A few miles away from both the Fontana Speedway and the NHRA Museum
is the home of a large collection of aviation history. The Planes
of Fame museum is located at Chino Airport, near, appropriately
enough, Chino California. Gary Horrocks called in last
Sunday (December 19) - and provides these wonderful images.
correctional facilities and cow pastures, which smelt rather strongly,
especially when driving through with the top down, this collection
of aircraft is quite extensive and is probably one of the largest
in the Western States. Some of the facilities are a bit run down
and ragged, but that just adds to the charm of the facility.
is impressive, featuring as it does many unique planes, most in
flying condition. Any place that has three Spitfires is all right
by me. Enjoy this look at the past and be glad that there are those
who are dedicated to preserving what was, so that we and those of
the future can enjoy them, and reflect….