Cockpit of Trident G-AWZJ

Armstrong Siddeley Double Mamba

The Airborne Forces display

Spitfire P7540

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Yesterday, the 15th September, is known as #BattleofBritainDay however the #BattleOfBritain itself continued until 31st October 1940 as the Luftwaffe kept bombing Britain. Our Mk2 #Spitfire P7540 still patiently awaited its debut.
#ww2 #dumfries #aviation #museum #AvGeek #BofB80

We're still not open to the public but our #volunteers are still turning up regularly to carry out work. Here some display cases in our #airborne forces building are nearing completion.
#Dumfries #aviation #museum #glider #paras #volunteering

We were sent photos of these Compass Corrector/Deviation cards by a FB follower who got them from a house clearance. Interesting to research the #Hurricane aircraft numbers and dates. "No guns fitted" may suggest at the time they weren't front line.
#avgeek #ww2 #dumfries #raf

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17th December 2005 and #Lightning ZF584 sits on its plinth at #ferranti, South Gyle, #Edinburgh. Its undercarriage is being fitted to help transport it to us here at #Dumfries

#avgeek #coldwar #aviation #museum #jet #dumfriesandgalloway
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