Karelia Aviation Museum

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Saab 35 Draken in Karelian aviation museum

The Karelia Aviation Museum[1] (Finnish: Karjalan Ilmailumuseo) is located at Lappeenranta Airport in Lappeenranta, Finland. The museum is run by Kaakkois-Suomen ilmailumuseoyhdistys ry. The museum has also been known as the Aviation Museum of South-Eastern Finland (Finnish: Kaakkois-Suomen ilmailumuseo).

The museum is housed in two covered halls and displays fighter aircraft and smaller objects from the Second World War and onwards.

Aircraft on display include:

In 2005 the museum also had a Hawker Hurricane (HC-452) on loan from the Aviation Museum of Central Finland.

Among the smaller objects on display is a radial engine from a Fokker C.X that sank in Lake Saimaa, engine and different parts from a Tupolev SB that went down in Ylämaa.

The museum is closed during winters.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Karelia Aviation Museum". 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2011. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Karelian Aviation Museum at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 61°02′27.5″N 028°08′27″E / 61.040972°N 28.14083°E / 61.040972; 28.14083