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By kjfitz @ 2005-06-22 13:40:10
The largest plane outside is a Solent Flying-Boat. It is a former submarine chaser turned luxury passenger liner in the 1940s, complete with a fringe-trimmed bar and pink powder room, that flew wealthy travelers to exotic ports. It was once owned by Howard Hughes and it was featured in the movies in the early 1980s with Harrison Ford for a scene in "Raiders of the Lost Ark."
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Mark II Solent Flying Boat at the Western Aerospace Museum
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NASA Test AV-8 Harrier at the Western Aerospace Museum
Mark II Solent Flying Boat at the Western Aerospace Museum
A-3 Skywarrior at the Western Aerospace Museum
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@ 2006-09-07 06:33:51
The museum is under a new director and is much improved in the last six months with many more improvements in the works.
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@ 2007-02-25 13:55:52
Recently changed its name from Western Aerospace Museum to Western Aviation Museum.