Archive for novembre 2016

Meridiana MD-82 I-SMEL will be preserved at Volandia Museum

Yesterday 14th November, Meridiana MD-82 I-SMEL was ferried to Milan Malpensa to be preserved at Volandia Museum – Flight IG7031 Olbia-Milan was the last one after 32 years and 56,000 hours of service

McDonnell Douglas MD-82 – Milan Malpensa, September 2015

Meridiana MD-82 I-SMEL (cn 49247/1151) landing on runway 35R at Milan Malpensa, September 2015 – The aircraft in the picture was the first of this type to be delivered to Alisarda (then Meridiana) in 1984 – © MXPhotos

McDonnell Douglas MD-82 – Milan Malpensa, December 2016

Meridiana MD-82 I-SMEL (cn 49247/1151) parked engineless at stand 393 at Milan Malpensa, December 2016 – © MXPhotos

Volandia Museum is located next to Milan Malpensa Airport; the Park and Museum area has several zones, both indoor and outdoor, such as flight simulators, planetarium, aircraft models, Ogliari Museum (collection of ground transport), Piazzai models (exhibition of the Piazzai Collection, with over 1200 models that illustrate the history of world aviation, from the pioneers to space conquest), library, movies, bar, restaurant and a Volandia Store.