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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #180 on: May 10, 2017, 07:34:59 am »
Thanks, Steel Penguin!

Narses2, there's plenty of stuff from around the world on the map, so hopefully it's useful elsewhere, too.  Living in the U.S., I will admit to focusing some of my effort there, but I'm gathering sources and trying to enter stuff everywhere.

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #181 on: May 10, 2017, 01:20:15 pm »


Narses2, there's plenty of stuff from around the world on the map, so hopefully it's useful elsewhere, too. 

It is indeed, an amazing piece of work.
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #182 on: May 11, 2017, 07:52:27 am »
Aw, shucks  ;D

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #183 on: June 05, 2017, 09:11:26 am »
There is a Thunderbird missile at the gate to the former RAF Westcott, located on the A41 between Aylesbury and Bicester. Westcott was home to the Rocket Propulsion Establishment and the Thunderbird booster rockets were developed there.
The remains of the rocket testing sites is fascinating and involves a lot of concrete!

http://www.westcottventurepark.com/westcott-news-the-rocket.asp
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocket_Propulsion_Establishment

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #184 on: June 06, 2017, 07:18:43 am »
Thanks, I'll add it soon!

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #185 on: June 11, 2017, 08:53:21 am »
That's cool. Thanks for the links as well. :thumbsup:
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #186 on: August 11, 2017, 07:18:43 pm »
The Edenvale Aerodrome in Ontario, home to the Edenvale Classic Aircraft Foundation, has a MiG-17 mounted outside, 44.443923, -79.962876

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #187 on: August 12, 2017, 03:57:01 pm »
On the map; updated the info, thanks!

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #188 on: August 29, 2017, 02:50:53 pm »
Here's a new one for you, an F-35 fibreglass mockup has been installed at Samlesbury next to the English Electric Lightning model.

https://www.ukconstructionmedia.co.uk/videos/bae-install-new-f-35-lightning-ii-gate-guardian-samlesbury/

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #189 on: August 29, 2017, 03:07:34 pm »
Until I looked at a linked vid from that one I didn't even realise they were building the F-35 airframes at Salmesbury!  :o
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #190 on: August 30, 2017, 06:11:40 am »
Cool, thanks!  I had it on there as "coming soon." 

The map now has more than 2800 entries, of which just over 1400 are museums. 

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #191 on: August 31, 2017, 12:52:52 pm »
Not sure quite where to post this(mods please move it if you think appropriate).  Not a gate guard but a stained glass window; a memorial to the staff of the Radar Research Establishment  at Malvern and Defford.   It's at Goodrich Castle, overlooking the river Wye, between Monmouth and Ross.  If I can get my act together, I'll try to post pix.  There's a Halifax, Chain Home Aerials and lots of unit crests pictured.
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #192 on: September 01, 2017, 05:42:25 am »
Cool.  There is a "miscellaneous" section on the map, and I put in memorials when I can find them.  I will add that.  If you have a more exact location, such as a particular building or GPS coordinates, please let me know. 

You might be interested in a Facebook group I just discovered about aviation memorials.  I will post the name and link when I find them.

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #193 on: September 01, 2017, 09:25:20 am »
How do you feel about memorials to aircraft carriers? I have seen a stained glass window for HMS Glorious in a church.

We could go all the way and include the numerous village signs that incorporate aircraft, mostly near to WW2 airfields.

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #194 on: September 01, 2017, 09:08:17 pm »
Those would be appropriate, I think.  I try to put on anything an aviation history enthusiast would be interested in. 

The memorial group is "Aviation Memorials Worldwide." 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/498946356940323/