Plane in a park--Quito discussion
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Plane in a park--Quito
Have no idea what kind aircraft this is.--Ecuador
My guess is a b29 on display
Plane in a park
Don't think B29. Wingspan 20 feet to short, maybe DC6 @123' 5"??
It has been there for a while
It has been there for a while as the graffiti and some apparently missing pieces indicate. I remember seeing it, but never paid much attention until now. I had to move back up north a few years ago and leave the land of "Eternal Springtime"
La Carolina Park is a very popular place. On weekends the basketball, tennis courts, football/soccer fields, that you can seen next to the plane, are usually full. At the southern end, there is a skateboarding pit next to the paddling pond.
At the intersection of the boulevards, are a couple fairly large shopping malls and several smaller ones. And, if you are tired and hungry from the exercise in the park, follow the direction the plane is pointing to a very nice MacDonald's up there on the corner, in the red brick area by the mall.
My advise, take a tour with Google Earth and then go do it at ground level.