Hidden treasure

Although somewhat off the beaten track, the privately owned Flugausstellung Hermeskeil museum in Germany is home to a fine and diverse aviation collection that is well worth a visit. Sebastian Schmitz presents a special report on this outstanding but often overlooked selection of static aircraft and artefacts.

An overview of the museum showing the impressive array of aircraft on display.

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VC10 G-ARVF was retired in 1981 and donated to the museum. Its last flight took it to Saarbrü cken and it travelled the remaining distance to the museum by road.

ALL PHOTOS SEBASTIAN SCHMITZ UNLESS STATED

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