9 FEBRUARY 2015
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A LEGO brick in truth
A Flybe plane has been brought to life in LEGO bricks at Southampton Airport.
Bright Bricks, the UK-based professional LEGO building company, in collaboration with Hampshire Cultural Trust’s Milestones Living History Museum and Southampton Airport, used over 15,000 bricks to build a model of Flybe’s iconic Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 aircraft in the airport’s passenger terminal, throughout the week.
The aircraft model was built at 1:20 scale, measuring approximately 1.8m long, with a wingspan of 1.4m.
The live build marks the introduction of Hampshire Cultural Trust’s latest exhibition, ‘Bricks in Motion: The history of transport in LEGO bricks’, which will take place between 25-26 February 25 at Milestones Museum, Basingstoke. www.hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk
Top row: Flybe crew; Front row (L-R): Louise Mackay, Commercial Activities Manager of Milestones Museum, Hampshire Cultural Trust; Ed Diment, Bright Bricks; Janet Owen, Chief Executive Officer of Hampshire Cultural Trust; Paul Willoughby, General Manager of UK Sales (South) at Flybe
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