Maple Field in the Mid-60s
I didn't make any mods to the model itself for this I just sourced a selection of likely aircraft from my Canadian shelf. I'm actually not certain that they can all fit together temporally but they are close. One thing I did do was play about after the fact with the black and white filter in Picasa to give the photos a bit more of that period feel. Below you can see the difference it makes:
Here is a collection of shots. All the models are Aeroclassics 1:400 scale. Double click a photo to see it full size:
I also wanted to pose both the DC-8s together on the two airbridged gates, which are inspired by the first airbridged gates at Atlanta, Georgia:
In the last setup we jump a bit forward towards the end of the 1960s with the addition of a CP DC-8-63 and Wardair 727-100. The Stretch Eight only barely fits in the gate:
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