Our colonial engineer Lawrence was up in Miss Velma recently with his old super 8 cine camera. We put the results on our Facebook page but if you don’t do Facebook here is the video:
First engine run of 2016 after enqine maintenance . Fighter Collections TF-51 Miss Velma caught in a rare glimpse of sunny weather between showers at Duxford.
We have a catch up from last week still to post but here we go with today’s activities: The XIV was out for a spin for a display today, with the usual suspects in to help.
With all our efforts for the last few months focused on a certain weekend in July (Flying Legends) the morning after is somewhat of an anticlimax and leaves one thinking what on earth do we do now …..? Well the first thing to do is to thank everybody for their time and contribution (our volunteers not only give up their …
Martyn decided he wanted to go to Holland at the end of May. As luck would have it our Mustang and Corsair were going that way.
We are grateful for contributions from our Friends in France, John Fox and Fred of FBD Studio for these contributions both on the ground (featuring a rather shy and retiring TFC engineer ) and in the air with Nick proving anything a Spitfire can do the Gladiator can too! Just to say both are now back at Duxford after their …
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.
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: