Nimrod engine runns

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The Nimrod recently had the engine re-installed after a few tweaks. Today it was successfully run up in preparation for the coming air show season.Elsewhere in the hangar work continues on the P-40F and Sea Fury T-20 as well as the Mustang TF-51.

A fuller report will feature in the upcoming issue of Fighter Log

Sunday is pilot training day

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TFC Harvard is busy today as a number of the pilots are in for a training session. Note: it is not planned to fly any of the other aircraft today!


Edit second pic from the flight line this morning.

Facebook users may need to click back to TFC diary to view pictures. Ed

Legends information – Keep Calm and Picnic

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Flying Legends 2012  information bulletin:

We  start our  Flying Legends 2012  news  bulletins  with  some information to help you enjoy  your  visit:  Previously mentioned on our  Flying Legends information page, the Keep Calm and Picnic boxes are  now  fully launched, see poster  below.

They are pre-order only so please contact   here:  Email – / T 01223 497501

Collect on the day at Wing Co Joe’s Café from 11.00am.
Located between Air & Sea and Battle of Britain, opposite the control


Fighter Log Spring 2012

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A bit of a wet Sunday has allowed us to start finalising the latest Fighter Log ready for the printers.

Those of you who view the diary through the main website will be pleased to know we have sorted out the gremlins and the page is fully viewable within the website. We will be adding more features to the website over the coming weeks.

TFC Diary posts now update on TFC Facebook site

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We would obviously like to see you on the TFC diary pages but we know there are a lot of Friends of TFC followers on Facebook so; with a bit of fettling we are again able to link our diary posts to Facebook.

More later.

P-47 First Flight

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First photograph and video of P-47 “Snafu” test flight in preparation for Flying Legends 2012.