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Restored WWII Dakota

The Yorkshire Air Museum fires the engines of a restored WWII Douglas Dakota for the first time.

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Dakota's engines fired up for first time in public

The Yorkshire Air Museum's Dakota being tested Credit: ITV Calendar

The Yorkshire Air Museum in York has successfully tested both engines of its World War Two Dakota plane in public for the first time. The plane has been restored and repainted over the past 12 years. Each engine was tested in isolation but despite last minute tweaks would not start simultaneously.

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