(Video) The Aeroscopy Museum officially opened on 14 January 2015

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On 14 January 2015, the past, present and future of aviation met in southwestern France, near Toulouse-Blagnac, at the opening of the Aeroscopy Museum.


The Aeroscopy Museum is located near Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, near the Airbus "house", including the company's headquarters, and near the final assembly lines of the A380, A350XWB, A330 and A320 aircraft. Visitors will be able to admire the current production activity of Airbus while exploring the history of aviation.

The museum has a collection of 25 of representative, civil and military aircraft, these being exhibited in the 7000 hall of square meters. Aircraft lovers can admire aircraft such as: Aero Spacelines 337GST Super Guppy (F-BPPA / 2), Aerospace / BAC Concorde 101 (F-WTSB), Airbus A300B4-203 (F-WUAB), Airbus A400M (F-WWMT), South Aviation SE 210 Caravelle 12 (F-BTOE), Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV (F-GMTO).

There is also a replica of the Bleriot XI plane, which, on 25 July 1909, managed to cross the English Channel in 37 minutes, at a speed of 60 km / h (37 mph).

Visitors to the museum can visit the passenger aircraft displayed at the Aeroscopy, in the cockpit and cockpit, and the Super Guppy aircraft hold was equipped with a video screen that plays a movie about the history of aviation. A section of the A300B cabin has transparent walls and floor to provide an excellent view of the aircraft systems.

Airbus is an important partner of the new museum, actively participating in its development, joining the city of Blagnac, as well as several local associations in supporting Aeroscopy. The museum aims to preserve and preserve aeronautical history and to generate interest in aviation, science and technology.

In 2015, 120 000 visitors are expected. Aviation enthusiasts can visit the museum or take part in museum tours + Airbus base. At the moment, tickets can only be purchased at the entrance to the museum, and soon also online. Manatour takes care of trips to the Airbus and the Aeroscopy Museum, but also to Toulouse.

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