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Wed, Aug 26, 2015

For Sale By Owner: The Golden Wings Flying Museum Collection

Many Of The Aircraft Are The Last Of Their Kind ... And Only For Sale As A Collection

The collection of airplanes at the Golden Wings Flying Museum in Blaine, Minnesota, is for sale. And by the collection, owner Greg Herrick means the entire collection ... as a package.

We first learned about the sale from Rich Davidson's NORDO News blog. According to the Golden Wings Flying Museum website, the collection features such rarities as NASA's first aircraft, a stainless steel amphibian and the first airplane in which a pope ever flew. One of six trimotors in the collection is a 1927 Ford Trimotor. The full ground-up restoration is America's oldest existing airliner.

Many of the aircraft are airworthy, while nine are in various stages of restoration, according to the website.

Davidson writes on NORDO News that in correspondence with Greg he has learned that he does not want the collection sold piecemeal, so potential buyers are asked not to get in touch unless they are genuinely a qualified buyer for the entire collection of airplanes.

(Screenshot of the Golden Wings Museum homepage)

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