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^Air Force One (this one belonged to Jimmy Carter, Boeing 707) The Exhibit was being repaired, so we were denied access inside. Oh well.















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Whew...that was alot of cutting and pasting. All but three of the full scale exhibits were real airplanes, either restored or original. Only 3 were replica's. I could only tell by reading the placards in front of them, and have no idea which ones are which by looking at the pictures. All of the miniatures in the museum were donated by the person who made them. They were all made by the same man, over a period of about 50 years. ALl the medals and decorations were donated by either the hero they belonged to, or in most cases, by the hero's family/friends. All-in-all, it was an amazing experience, if not a bit expensive ($18 a person). Next time I go through though, I will pay a little more attention to details, and not so much attention to taking pictures I am sure I missed alot.
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They've updated it since I was last there in August. They didn't have those original pieces used by boeing as far as I remember along with the figurines. Awesome pictures dude. Since I was young, I've always loved the blackbird and the flying car!

The concorde is a great addition too, I always had small diecast models of that.
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Those are awesome pics man, I would love to make it to see that one day, thanks for taking the time to put those together for us!

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Thoose are great pictures. Museum looks awsome. Thanks so much for the pictures.
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Thanks a ton for those pictures man! As a kid I remember being fascinated with planes and would beg my dad to take me up to the Smithsonian Air and Space museum all the time.
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That is too cool. Definitely something that would probably be best experienced in person. Just some truly beautiful exhibits of aviation and space history.
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Awesome pics!! Repped!

No up close shots of R2D2, wth?
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