September Airshow News

admin Fighter Log, Friends of TFC, Grumman Bearcat

Quite a  bit to  tell  you today.   As well as  the  aircraft  displaying at the  weekend which currently include the Bearcat (see her  below, caught on camera  by  Martyn C.  yesterday  when  Stu Goldspink  arrived back  from a familiarisation flight) We will have  both the  Friends of TFC stall and DCS in the hangar.  As  it isn’t   Flying Legends …

Tuesday 9th July Bearcat

admin flying-legends, Grumman Bearcat

So as the air cooled this evening Stephen took the Bearcat up for one of his “special” displays. As usual we all failed to catch the ‘cat in the viewfinder while it was in the air. Imagine instead as you look at the following pictures, imagine the smell of hot oil, the click of contracting metal as the exhaust system …

Aeroplane news

admin Grumman Bearcat, Kittyhawk P40-F, spitfire-mkV

Friday and both Bearcat  and Gladiator have successful test  flights today at the  hands of PK. Picture  below  caught the P40-F and Spitfire  Mk Vb out  for engine  runs, possibly  more  important is that  sky!  

Sizzling Sunday at Duxford

foftfc Grumman Bearcat, P40B

A few tech. challenges but a great show today with the bonus of TFC aircraft returning from a successful Victory show at Cosby A few snaps from today, Friends of TFC can see a short video of action with the P-40-B and Bearcat on the FofTFC Members pages – HERE

The story so far

foftfc corsair, Grumman Bearcat

Bearcat and Corsair have been up for a practice and I am informed that the pilots currently enjoying an ice cream or two! Pictures of aeroplanes later but not the ice creams.