A Busy Sunday

camera spitfire-mkV, TFC, Volunteers, Wildcat

Today was partly spent  playing  Hangar  Drafts where  Martin decides we need the aircraft at the back  of the  hangar moved to  the  front.  In over  20 years of    moving aircraft at TFC  no one  has yet devised a simple  solution.  Anyway  having moved some of the  aircraft outside we thought it might be a  good  idea to  fly a …

Another postcard from our man at Chino

J G news, people, Volunteers

Morning, Here are a few images from today. The Bremont Horsemen flew their superb routine twice today, once in P-51D Mustangs and then in F-86 Sabres to close the show. (That is  the  last time  you are  sneaking jet  pictures into the  diary – Ed)   An image of me in front of an old friend, and before you ask …

More from Chino

J G mustang, P-47, spitfire, Volunteers

JBS  has sent another   postcard from Chino Snafu and a couple of new friends.  ‘New meets Old’, a nice comparison of the F-22 Raptor and a T-6 Texan. Stevo Hinton in good form refueling the Commemorative Air Force Spitfire earlier today. And a lovely shot of P-51B ‘Boise Bee’ in the early evening orange light just before Stevo takes …

Message from America

J G P-47, Volunteers

One of   the TFC volunteers , JBS,  is   getting some  practice in for Flying Legends aircraft  handling  by helping out at  Chino this week end.  He should  be along  later with a  few  notes .  In the  mean time  he thought we would like a few pictures including one of an old  friend, I think it is the  sunshine  he …

P 40B action

J G P40B, Volunteers

With the TFC engineers fully occupied on the current fleet, the Sunday TFC volunteer team under Martins guidance have started to prepare the P 40B for the export team. Many thanks to Harry and Rob for the photos. [slideshow_deploy id=’2592′]