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Brooklands Valiant nose completed for display


Personnel at Brooklands Museum in Weybridge, Surrey, have completed restoration work on the nose of Vickers Valiant XD816. The completed exhibit has been moved from the main hangar to the recently re-opened Stratosphere Chamber, originally built in 1947 to investigate high-speed flight at very high altitudes. XD816 was the last Valiant to fly, in 1968. WITH THANKS TO MATT HASWELL

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