The week after Legends

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Hangar Talk I can only liken the feeling in the week following Flying Legends to climbing the steepest and highest mountain; (months in the planning and weeks in the execution) only to throw yourself off at the top once you reach the summit, such is the anti-climax post FL. This years FL brought us some extra challenges that we took …

The Fighter Collection in May 2016 -The Corsair

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Our  Corsair at  the  Duxford  May  Airshow this weekend,  first in a series of  slideshows of Fighter Collection aircraft  at the  show.   [slideshow_deploy id=’15688′]   The Corsair is  planned to be  displaying at  Flying Legends  2016 – there is  still  time  to  book  your  tickets  online  HERE

August News and Wallpaper Downloads

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Nearly a  month  since  Flying Legends 2015 , this months wallpaper  is something unique to Flying Legends 2015 , our Hawk 75 & P-36C tucked in close! Elsewhere we are   getting back  to  normal, whatever that is! The online shop is  back after  a break for  Flying Legends and stocktaking.  A change we  have  made for  Friends of  TFC, if …

Another Sunny Day in July

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‘Hot off the press’ – CAA Surveyor has issued the full Permit to Fly for G-CIIO which now makes it officially the one and only certified P-40C in Europe….. Grateful thanks to Mike and Neil (and all at GA Unit), not forgetting Dave and John at ACRO Aeronautical Services for making this possible. Oh and  we  flew a few aircraft …

News from the hangar

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Our chief engineer has  found a gap in his schedule to  update everyone on where we  are  with aeroplanes. “With the ‘Tea’ things washed up (giving away my northern roots here) it was time for a strong coffee and think about a hangar update……! This weekend has seen us busy completing the shakedown flights and test flying of the Curtiss …

A rather special film

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As you would expect we receive  a lot of brilliant photos and videos and often we share these on our diary  page.  Today we received something extra special.  It is  on YouTube and was  made last week  at Flying Legends:  Thanks to s Jesper Rådegård from Sweden.   Enjoy. We have also made available  a link to our  photos  for …