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Title: Short S.45A Solent Mk.4 — SH.1559 — ZK-AMO “Aranui”
Post by: Kiwithrottlejockey on October 17, 2013, 06:23:52 pm

I visited MOTAT today, mainly to take a look at the Solent in its new home, and managed to strike it lucky and discover somebody working on it. While I was chatting to him, the conservator in charge of the restoration project turned up and allowed me to take a look inside the flying-boat. He gave me permission to go anywhere I liked, so I literally did, except that I kept out of the nose compartment and the tail compartments on both the upper and lower decks as they were full of bits & pieces which would have made it a bit hard moving around safely.


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Title: Re: Short S.45A Solent Mk.4 — SH.1559 — ZK-AMO “Aranui”
Post by: Kiwithrottlejockey on October 17, 2013, 06:24:18 pm

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Title: Re: Short S.45A Solent Mk.4 — SH.1559 — ZK-AMO “Aranui”
Post by: Kiwithrottlejockey on October 17, 2013, 06:24:30 pm

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