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The world's largest fighter collection in private hands

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The world's largest fighter collection in private hands

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And, no - it's not Paul Allen's collection (though all his fly)

https://www.popularmechanics.com/milita ... ollection/

In France and open to the public!

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Do you know I've actually been there?!

Funniest thing. I was driving past about 5 years ago and saw all these aircraft so stopped to look. Brilliant and totally nuts. Most of the aircraft's canopies are crazed and distorted unfortunately by the heat, and some of the aircraft are pretty knackered-looking. But wow.

He also has an amazing collection of Abarth racing cars in one of the stables and the top floor of the chateau has been given over to modellers who have filled it with thousands and thousands of mainly 1:72 aircraft. As you can imagine I was like a pig in the proverbial.

If you possibly can, go.

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