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T211: museums


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    Side of the aircraft with the aft door open (the whole half-door not the inner single door).

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    The amazing timber and iron roof construction of the 1979 building of the Aviation Heritage Museum. The longest timber battens are joined (with what looks like 4 bolts) but only towards their ends — it looked like there were some about 12 m long. Both the tin and the timbers are curved, in opposite directions to provide strength.

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