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Duxford Imperial War Museum American Air Museum Hangar
England

The American Air Museum at Duxford is housed inside a Norman Foster designed Hangar.  This building is large enough to fit a B52 Stratofortress with it's 200ft wingspan and 52 ft high tail comfortably inside.  Many other iconic aircraft are either standing on the ground or suspended from the ceiling.  The building was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1997.

It is like being inside an Airfix Kit Display!

Copyright: Ivor Linington
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Uploaded: 21/01/2011
Updated: 14/08/2014
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Tags: duxford; cambridgeshire; imperial; war; museum; aircraft; american; air; sir; norman; foster; b17; flying ; fortress
  • Robert J. Ruck over 1 year ago
    Hello, I am a Docent at the Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinnville, Oregon United States and we own a C-47/Dakota with a construction number 19978. only three numbers from your aircraft. I would like to know if our aircraft flew missions with your aircraft. Could you help me? Thanks, Robert J. Ruck
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