Finnish mystery aircraft at Vaanta aircraft museum
At the Finnish aviation museum near Vaanta airport, just outside Helsinki, Finland, you may find all sorts of aircraft. Lots of Soviet bloc stuff like MiG fighters, Mil helicopters, beautiful biplanes, smooth gliders and relics from the WW 2. There is even a beautifully restored Convair Metropolitan airliner in the main hangar. And a Polikarpov I-16 UTI two seat trainer, what a gem! Out of around 70-80 aircraft you would probably be able to tell most of their names, or at least have an idea of origin or so. Piece of cake. And then there is this contraption… When I saw it I was totally struck by its appearance, like it was from another solar system…or not. Now, can the brains of iModeler come up with some reasonable, ehem, explanation of what it is!? No clue from web page though http://ilmailumuseo.fi/en/
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