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Photo Essay: Relocated Albatross

Airmen tighten straps to the landing gear of a SA-16 Albatross seaplane being removed, refurbished and relocated at Warfield Air National Guard Base in Baltimore, Md. on May 19, 2012. About 15 Airmen moved the static display air plane from near the end of the runway where it had been displayed for about 30 years. After the plane is refurbished it will be moved to its new position at a new gate at Lynbrook Road. The plane type flew with the Maryland Air National Guard from 1955 to 1971. (National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Hughes)

Airmen tighten straps to the landing gear of a SA-16 Albatross seaplane being removed, refurbished and relocated at Warfield Air National Guard Base in Baltimore, Md. on May 19, 2012. About 15 Airmen moved the static display air plane from near the end of the runway where it had been displayed for about 30 years. After the plane is refurbished it will be moved to its new position at a new gate at Lynbrook Road. The plane type flew with the Maryland Air National Guard from 1955 to 1971. (National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Hughes)

Baltimore -- A SA-16 Albatross seaplane is being removed, refurbished and relocated at Warfield Air National Guard Base in Baltimore, Md. Approximately 15 Airmen moved the static display airplane from the end of the runway where it had been displayed for nearly 30 years. After the plane is refurbished it will be moved to its new position at a new gate at Lynbrook Road. The plane type flew with the Maryland Air National Guard from 1955 to 1971. View Slideshow