August, 2015

Scenes from Buskerfest 2015

Traveled downtown with Annie and together we watched a bunch of busker acts, including a magician, puppeteer and a fire juggler.

Street Magician at Buskerfest

Street Magician at Buskerfest

Puppeteer at Buskerfest

Puppeteer at Buskerfest

Fire Guy at Buskerfest

Fire Guy at Buskerfest

Fire Guy #2

Fire Guy #2

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Hamilton Airshow 2015

Headed down to Hamilton to see the Hamilton Airshow hosted by the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Last time I visited was back in 2010, and they’ve made a number of changes to the event. Tickets were now $99, but for that you and 1,200 others were taken to a venue closer to the runways, a couple of drink tickets for beer/wine, and free food. There were lots of seats available, the view of the planes was unobstructed and the weather cooperated for the day.

Here are some pics:

Fokker D.III on the Ground Before the Show

Fokker D.III on the Ground Before the Show

YAK Attack Props Lined Up

YAK Attack Props Lined Up

Hawker Hurricane Mk IV on the Ground Before the Show

Hawker Hurricane Mk IV on the Ground Before the Show

Mitchell B-25J on the Ground Before the Show

Mitchell B-25J on the Ground Before the Show

Apparently the museum’s DC-3 Dakota experienced some engine problems while in the air and it made a quick landing, with the local firefighting crew streaming in the airfield as a precaution.

DC-3 Dakota Being Towed Off

DC-3 Dakota Being Towed Off

Rick Volker in his Harvard #1

Rick Volker in his Harvard #1

Rick Volker in his Harvard #2

Rick Volker in his Harvard #2

Getting a Wave from the Sopwith 1½ Strutter

Getting a Wave from the Sopwith 1½ Strutter

Fokker and SE.5

Fokker and SE.5

Fokker D.III Coming in for Landing

Fokker D.III Coming in for Landing

Flash Fire Truck Rolling Up the Runway

Flash Fire Truck Rolling Up the Runway

Yak Attack in the Air

Yak Attack in the Air

Yak Attack in a Formation Dive

Yak Attack in a Formation Dive

Rick Volker in his Harvard #1

Rick Volker in his Harvard #1

Rick Volker in his Harvard #2

Rick Volker in his Harvard #2

T-33 Silver Star ''Mako Shark''

T-33 Silver Star ”Mako Shark”

Mosquito

Mosquito

Mosquito and Hurricane

Mosquito and Hurricane

North American T-28C Trojan

North American T-28C Trojan

Sea Harrier FA2 About to Take Off

Sea Harrier FA2 About to Take Off

Hovering Sea Harrier FA2

Hovering Sea Harrier FA2

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