Vega research at San Diego Air & Space Museum

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Vega research at San Diego Air & Space Museum

Post by Tailspin45 » 13 Jul 2018, 15:45

Thursday July 12, 2018 research visit
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Replica of Vega 5B created for the movie Amelia

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Tailskid apparently created from a brake shoe (remember this is a replica for a movie and not necessarily accurate)

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Replica of Hughes H1 racer under construction by volunteers in the basement restoration facility. Note scale model hanging from the ceiling.

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Model OX-5 engine

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Skip King and the Cobra he flew in Vietnam (not one like he flew, that exact aircraft!)

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Horsa jet flying wing

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Terry Brennan, museum curator

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Hughes H1 cocpkit photo

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