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Museum of Transportation - February 2000

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Also, I visited the Transportation Museum in Auckland (MOTAT). This museum has an excellent example of a Lancaster Bomber, a Curtriss P-40, Lockheed Electra, V-1 Buzz Bomb and a replica of a Fairey Swordfish.


V-1 Buzz Bomb

The V-1 was on top of a shed in the corner of the hanger.

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Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

The P-40 was in New Zealand colors.

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Lockheed 10 Electra

In the back corner of the hanger, MOTAT has a really nice Lockheed 10 Electra. This is the same type of aircraft used by Amelia Earhardt.

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Avro Lancaster

A superbly restored Lancaster is the showpiece of the Museum.

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Fairey Swordfish Replica

There is a very good replica of a "Stringbag" next to the Lancaster.

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