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Museum Of Flight - BAC One-Eleven
Scotland

Scotland's Museum Of Flight is part of the National Museums Scotland Group and is situated near the village of East Fortune in East Lothian, Scotland.

The museum is housed on the old World War 2 airfield of RAF East Fortune. All buildings on the site are of genuine WW2 vintage and no permanent "modern" constructions have been added. The airfield control tower, hangars and other RAF buildings are designated Category B Listed Buildings by Historic Scotland.

The BAC One-Eleven, also known as the BAC-111, was a British short-range jet airliner of the 1960s and 1970s developed and produced by the British Aircraft Corporation and intended to replace the aging Vickers Viscount on short-haul routes. It was the second jet airliner to enter commercial service and enjoyed success right through to the 1990s until it could not meet the new stricter noise regulations.

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