Nice images, Jim. I had to look that up, I'd forgotten about APS film and
had never used it. Kodak had quite a range of tiny film frames. My parents
had a Disk film camera with a negative the size of my pinky fingernail.
Ever a case of trying to get too much from too little.
On Thu, May 3, 2018 at 2:08 PM, Jim Nichols <jhnichols@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> There was a period when I was very busy at work, and sought a simple
> solution to snapshots. I picked up a Kodak APS camera at a pawn shop, and
> tried that system. When the original camera failed, I contacted Kodak and
> they sent me a brand new one, free!
> Here are a few images from that period, that might be of interest to
> aircraft fanatics.
> The local Beechcraft Museum has some one-of-a-kind airplanes. This is a
> replica of the Travel Air R.
> This is a Lockheed P-38 Lightning. As I recall, it crash-landed while
> returning to Texas.
> This is Grumman TBF Avenger. My uncle was a gunner on one of these, and
> was killed during a Kamakazi attack on the carrier Franklin in the South
> Nose Art was widely used to personalize aircraft during WWII. This B-25
> Mitchell was no exception.
> The Kodak APS system worked well, as long as there were labs to handle the
> cartridges. I gather that the APS sensor size is a descendant of this
> Jim Nichols
> Tullahoma, TN USA
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