That was the plan anyway -Hellcat has just been out onto airfield and then the rains came….and no that doesn’t mean it will be flying at the display this week end! Martyn C caught these pictures just before the weather changed Spitfire Mk Vb and Hawk 75 have also been out for engine run ups, pictures may well follow. …
Michel Gerard caught up our Hawk 75 over La Ferte Alais with his camera in the back seat of P-51 Mustang Nooky Booky – he kindly sent us a (rather short) video clip to enjoy:
More pictures from Patrice. The Hawk from departure at Duxford, on display at the show yesterday and then tucked up at La Ferte Alaise seen along with the Baptiste family.
Pictures of Hawk 75 at Le Touquet yesterday and safely tucked up in hangar last night – photos with thanks to Patrice
Update on Hawk – By 13:08 Duxford time Pilot and Hawk were at Le Touquet and both are now at their final destination ready for this: Le Carrefour de l’Air.
From the flight line – Patrice readies for the flight to France in the Hawk 75 this morning after a local check flight:
On a somewhat Arctic Sunday a few volunteers and TFC staff were in at Hangar number 2, at the same time we were able to catch up on the latest news on aircraft in the hangar from Martin. First is that the Hawk successfully completed an air test in preparation for a flight to La Breguet towards the end of …
Sorry no pictures but reports from the hangar say that the Hawk 75 had a successful test flight just after lunch today. However we have got a picture of the P-47 having engine runs
A busy week with Hawk engine runs yesterday and now Wildcat being weighed. Else where in the hangar work has commenced on the Mk XIV annual checks: Here are some of our new recruits hard at work:
Well you spend a few weeks planning something for the website and then the weather doesn’t play ball. We promised something for today so please watch the video for an update on aeroplanes and news about our brand new Friends of TFC clothing – more on this later. We are also glad to say our latest Fighter Log has escaped …