Santos Dumont Square
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The Municipality of Araçariguama is rich in landscapes and tourist attractions, being a great attraction the Santos Dumont Square!
Built in 2006 in honor of the Father of Aviation, on the occasion of the commemoration of the centennial of the 14 Bis flight, Santos Dumont Square houses a collection of large sculptures by artist Lúcio Bittencourt, including a miniature replica of the Eiffel Tower and the famous airplane. In total there are more than 20 sculptures that give a special touch to the place.

Made in England in 1958 by the company Vickers Armstrong Inc. and named Vickers Viscount, the aircraft even carried the Queen of England before being bought by Vasp. In Brazil he flew as a reserve plane of the Presidency of the Republic, arriving at several times transporting President Juscelino Kubitscheck de Oliveira, especially during his travels during the construction of Brasilia, serving until the end of his term of office on 01/31/1961. The aircraft remained in service at the service of the air force until 1969.

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