Trident Move Complete!

Over the past two days we have managed to reach a major milestone in the project to save Trident 1C G-ARPO. We have now moved the entire aircraft to the North East Aircraft Museum. Yesterday, we managed to move the starboard wing and the horizontal stabiliser. Today, the port wing and tail fin were moved, along with the remaining bits and pieces that had been removed (flaps,...
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Thanks to our sponsors – MSD Cranes and JDPL

We wanted to take this opportunity to thank JDPL and MSD Cranes for their help so far, particularly with the move of our aircraft up to Sunderland. MSD have provided all of the equipment we need in terms of cranes, and have also provided us with workmen to help with the project to date. Their great prices and sponsorship has been invaluable. Colin Best at JDPL has been an...
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Video of G-ARPO arriving at Sunderland

Rik Taylor took this video of G-ARPO arriving at the North East Aircraft Museum in Sunderland on 31st July. You can see how delicate the operation was, and how we had to get the landing gear lowered and wheels reattached before it could sit safely on its own. Click the link below to view the video: Trident Moved to the North East Aircraft Museum
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Move to Sunderland in pictures

The move of Trident G-ARPO up to the North East Aircraft Museum at Sunderland went like a dream. Over two days, we were helped by lots of great people and companies, including (in no particular order): MSD Cranes, JDPL, Serco for their co-operation, Give Svaergods and JParr (Mboro). Also a big thanks to Northumbria Police for arranging the escort team (Cleveland and Durham P...
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