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
Bit more spring cleaning and we found this on a tape from a few years ago, we liked the noise it made – year anyone?
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
Mk XIV on tie down for a good New Year cobweb blowing out session. Greg leant out of the office window to get all arty with this great pic:
We are back after a break after Flying Legends. Work continues in the hangar with the Hellcat being moved into the service area along with the Wildcat. TFC volunteers were busy today cleaning the aircraft and engineering checks were being carried out on the Spitfire Mk XIV. Thanks to Fred for allowing us to catch
TFC P-40F up for a couple of Test flights and Stephen rattled the cobwebs out of the Mk XIV with a power on display in the afternoon.