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Airline Museum Out Side K.C?  
User currently offlineJmy007 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 598 posts, RR: 2
Posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 1153 times:

I was driving westbound on I-70 yesterday just to the east of Kansas City (about 30 miles west of the city, just before the Jackson County line) And I saw an all white plane(jet) sitting out on the grass,in front of what looks like a small airport, as I quickly glanced up, I saw several planes parked, including an old United Express plane, in the old orange and blue colors, (with the E on the tail)
Did I see a mirage, or is this a place to visit. I know that there is a Airline museum at the downtown KC airport.

Does anyone have any idea what this place is, the name, etc.

Any help!

Thanks  Smile


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User currently offlineAAJAXFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 1136 times:

This is not a museum, no.
I've seen DHC-7s of Gulfstream parked up there as well as Metros in United Express paint scheme. I believe it's an airfield of some sort with aircraft storage.


User currently offlineArt at ISP From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 182 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 1123 times:

The Airline History Museum of Kansas City is based at MKC (Kansas City Downtown Airport), and has 3 aircraft: A Lockheed L-1049 H (painted as a G) Super Constellation which is airworthy, as well as a Martin 404 and a DC-3 which is undergoing restoration. All are painted in TWA period colors.

This was originally called Save-A-Connie. The Constellation still does airshows around the country.



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