Wishing all our Friends and followers seasons greetings. Click on any image below to view the gallery We will be doing a few updates to the website over the Christmas break including a transfer to a new server. We may briefly be off air for a short period of time but we will be right back!
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 …
We ran the moving picture cameras while the aeroplanes ventured into the sunlight on Sunday and caught a few engine runs (we have cheated and included the Kestrel engine in the Nimrod from earlier in the week as well as), Spitfire and Wildcat but we didn’t think that would be a problem.
Well it’s this time of year where we start getting things out of the hangar, so here’s a shot to reflect that as this months desktop, don’t forget to mark up the weekend of the 23rd and 24th!
A quick view of the hangar with more bits being put back on the aeroplanes than taken off since the last update.
With the winter drawing ever closer, the flying season is has drawn to a close and so the engineers set about servicing the aircraft. Currently the Gladiator is in in a rather revealing mode with a chance to catch some interesting internal detail, elswhere the Hellcat and Wildcat now carry engine inhibited warnings. Among other happenings this week one of our …
On Thursday we had a visitor to the hangar. John Cronin was a Fleet Air Arm pilot in 1945, completed his flying training on the Cornell and Harvard before going on to the Martlet (Wildcat) He managed eight deck landings on an aircraft carrier with a collapsed oleo “on the wrong side” which made the take-off swing even worse than …
Our photo report on TFC at the show on Saturday and Sunday, others will have pictures on the internet of Lancasters, a 727 and other assorted goodies. A much busier day for us on the stand and VEAO in the hangar. Video of our planes in action will be along later:
Well you know what we mean. Line up on the ramp this morning ready for Shoreham