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Wartime fighter plane lands in Košice's Museum of Aviation

THE MUSEUM of Aviation managed by the Slovak Technical Museum in Košice acquired a new exhibit at the end of October: a historical fighter plane Messerchmitt Bf 109G-10, one of the most famous planes of World War II.

Thenewacquisition, a Messerchmitt Bf 109G-10.Thenewacquisition, a Messerchmitt Bf 109G-10. (Source: TASR)

THE MUSEUM of Aviation managed by the Slovak Technical Museum in Košice acquired a new exhibit at the end of October: a historical fighter plane Messerchmitt Bf 109G-10, one of the most famous planes of World War II.

The museum opened in August 2003. Situated on the premises of Košice’s international airport, it houses older aviation technology, including a collection of aircraft engines, navigation instruments and a collection of original aircraft, consisting mainly of warplanes.

Twenty-four historical aircraft engines are in its permanent exhibition.

The museum is currently closed for the winter season and will reopen at the beginning of May.

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