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Heinkel 115 salvage

Article about: The wine bottle is superb-it even still has it's opener attached! Nice!

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    The wine bottle is superb-it even still has it's opener attached! Nice!
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

  2. #22

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    Quote by Wagriff View Post
    The wine bottle is superb-it even still has it's opener attached! Nice!
    Brandy, for 'medicinal purposes only' is my bet! I wonder if it's Asbach???

    EDIT: Just noticed the label, it is Asbach!!
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Now There's a dilemma for you....to Open..or Not to open....lol Wow...what a temptation!
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    To open the bottle is not an option
    It is going to be displayed at the sola aircraft museum.
    but here is another piece from the liferaft
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    it looks like a R patrone.
    McGyver

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    we even tested one of the hydrogen generators for the antenna baloons.
    stil working after 70 years :-)
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    must be German quality.
    McGyver

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    More recent video of the salvage and ongoing preservation work.


    HEINKEL HE 115 (8L+FH) RAISED on Vimeo
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Wow, stored for 2-3 YEARS in fresh water to remove the salt?

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