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Delta Flight Museum Spotlights Airline's Important History

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Considering we live in the state that houses the world's busiest airport -- it's easy to take air travel for granted. But the incredible story of Delta Airlines and aviation in general is getting a big spotlight at a newly re-opened museum.

The Delta Flight Museum is housed in Delta's two original maintenance hangers, which date back to the 1940s. As one of just two public museums dedicated to a U.S. airline, the facility tells the story of the company through original aircraft, including the Spirit of Delta Boeing 767 and the Waco 125 (which is the oldest in the collection, dating from 1929). The museum also includes a Convair 880 cockpit, vintage uniforms, and a simulator.

Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken buckled up and prepared for take-off -- checking out the museum's new features. Click the videos above to take a look!

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