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 …

Gladiator and Nimrod out in the sun

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View at Duxford this  morning with  the Fighter Collection Hawker  Nimrod and Glostor  Gladiator outside  awaiting their  pilots for a display at Old Warden  this afternoon. Update, 13:30 weather conditions  mean  flights will not take place.  

More first flights of the year

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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.

Todays flying – Nimrod

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More news from today, the weather was right and we had a pilot in the name of Stu Goldspink so the Nimrod was up and about for a practice flight.