Preserved aircraft in Scotland

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EGLL
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Preserved aircraft in Scotland

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Yesterday I overflew a fairly large aircraft outside a hangar or shed about ten minutes to the south of Glasgow Airport. Any ideas?

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Re: Preserved aircraft in Scotland

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A bit longer than 10 minutes maybe? :- https://www.solway-aviation-museum.co.uk/

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Depends what they were flying in and how fast. 500mph is 83 miles in 10 minutes, so not far away? If they were in a Cessna 172 no chance :grin:

Solway has multiple aircraft outside and poster says a fairly large aircraft not mentioning multiples, so maybe not..... :dunno:
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I was on a BA A320 flight. The aircraft looked like a DC-4 or similar and was on it's own.

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Re: Preserved aircraft in Scotland

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There is an ex Air Atlantique Convair 440 at Carluke.

https://www.airteamimages.com/convair-cv-440-metropolitan_G-CONV_air-atlantique_87762.html

Reynard Nursery, Mauldslie Road, Carluke ML8 5HW
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Re: Preserved aircraft in Scotland

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capercaillie wrote:There is an ex Air Atlantique Convair 440 at Carluke.

https://www.airteamimages.com/convair-cv-440-metropolitan_G-CONV_air-atlantique_87762.html


That'll be the one!

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Seems like the one. Thanks for your help.

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