±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: jimmymcc19
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6645

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 108
Total: 108
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Community Forums
03: Community Forums
04: CPGlang
05: Community Forums
06: Home
07: Community Forums
08: Photo Gallery
09: Community Forums
10: Home
11: Community Forums
12: Community Forums
13: Community Forums
14: Home
15: Home
16: Home
17: Community Forums
18: Community Forums
19: CPGlang
20: CPGlang
21: Home
22: CPGlang
23: Photo Gallery
24: Community Forums
25: Home
26: Community Forums
27: Photo Gallery
28: Community Forums
29: Home
30: Photo Gallery
31: Home
32: Home
33: Community Forums
34: Community Forums
35: Downloads
36: News
37: Home
38: Photo Gallery
39: Member Screenshots
40: Community Forums
41: Community Forums
42: Community Forums
43: CPGlang
44: Home
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Community Forums
48: Your Account
49: CPGlang
50: CPGlang
51: Community Forums
52: Community Forums
53: Photo Gallery
54: Your Account
55: Community Forums
56: Home
57: Community Forums
58: Community Forums
59: Community Forums
60: Community Forums
61: CPGlang
62: Community Forums
63: Member Screenshots
64: CPGlang
65: CPGlang
66: Photo Gallery
67: Photo Gallery
68: Home
69: Photo Gallery
70: Community Forums
71: Community Forums
72: Community Forums
73: Member Screenshots
74: Photo Gallery
75: Photo Gallery
76: Photo Gallery
77: Community Forums
78: Community Forums
79: Community Forums
80: CPGlang
81: Home
82: Community Forums
83: Home
84: CPGlang
85: Downloads
86: Home
87: Community Forums
88: Home
89: CPGlang
90: Community Forums
91: Community Forums
92: CPGlang
93: Community Forums
94: Community Forums
95: Community Forums
96: Community Forums
97: Home
98: Community Forums
99: Home
100: Your Account
101: CPGlang
102: Home
103: Community Forums
104: Community Forums
105: Photo Gallery
106: Member Screenshots
107: Home
108: Home

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum gets Churchill
The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
1meandad
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 10, 2015
Posts: 11

PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:29 pm
Post subject: Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum gets Churchill

The Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum (FHCAM) is excited to announce the arrival of the Churchill Tank! With the addition of the iconic tank, FHCAM adds Great Britain to the list of countries represented in our hangars.

A fact about our new artifact: The Churchill, named after Prime Minister Winston Churchill, was Britain’s most famous heavy tank in World War II. FHCAM’s version is an Mk VII, equipped with a 75mm gun. The vehicle is a Crocodile—with a flamethrower in place of its hull-mounted machine gun.

Come check it out at Tankfest NW! bit.ly/2mqurn6

_________________
For the latest info on Florida Armor, go to my site: floridaarmor.wordpress.com/
Back to top
View user's profile
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 27, 2006
Posts: 2865
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:29 pm
Post subject: Re: Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum gets Churchill

I'd be glad to see a photo of this Churchill.

Pierre-Olivier

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
vagabond
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Dec 05, 2009
Posts: 1388
Location: Constantly moving across US
PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:07 pm
Post subject: Re: Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum gets Churchill

We'll be in Seattle with the tour in early May and plan on visiting FHCAM.
Back to top
View user's profile
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 27, 2006
Posts: 2865
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:53 pm
Post subject: Re: Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum gets Churchill

good news !! I hope you can see the Churchill

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
vagabond
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Dec 05, 2009
Posts: 1388
Location: Constantly moving across US
PostPosted: Fri May 12, 2017 11:03 pm
Post subject: Re: Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum gets Churchill

Bad news chaps - We had no luck getting to see the Churchill at FHCAM. Bummer.

It looked like preparations for Tankfest NW were underway and we did get to see and photograph the M60A1, M48, Scud Launcher, M55, LVT3, Kettenkrad, SdKfz 8, Flak 37, M3A1 Halftrack, T34, M4A1, Hetzer & Abrams Turret Trainer.

We'll post a gallery as soon as we can.

It is my understanding that the public debut of the Churchill will be at the Tankfest NW event on May 27th - as a static display.
Back to top
View user's profile
vagabond
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Dec 05, 2009
Posts: 1388
Location: Constantly moving across US
PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 7:00 am
Post subject: Re: Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum gets Churchill

According to the museum placards for the M60A1 & M48A1, both vehicles came from the Royal Tank Museum in Jordan.
Back to top
View user's profile
vagabond
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Dec 05, 2009
Posts: 1388
Location: Constantly moving across US
PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 5:20 pm
Post subject: Re: Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum gets Churchill

Hi All,

In poking around the web looking for info on the FHCAM NW Tankfest event this weekend, I found a photo on the FHCAM Website under Events.

Link to FHCAM Webpage: www.flyingheritage.com...odile.aspx

Below is a screenshot of the photo of the Churchill posted on their site and also one of our photos of what looks to me to be the same Churchill when it was part of a certain private collection in Utah. Apparently, FHCAM got the Churchill from there. Look for yourselves -



Back to top
View user's profile
silviop15
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Oct 03, 2015
Posts: 415

PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 2:21 am
Post subject: Re: Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum gets Churchill

VB, do we know of any other vehicles that came from this "unknown" Private Collector in Utah? My understanding is he is only selling his vehicles in groups of 10 or more.
Back to top
View user's profile
Scott_Taylor
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 77
Location: London, Ontario
PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 4:35 pm
Post subject: Re: Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum gets Churchill

If that's the case, then it was sold quite recently. I saw it in Utah in August 2016.

Cheers,

Scott
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
silviop15
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Oct 03, 2015
Posts: 415

PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 8:14 pm
Post subject: Re: Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum gets Churchill

Here is an idea, the private collector is just taking it to the show and did not sell it? If they owned it, we probably would of seen a press release about them buying it? Explains why the blacked out the background
Back to top
View user's profile
vagabond
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Dec 05, 2009
Posts: 1388
Location: Constantly moving across US
PostPosted: Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:39 pm
Post subject: Re: Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum gets Churchill

FHCAM can be rather tight-lipped about acquisitions at times. I remember the huge surprise in the Warbird community over the debut of their IL-2 Sturmovik. It was a bolt out of the blue for many of us!
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 6 Hours



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum