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!
As promised here are some photos of todays action:
Busy day at Duxford today in the build up for Flying Legends! Some more photos of the P-40C: And an arty shot of the P-40C engine… And the Corsair getting a clean:
Nimrod mid service: Mustang Propellor: And Finally the Hellcat:
Corsair successfully fires up for first time in a while: and then back to the hangar for a few tweaks and checks. We’ll have our video round up of the week later on today.
Friday the 30th May and the Fighter Collection had one of those busy days.
In the 7 days leading up to the IWM air display at the end of May TFC were “busy”. Despite this they managed to grab a few clips of video. We were also lucky enough to catch the TFC Hellcat (thanks to Pete C from veao who were setting up the Flight Sim stuff in the hangar at the time …
Many thanks to everyone at TFC who kept us up to date on this important flight while being extremely busy.
After the reports from Chino over the week end (thanks JBS) we are back to the hangar at Duxford today. TFC Spitfire MK V EP120 has been out on the line for engine tests today While work is also continuing on the Mk XIV with reassembly of the Griffon engine well advanced. We will be providing more detail of the …
With summer fast approaching Friends of TFC have helped the engineers by replacing one of the oldest and most important pieces of equipment in the inventory. Never really on show to the public but an essential part of the engineers toolkit. You guessed it, a replacement Fridge. No more doubtful smelling milk, soggy butter or unidentified green stuff lurking …