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She's up!

For those who have been following the story of the last Do-17 bomber in existence, here's the latest update.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22846645
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That's good-reasonably intact, from the looks of it, all things considered.
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Looks better than I thought it would...nice work, gents!
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Looks like the airplane is going to spend the next few years in a "Mary Rose"-type chamber.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/w...-preserve.html
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Another couple articles concerning the Do17 came up. Thought they might be of interest.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/n...of_WW2_bomber/


http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/blog/the...-its-respects/
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Fascinating story
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Just thought that I would post the latest article concerning the Do-17.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/w...t-Dornier.html
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The clean up process begins.

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I see its engines are missing,or were they removed for the lift?
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I'm not sure. Portions of the aircraft fell off during the lift, quite likely the engines were among those items. Another, probably less publicized operation, is to take place and recover those articles left behind.
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