This photo was taken at a very tiny air museum that is the last remaining legacy of the infamous Longhua Airport that used to be the only airfield in Shanghai. The gates were locked but the security guards allowed me in to take a few shots from the outside; however, they seemed to get paranoid and asked me to leave because I took a few too many pictures of the vintage airplane. I was just looking for an interesting angle, but they must have been nervous about state secrets…. Does anyone know anything about this little air museum? My dad is a big vintage aircraft buff so would love to take him there next time they come to Shanghai.
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