So you want to fly a Mustang ?

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Don’t we  all! The team from virtual-aerobatics.com    will  be  on hand  over the week end in Hangar 2 at  Duxford to provide demonstrations and “have a go”  sessions on DCS  Flight  Simulation software including the P-51 , all in view of   TF-51,  Miss Velma. So why  not try  your  hand or  have a  go with the  BAE Hawk and …

Flying Legends 2014 News

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FLYING LEGENDS 2014 A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME….   The Fighter Collection are delighted to announce initial Participants for Flying Legends 2014   In the forthcoming weeks we will be updating this list as aircraft are confirmed. In the meantime we hope you are pleased to hear that the following will be displaying over the weekend of 12th and …

Engine Runs

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Aeroplanes  are proving more reliable than our web server at present.  We had  hoped to  bring some real  time updates but suffice to say the  Bearcat/Wildcat and Harvard all had engine runs today.  Sorry no pictures today as  photographer had the day off!

Back to aeroplanes then

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Today we  had a  visit from Chip Hailey.  the son of 1st Lt David R Hailey who was part of the 338th FS, 55th FG who flew P-38’s and then converted to the P-51.  Lt David R Hailey flew as wingman to Capt Frank Birtciel, who flew the original Miss Velma.  Chip  had  some  fantastic  stories and memories.  He is   holding …

View from a B25

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This is the short version, en route to Switzerland in 1993, full version available to Friends of TFC click here: Let us know if you like this and we’ll try and find some more unseen vintage video for the week-end