Was this really a week ago? While you enjoy this we are just catching up on the orders for Friends merchandise. We have a couple of items out of stock (Blue Flying Legends Caps and FofTFC Caps). Most in stock orders will be despatched on Monday.
So Saturdays display draws to a close, the supporters leave, the party starts but there is work to be done, no time for a party. The P40-C has an engine fault that cuts the display short -the team have work to do… The Gladiator exhaust ring requires attention before it can fly again- and then there is the P-40F prop, …
Well that was a great weekend , meeting friends old and new. We hope you enjoyed the Flying Legends experience! We will be back after a short break. Message for friends -we are sorting out orders and new subscriptions but we might be a little while bear wth us.
This morning, the clouds broke in time for a stunning display. Below are some of the highlights with more photos to follow next week. It was also good to meet old and new FoTFC! And Finally how much can you fit in a Mustang? Hope to see you tomorrow!
Flying Legends 2014 is now underway, with the Flightline Walk having opened at 0900. Remember the Flightline Walk is free to FoTFC so come and join us today! We have one stand near the control tower and an enclosure opposite the American Air Museum.
Today, amongst other things the Peashooter and P-40C had their test flights and the Super Constellation arrived.
Friends of TFC please click HERE for important information about Friends of TFC Enclosure and Sales tent. General access to Flightline Walk: Price held for another year at £5:00, Wheelchair users and those with a carer (if appropriate) free access, children under 14 – free). Times for access as advertised on the day.
As promised here are some photos of todays action:
It was a little bit too breezy for much flying but still some excitement with the the P-26 and Spitfire Mk XIV both having engine runs. Elsewhere in the hangar general checks and maintenance after the early part of the weeks flying activity. Pictures later.
Lots of brilliant photo reports around the internet. In brief a busy day for the team at TFC with test flights and display practices from the Hellcat, Bearcat Gladiator and notably Corsair (first time in the air since 2012) as well as other display participants. The P-40C had engine runs to whet the appetite. To add to the splendid photos …