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Museum committee eyes floor plans, renderings

By Ty Johnson
Published in News on June 7, 2012 1:46 PM

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The proposed view of the city's Air Force Museum from the south, as rendered by Verner Johnson, the consultant firm hired for the planning of the museum. The drive-thru of the former bank building would be converted into the museum's main entrance.

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Lou Sirianni, left, of Verner Johnson, manipulates pieces of paper representing museum features on a floor plan while Tricia Cook, standing, also with Verner Johnson, and Assistant City Manager Tasha Logan look on. The layout is of the city of Goldsboro's building at 2406 E. Ash St. that has been proposed to house an Air Force museum.

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The first-floor floor plan being considered by attendees of the community forums includes quarter-sized models of what's being billed as the Heritage Squadron -- a collection of each plane flown by the 4th Fighter Wing in its history. In the northeast corner of the building, a two-person flight simulator is planned, while the history of the 4th Fighter Wing would be chronicled upstairs.

Jimmie Edmundson lifts the curtain and peers out through what was once a drive-thru bank teller window. It's the first time the chairman of the Air Force Museum Citizen's Committee has been in the city's building at 2406 E....

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