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    Default Restored Stirling tail wheel unit - where is it...?

    Hello

    An odd question, but does anyone know which museum has this restored Stirling tail wheel unit:

    https://www.picdove.com/media/Bq_hAixgcnN

    I'm guessing somewhere in Kent...

    Thanks

    Simon

    EDIT - Sorry, I think just found it - the Spitfire Museum at Manston.
    Last edited by wwrsimon; 10th July 2019 at 15:50.

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    Okay, it's not there any more. It belongs to the R.A.F. Museum and it's gone back there...

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    Simon

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    There's another Stirling tailwheel unit on display at the 390BG MAM at Parham (Framlingham) Suffolk from LK380

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    Thanks for that, BC1.

    The R.A.F. Museum have told me that their example is from BF523, and is now at the Michael Beetham Conservation Centre at Cosford, and is being prepared to go on display in Hangar 3 at Cosford.

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    Is it a left-handed, or right-handed wheel! (Just joking of course, but Stirlings did have two).
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