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Waterbird shares offered

People are being given the chance to join a £160,000 mission to recreate the 'Waterbird'- Britain's first successful seaplane.

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Waterbird shares available from £3

The price range for some of the parts available Credit: ITV News Border

People are being offered the chance to adopt part of the replica of Britain's first successful seaplane.

The Waterbird made its first flight from Windermere 102 years ago today.

A group of enthusiasts want to recreate the flight and are trying to raise £160,000 to finish the replica of the plane.

Waterbird Credit: ITV News Border

Shares cost from £3 to £500 each.

They are being sold off at the Old England Hotel in Windermere between 5.30pm and 7.30 pm tonight.

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