News from the hangar

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Our chief engineer has  found a gap in his schedule to  update everyone on where we  are  with aeroplanes. “With the ‘Tea’ things washed up (giving away my northern roots here) it was time for a strong coffee and think about a hangar update……! This weekend has seen us busy completing the shakedown flights and test flying of the Curtiss …

Hangar update for end of May

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This would usually   be  part of the  Online Fighter  Log update available to Friends of TFC- it answers a lot of “which aircraft was  where and when this week end” type questions so here you go: A busy weekend in May…. The Hawk75 and Gladiator made our first European outing of the 2015 season with Stephen and Patrice at the …

Happy Birthday G-FGID!

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Well 70 years ago this week our Corsair rolled off the production line in Goodyear Aircraft Corporation’s factory in Akron, and was accepted by the US Navy shortly after.  We will be putting up and old article detailing the scheme she currently wears for Friends. Here she is basking in the sun earlier today: Here is a photo of it in a previous scheme: …