service newest plane (which is 50 yrs old).  Hope you enjoy.

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The Forestry Service Helicopter and water bag.

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Specs on the plane.

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Going into the plane to tour.

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Inside the cockpit of the Canadair plane.

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Inside the cabin, the tanks hold 1500 gallons of water and retardant.

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Doors under plane where water is sucked up into the plane.

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Taking off for exhibition water drop.

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After filling with water, the plane coming down the runway.

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Water drop over the runway.

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Water running out as plane passes.

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Finishing it's run.

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Coming in for a landing after demonstration.

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Taxiing by the crowd.

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Closer look at the pilot.

If you aren't too bored with airplane pictures, click and check out some of my other pictures.

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