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January 03, 2004

NASM-Udvar-Hazy @ Dulles (Part Three)

From Tioga (ND), Ernie and Alma Knutson came to see the new NASM Annex, along with their son, Gene. Ernie flew C-47’s during World War II and in Korea, and calls the entire NASM facility at Dulles International “Fantastic... fabulous... hard to describe.” He still has the Taylorcraft that his wife and son learned to fly in. It would seem hard to believe, but there is no DC-3 or C-47 on display, yet. As I have mentioned before, the museum is a work in progress, and there are 80 aircraft where 200 will eventually find a home. The museum you see today will be different from the one a year from now, and two years from now.

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