Here’s a quick photo of the run up!
Friends News: We have added a few more “previously operated” aircraft to the aircraft menu – this one could be quite a long task! Also added P-40C page.
Today the Hellcat was up and about twice in the hands of Alan Wade, who put on a display on return to Duxford – Chance to show off the Hellcats new windows!
The Gladiator left Duxford this afternoon for Sywell, in order to display at the (sold out) airshow tomorrow.
Caught today on a brief escape from the hangar the Hellcat during a wing lock check with Bob and Roy in control.
A wet day gave us a chance today to look around the hangar with a few pictures added. The MK 14 is just waiting for a break in the usual British summer weather for an opportunity for a test flight following it’s rebuild. The new P-40C is revealing some interesting detail during it’s inspection. P-40F shows the difference between the early …
Flying Legends Vol 1 This unique collector’s item contains 29 characterised images of past and present Legendary figures who have been, and are, closely associated to The Fighter Collection. This is a limited edition run of 300 copies which have been signed and numbered by the artist. More information and details of how to order one of these collectors items: …
Dates for Flying Legends 2015 Flying Legends is on 11th and 12th July 2015 More information about aircraft at Flying Legends 2014 click HERE
Was this really a week ago? While you enjoy this we are just catching up on the orders for Friends merchandise. We have a couple of items out of stock (Blue Flying Legends Caps and FofTFC Caps). Most in stock orders will be despatched on Monday.
So Saturdays display draws to a close, the supporters leave, the party starts but there is work to be done, no time for a party. The P40-C has an engine fault that cuts the display short -the team have work to do… The Gladiator exhaust ring requires attention before it can fly again- and then there is the P-40F prop, …