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    Post  AdriaN on Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:24 pm

    You probably all knew about it already... (i didnt) Embarassed

    http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20100210/local/museum-reaches-milestone-as-tiger-moth-is-rolled-out
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    Post  Tancred on Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:30 pm

    Here are some pics:

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    Post  Ray on Wed Feb 10, 2010 11:13 pm

    Thanks TanKRed cheers

    Adrian you should be ashamed pale Embarassed lol!

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    Post  bcauchi on Thu Feb 11, 2010 7:35 am

    All of you go and see it. It is worth seeing, a beautiful restoration job, really exceptional.
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    Post  in nannu pec on Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:02 am

    vera bravu !!!!!!!!!
    Prosit David and all the guys at the aviation museum....prosit tassew...you do us Maltese really proud !!!!!
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    Post  iCocker on Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:16 am

    Ray wrote:Thanks TanKRed cheers

    Adrian you should be ashamed pale Embarassed lol!

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    TO GET THINGS WORST AND MORE SHAMEFULL FOR ADRIAN ... we were 2 AFV geeks [Tancred and me] + 1 plane nut [Brian] admiring the beauty ... but let us face it, was on invitation by WiseOwl so he has an excuse Twisted Evil Evil or Very Mad

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    Post  AdriaN on Thu Feb 11, 2010 8:28 pm

    My favorite definetly is the paint job! Laughing
    I bet they had to consult marco for it.. tongue
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    Post  William on Thu Feb 11, 2010 8:32 pm

    We went to see it and it looks splendid Smile


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    Post  Dottore on Thu Feb 11, 2010 8:56 pm

    via WiseOwl but couldnt go.... Mad
    Pity...but I'll see it at this years HIS...

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    Post  bcauchi on Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:42 am

    Guys just a general note. I feel you should all visit the museum more often. It is only a short drive away and there is always something interesting going on. Besides, how can one not feel good in there!?
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    Post  Ray on Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:50 am

    bcauchi wrote:Guys just a general note. I feel you should all visit the museum more often. It is only a short drive away and there is always something interesting going on. Besides, how can one not feel good in there!?

    You're right Bri, I for one should be ashamed that I ONLY visit once in a year due to our HiS Sad

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    Post  skyhigh on Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:02 pm

    I was invited by wiseowl ,we as a club pretend that were invited by M.A.M...
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    Post  slingshot392 on Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:40 am

    Brian had told me about this a little while ago, the pictures look great, looks like an excellent restoration. Matchbox has a 1/32 model of this plane, one of those would look great in these markings.

    There's a nice museum in one of the nearby towns here, I went to one of their open houses two years ago and got a bunch of pictures, I'll have to throw them up on my server and post the link on this forum. I couldn't believe all of the great planes from the 20s and 30s that they had there, some of them I didn't know even existed anymore much last were only about 10 or 15 minutes away! I will have to try to go there again to get more and better pictures as well as a picture of each of the placards next to the planes. They even had one of the flying cars restored there. From what I had read, there was an area where they were restoring some World War II planes, but I couldn't find that area, I think that may have moved unfortunately.

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