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RED BULL HANGAR 7

Hangar 7 at Salzburg Airport is by no means a normal hangar; it is one of Salzburg′s contemporary top-attractions. A private airport hangar owned by the founder of the energy drink company “Red Bull”, Dietrich Mateschitz.  It was built for hosting his private aeroplane collection.   The display consists of a growing number of small, not so small and some large historic and contemporary planes, helicopters and several vehicles such as Red Bull racing cars. A formerly used hangar did not provide sufficient space for the unique collection and the Red Bull hanger was finally opened in 2003. The building is airfoil shaped, constructed of 1,200 tons of steel and 75,000 sqft of glass surface.   Every piece of glass was individually custom made in China and no one is exactly the same shape as any other in the dome.  In total there are 1 754 pieces of glass with a total weight of… Read more >

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