NT2573 : Aircraft on approach

taken 5 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Aircraft on approach
Aircraft on approach
The nearest is the Beagle Auster A.61 Terrier [G-ARSL]. It is closely followed by the Tiger Moth, Slingsby Gull and Percy Pilcher's Hawk hang glider. Seen from the gallery's middle balcony.
National Museum of Scotland 2016

The museum reopened in July after a major refurbishment. Part of that involved the Science and Technology Galleries, with balconies on three floors overlooking a central space, now occupied by historic aircraft from the Museum of Flight's collection at East Fortune. From the highest [and oldest] are Pilcher's Hawk [1897]; Slingsby T-12 Gull glider [G-ALPA, 1939-40]; De Havilland Tiger Moth G-AEOL [1930s], originally RAF N9510 until it became a civil aircraft in 1955; Beagle Auster A.61 Terrier [G-ARSL, 1960s]; and a Piper PA-38 Tomahawk [G-BGXB, 1979].

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 27 July, 2016   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 27 July, 2016
Geographical Context
Educational sites  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Edinburgh 
Primary Subject of Photo
Aircraft 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2579 7328 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.8083N 3:11.3891W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2578 7331
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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