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For the first time in its 29-year history the Georgia Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, GA, is having to take a step backwards, and is cutting 32 aircraft from its inventory. Some will be moved to other museums or put into storage, but others, among them a cold war iconic B-52 Stratofortress, will be scrapped.
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Used by ATC when prompt compliance is required to avoid the development of an imminent situation. Expedite climb/descent normally indicates to a pilot that the approximate best rate of climb/descent should be used without requiring an exceptional change in aircraft handling characteristics.
“We’ve only been growing since we started. This is really the first time we’ve had to make real decisions on downsizing the collection to preserve quality versus quantity.”
Source: Museum Director Ken Emery, in comments made with the announcement that the Georgia Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, GA, is having to take a step backwards, and is cutting 32 aircraft from its inventory. Some will be moved to other museums or put into storage, but others, among them a cold war iconic B-52 Stratofortress, will be scrapped.