and all thanks to Girl Guides

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Remember that old Lancaster bomber
that used to be on display near the CNE?

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It was recently disassembled and moved here, to the Toronto Aerospace Museum in Downsview, for a piece-by-piece restoration which will take several years.

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And why do I bring this up? Because this week I accompanied Emma-Claire (seen here at far right) on a Girl Guide field trip to said Museum, which is actually kinda cool.

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A highlight is this full-scale, very detailed, and very impressive replica of the ill-fated Avro Arrow, which was just unveiled a month ago.

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I think brother Brian would enjoy this place.

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You get to play pilot in a nearby room.
The controls look very intimidating…

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…but the resemblance to Tom Cruise is startling.

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