A quick view of the hangar with more bits being put back on the aeroplanes than taken off since the last update.
With the winter drawing ever closer, the flying season is has drawn to a close and so the engineers set about servicing the aircraft. Currently the Gladiator is in in a rather revealing mode with a chance to catch some interesting internal detail, elswhere the Hellcat and Wildcat now carry engine inhibited warnings. Among other happenings this week one of our …
Well you know what we mean. Line up on the ramp this morning ready for Shoreham
While we are sorting out todays pics and news – another of those turn the volume up to 11 videos:
What better way to spend a Thursday. Flights by the Hellcat, Nimrod and two from the P-51, which did an impressive display on return to Duxford.
The busy week continues: Yesterday the Bearcat returned from an extended break in France, the TF=51 has nearly completed engine tests after arriving on the G-register, the P-40F was out on line for an engine check while highlight of today was the Nimrod up for a test flight with Mr Goldspink.
Just in from the hangar floor and Miss Velma has her propeller attached, nearly ready for engine tests.
Nimrod mid service: Mustang Propellor: And Finally the Hellcat:
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.
Much happening today [Updated 18:22 The Boss has just landed after a flight in the Bearcat On the P-51 front Stewart Dawson checked out P-51C Princess Elizabeth and SteveO (see article in imminent Fighter Log) was in TF 51. P40 F – Steve H had a quick fly around and Dave Southwood strapped the P40-B on for a check flight. …