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Rick
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 31, 2010 9:19 am    Post subject: Abandoned/re-homed aircraft Reply with quote

Some interesting photos of former flyers here:

http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2010/11/splendid-abandoned-airplanes.html

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Ironhead



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 08, 2011 8:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

in Bucknall in the Potteries,there is a complete S-360 vintage plane being used as a classroom at the local primary school!i see it when i drive past there.apparantly,the pupils love it...but the locals don't!
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 08, 2011 9:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ironhead wrote:
in Bucknall in the Potteries,there is a complete S-360 vintage plane being used as a classroom at the local primary school!i see it when i drive past there.apparantly,the pupils love it...but the locals don't!


I think I caught something on TV about that a while back, or was it online somewhere..hmmm

What do the locals have against it?

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 08, 2011 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

they seem to think it's an eyesore Rick.i read a few comments online,and some of them not happy when they open their curtains and see an old aeroplane parked up.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 08, 2011 3:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some people have no imagination do they!? so long as it's maintained in good condition I can't see the problem, it isn't as if it would look any worse than some temporary classroom that they might otherwise have gone for.

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