Getting ready for tomorrow

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First job was pulling what was needed out of the hangar, before getting fuel for what needed it. Patrice arrived in something that the Wildcat would probably want a word with, and Brian Smith had a quick blast in the Mustang just in case the Wildcat  didn’t have a firm enough word with  the Zero.

April Desktop

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This months desktop is Nick Grey preparing to lead the Mustangs at last years Legends.  A reminder it  will soon be Legends 2016 – don’t forgot it is advance ticket only, click HERE  to  purchase your  tickets from the Flying Legends website.

New Miss Velma film

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Our  colonial engineer  Lawrence was up  in Miss Velma  recently with his old super  8   cine  camera.  We put the results on our  Facebook  page but if  you  don’t do Facebook  here is  the  video:  

Happy New Year

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First engine run of 2016 after enqine maintenance . Fighter Collections TF-51 Miss Velma caught in a rare glimpse of sunny weather between showers at Duxford.

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 …

Hangar update for end of May

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This would usually   be  part of the  Online Fighter  Log update available to Friends of TFC- it answers a lot of “which aircraft was  where and when this week end” type questions so here you go: A busy weekend in May…. The Hawk75 and Gladiator made our first European outing of the 2015 season with Stephen and Patrice at the …