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Tombsy

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Mosquito and Hurricane to be restored
« on: February 15, 2011, 06:00:40 PM »

I'm glad to say that my city council (Calgary Alberta) has decided to have restored (display only) a Mosquito and a Hurricane they have had in storage for decades.
They have authorized $800,000 to be matched by fundraising.
http://www.metronews.ca/calgary/local/article/714789--restoring-aircrafts-project-takes-flight

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Shipmate60

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Re: Mosquito and Hurricane to be restored
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2011, 06:52:34 PM »

Unlike us who break up new aircraft.

Bob
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Re: Mosquito and Hurricane to be restored
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2011, 07:29:05 PM »

Frightening stuff, this inflation.  That amount would have bought a couple of squadrons of each when they were new.  Working engines and everything.
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Re: Mosquito and Hurricane to be restored
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2011, 09:04:12 PM »

The rate were going our Airforce may want to borrow them. Recommission and fly them again. it may soon be all weve  got.
At least your Country looks after its heritage. Would you like an old Wooden Boat? Still in commission. Think its called the Victory.One
owner from new.Bit battle damaged. Might leak a bit. John.   
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