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Aircraft Museums

USS Alabama Memorial Park, November 2013

June 29, 2014 |

The USS Alabama is a retired battleship that is now docked in a bay near the city of Mobile, Alabama.

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Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola (FL) November 2013

March 29, 2014 |

On the premises of the huge Pensacola Naval Air Station (home of a.o. the demonstration team of the US Navy – the Bue Angels) is the NNAM, a museum that deals with the aviation legacy of both the US Navy, USMarines and Coast Guard.

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Air Force Armament Museum, Florida November 2013

February 8, 2014 |

The Air Force Armament Museum in Florida exhibits aviation warfare armament (bombs, rockets, missiles), as well as the platforms that are being used to fire resp. drop them. In this report we of course focus on the latter: on the aircraft that the museum displays.

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Warner Robins Aviation Museum, Georgia USA, November 2013

December 2, 2013 |

The impressive Museum of Aviation is based in a segregated area of Robins AFB, near Atlanta, Georgia.

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Ailes Anciennes Toulouse, September 2013

October 1, 2013 |

The Musee Aeronautique Ailes Anciennes is in the French city of Toulouse and has over 50 aircraft on display. The planes vary in the shape they are: some are fully restored and painted in original colours, while others seem to have been standing in the outside for over 50 years. Frank visited the “Ancient Wings” Museum early september 2013.


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National Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C., May 2012

July 17, 2013 |

The Smithsonian Institution is a group of museums (located mainly in Washington DC) that covers areas such as art, natural history, biology, etc.

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New England Air Museum, CT USA, May 2012

March 10, 2013 |

In May 2012 Frank was in the New England Air Museum, one of the largest aviation museums in the Connecticut area.

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Empire State Air Museum, New York May 2012

December 28, 2012 |

The Empire State Aerosciences Museum is located at Schenectady County Airport in the town of Glenville, NY at the site of the former GE Flight Test Center (“The Empire State” is the nickname of the state of New York, U.S.A.).

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Aviodrome Museum, Lelystad AP (NL)

December 9, 2012 |

The Aviodrome Museum , located at the civil airfield of Lelystad houses a collection of interesting military (and civil) aircraft. Hans visited the museum several times, but these impressions date from August 2011 and November 2012.

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Hampton Air Power Park (U.S.A.), May, 2012

November 5, 2012 |

The Hampton Air Power Park is an outdoor museum located in the city of Hampton which is near Langley AFB in Virginia, USA. The museum displays a nice collection of rockets (such as a Mercury capsule and a Polaris missile) and cold war aircraft; the visitors centre holds an impressive collection of aviation-related memorablia. Frank vistied the Hampton Air Power Air Park & Museum in May 2012.

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