Aircraft Photo of N7459 / NX7459 | Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 | Soviet Union - Air Force | AirHistory.net #56849
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N7459
Alternate Registration:NX7459
Military Code:4
Aircraft Original Type:Polikarpov I-16
Aircraft Generic Type:Polikarpov I-16
Aircraft Version:Polikarpov I-16 Type 24
C/n (msn):2421014
Operator Painted:Soviet Union - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Everett - Snohomish County / Paine FieldMap
Region / Country:Washington, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KPAE   IATA: PAE   Local: PAE   Other: -
Collection:Flying Heritage Collection
 
Photo Date:6 August 2011
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 56849
Photo Comment

I was looking forward to visiting the Flying Heritage Collection at PAE and wasn't disappointed. Super aircraft along with informative displays made the time waiting for the 'Luftwaffe Fly-Day' to start go very quickly. I'm not particularly interested in photographing aeroplanes preserved indoors but with an immaculate I-16 just sitting there what else was there to do! Incidentally, due to the backlit nature, this shot was taken with centre rather than multi-segment metering - makes a huge difference.

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