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K.2 XL164 - Bournemouth Aviation Museum, Bournemouth Airport, Hurn, Dorset

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Victor K.2 XL164 at Bournemouth Aviation Museum, 27th September 2013; Richard E Flagg

This is XL164, which hasn't been quite so lucky. Badly damaged during the scrapping of the complete aircraft, the nose section has most of the bottom ripped out and several holes punched in the sides, saved from total destruction by Peter Vallance.

After being up for sale in 2011, she was brought and moved by road from Gatwick Aviation Museum to her new home at Bournemouth Aviation Museum in May 2013. Thankfully, in September 2020, she was moved from one side of the museum to other and placed on a specially made stand, this means they can now slowly start to restore her! The picture above shows her not long after its arrival at the museum.

Information on this page current as of 02/08/2021, last updated by Jake

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