Spitfire Mk-XIV G-SPIT had her engine refitted after a major overhaul last night:
After the reports from Chino over the week end (thanks JBS) we are back to the hangar at Duxford today. TFC Spitfire MK V EP120 has been out on the line for engine tests today While work is also continuing on the Mk XIV with reassembly of the Griffon engine well advanced. We will be providing more detail of the …
Flying Legends 2014 poster , you can almost hear the roar of Griffons:
As the first month of 2014 comes to an end work continues around the hangar. Since last week the Wildcat has come into the maintenance area. While the Corsair and Hellcat await parts before undergoing engine runs. The Spitfire mk XIV is well into the …
We were lucky enough to have a visit from Harry Measures and his camera today – as you can see in the slideshow below most of the aircraft are receiving some winter tlc at the moment.
Mk XIV Griffon engine removed today for winter maintenance: photo: Greg
Today’s update Spitfire Mk XIV had a successful flight this afternoon.
With somewhat challenging weather conditions Stu Goldspink airtested in the morning and then displayed (between “showers”) TFC Spitfire MkXIV. Due to weather no pictures this time.
Following on from our weekend record of engine runs here is the roar of the Griffon in the Mk XIV
Well, that isn’t strictly true. I was only there for twenty minutes – but the right twenty minutes as you can see: