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admin corsair, flying-legends, Grumman Bearcat, Hellcat, P-47, Wildcat

So we are sitting in the excellent Duxford Aviation Society volunteers cafe last Sunday and long term TFC volunteer Gareth passes me a DVD and says “thought you might be interested guv”. Too right! This is part 1. “Friends of TFC” will be able to watch the “air to air” stuff in part 2 later this week. Roll on Flying …

February 9th update

admin Gladiator, Hawker Sea Fury, Spitfire Mk1, Volunteers, Wildcat

Looking around the  hangar and  the winter maintenance continues, if you think you  might like to  volunteer with the  Fighter Collection we  will have an announcement of interest  soon: Volunteers cleaning Sea Fury parts   Wildcat Engine   Gladiator Engine   Sea Fury Spitfire Mk 1

Last week of January 2014

admin corsair, spitfire-mkXIV, TFC - engineering, Wildcat

As the  first  month of  2014 comes to an end work  continues around the  hangar.  Since last  week the  Wildcat  has  come into the  maintenance area.                               While the  Corsair and Hellcat await  parts  before undergoing engine  runs. The  Spitfire mk XIV is well into  the  …

Duxford Autumn Display

admin hawk, P40B, Wildcat

A day of great changes, at one stage the Wildcat didn’t know whether it was an inside or outside day. Eventually the sun shone through and the aircraft emerged for some great flying in the afternoon

Exclusive Video – Wildcat in the Air

admin flying-legends, Wildcat

While the temperature was a very humid 27 degrees today. Roy was demonstrating what happens to naughty engineers at TFC – they have to handcrank the undercarriage on the Wildcat for retraction tests. Just remember pilots do this while taking off! Thanks again to Greg who caught the Wildcat “in the air” today. In other news, further flight tests are …

Wildcat Flies

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Monday 17th June, pm Wildcat has a successful test flight – thanks to Greg for the pic