Aviation Museum of Central Finland

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Aviation Museum of Central Finland
Keski-Suomen Ilmailumuseo
Valmet Vihuri.JPG
A Valmet Vihuri II on display
Aviation Museum of Central Finland is located in Finland
Aviation Museum of Central Finland
Location within Finland
Established 1 June 1979
Location Tikkakoski, Jyväskylä, Finland
Coordinates 62°23′14″N 025°40′55″E / 62.38722°N 25.68194°E / 62.38722; 25.68194Coordinates: 62°23′14″N 025°40′55″E / 62.38722°N 25.68194°E / 62.38722; 25.68194
Type Aviation museum
Visitors 25,000
Director Kai Mecklin
Owner Foundation of Aviation Museum of Central Finland
Website www.airforcemuseum.fi

The Aviation Museum of Central Finland (Finnish: Keski-Suomen ilmailumuseo) is an aviation museum located near Jyväskylä Airport in Tikkakoski, Jyväskylä, Finland. The museum exhibits the aviation history of Finland, from the early 1900s until today. The museum is owned by the Foundation of Aviation Museum of Central Finland (Finnish: Keski-Suomen Ilmailumuseosäätiö).

The exhibition consists of aircraft, engines and aircrew equipment which has been used by the Finnish Air Force. The equipment of the Air Force Signals Museum has its own section. A large collection of scale models gives a wider perspective to the whole field of aviation.

The museum is visited annually by some 25,000 persons.

Aircraft[edit]

The following aircraft are a selection of the collection. More aircraft are being stored elsewehere, waiting for restoration.

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Sources[edit]

  • Heinonen, Timo; Kakko, Tapio (1989). Keski-Suomen ilmailumuseo, Tikkakoski (in Finnish). Tikkakoski: Keski-Suomen ilmailumuseo. ISBN 952-90-0925-9. 

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