I forgot to add the other Brooklands pics

Of course, I could claim I was kinja’d but it was all me.

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The business-end of the wind tunnel inside the Stratosphere Chamber
The business-end of the wind tunnel inside the Stratosphere Chamber
Banking
Banking
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VC10 tail
VC10 tail
I believe these are some old cars
I believe these are some old cars
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An Aston Martin. Vroom vroom!
An Aston Martin. Vroom vroom!
An important button in the Stratosphere Chamber control room (no, I’m not going to put any of these in a logical order)
An important button in the Stratosphere Chamber control room (no, I’m not going to put any of these in a logical order)
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Early remote engine start
Early remote engine start
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This spot is now taken by the 1963 Lola Mk6 (I don’t know what this is)
This spot is now taken by the 1963 Lola Mk6 (I don’t know what this is)
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Bikes
Bikes
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Leaky bikes
Leaky bikes
Remember all this stuff used to be cutting edge
Remember all this stuff used to be cutting edge
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There’s even a Raleigh Bicycle section. Yes, that’s actual gold. I had the 5-speed non-gold version.
There’s even a Raleigh Bicycle section. Yes, that’s actual gold. I had the 5-speed non-gold version.
THE FUTURE OF BICYCLES! WZZZT! BZZZT! It was awful
THE FUTURE OF BICYCLES! WZZZT! BZZZT! It was awful
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Six wheels on my wagon and I’m still rollin’ along.
Six wheels on my wagon and I’m still rollin’ along.
A Jet Provost, I used to be able spout all the stats you’d want about RAF aircraft. Can’t remember any of it now.
A Jet Provost, I used to be able spout all the stats you’d want about RAF aircraft. Can’t remember any of it now.
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I’m not sure what this depicts. Possibly all aircraft that Vickers lent a hand in developing, but some of them are Hawker designs (e.g. The hawker P.1214, that’s the x-winged thing). I don’t know enough about the 60s-70s interrelationships of UK aerospace companies to say. I really should’ve taken notes.
I’m not sure what this depicts. Possibly all aircraft that Vickers lent a hand in developing, but some of them are Hawker designs (e.g. The hawker P.1214, that’s the x-winged thing). I don’t know enough about the 60s-70s interrelationships of UK aerospace companies to say. I really should’ve taken notes.

That’s enough, bored now

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