A collection of images taken during Aviation Day at Vero Beach Municipal Airport on 17 March 2012. While there are some aerial elements to Aviation Day, it is mostly a static display of aircraft. The Hammer & Sickle displayed on a Soviet-era YAK 55 aircraft, which is seen below.
Twelve O’Clock High is a notable 1949 film with Gregory Peck trying to work out the kinks of daylight bombing over Europe during World War II, which focuses as much on the psychological toll as the physical. This image, though, has nothing to do with the film. Another exhibit from Aviation Day at the Vero Beach Municipal Airport has an aerial bomb and machine gun ammunition lying on the tarmac in front of a B-25 bomber for all to see. […]
Categories: Eccentricities • Tags: Aviation Day, B-25 bomber, Europe, Gregory Peck, Indian River County, tilt-shift photography, Twelve O'Clock High, Vero Beach, Vero Beach Municipal Airport, World War 2