TL4645 : Imperial War Museum at Duxford

taken 8 years ago, near to Duxford, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Imperial War Museum at Duxford
Imperial War Museum at Duxford
I don't know whether the description "art deco" can be applied sensibly to aircraft design, but if it can, the "Dragon Rapide" must surely be the supreme example.

The DH.89 "Dragon Rapide" was a British short-haul passenger airliner designed by the de Havilland company in late 1933, that became one of the most successful British-built commercial passenger aircraft of the 1930s. During World War II 500 Rapides were built for military service, bringing total production to 731. Many entered commercial service after the war, and 81 were still flying on the British register in 1958.
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TL4645, 26 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 18 May, 2009   (more nearby)
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Monday, 14 September, 2009
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Aircraft   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 462 458 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:5.5227N 0:7.9677E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 460 458
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