When looking in old books at historic photos pre-1970 you get so used to seeing things in black and white that you almost forget that it was really colour back then too! Today I've been having a bit of a play with Picasa and its really easy to switch colour photos into black and white. I actually think the b&w versions of photos have an authenticity to them that the colour ones struggle to achieve. here are a few of the better ones...
Most of these shots will end up part of new Wright Field photo galleries I have planned and so will be larger but for now see what you think of black and white:
This blog illustrates my tinkerings with my various model airport dioramas and discussion of the model manufacturers output