Final Preparations part 2

Before we move G-ARPO, we wanted to patch up two cracks in the wing stubs that appeared when we removed the wings. So members of the team met at the site today to carry out this work, which will strengthen the aircraft for the move to Sunderland. Flavell Welding came across to help us do this work, and were very experienced and helpful in their approach to the work. We also ...
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Final preparations

We met at G-ARPO today to spend some time preparing the aircraft for its move. In order to fit on the trailer for the move up to Sunderland, we needed to retract the landing and nose gear legs. Tridents have unusual wheel configurations, with the main landing gear rotating as they retract, and the nose gear leg retracting sideways rather than forwards. We were pleased to see...
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