Posts made in October, 2011

October Weekend Work

Posted on Oct 24, 2011 in Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

We had a couple of days working on G-ARPO at the North East Aircraft Museum over this weekend. Tony, Dave, Neil and Matt spent time working on the forward passenger cabin, removing some unnecessary parts, clearing the old insulation from the windows and walls, and giving it all a good spring clean. Neil started work cleaning and painting the cockpit behind all of the instruments. It had gotten quite dusty in there!  In the near future we need to move the fuselage out of the museum car park onto the grass area in front of the Vulcan. Please help us achieve this by donating whatever you...

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Marketing deal with Wright Angle Design

Posted on Oct 7, 2011 in Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

We’re pleased to announce a new deal with Wright Angle Design, a top marketing agency, to produce all of our promotional and marketing requirements for the Save The Trident project. First up, we’ve put together a new flyer which will be available soon from the museum and various other places. They’re also going to be working on our website and information board at the aircraft. I think you’ll notice the changes because Wright Angle are so good at what they do. We can’t thank them enough for their sponsored help. Wright Angle Design provides a wide range of...

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Landing gear strengthened, cabin cleaned

Posted on Oct 1, 2011 in Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

More progress is being made on G-ARPO at the museum. Over the past couple of days, KD Flavell Welding came up to help us strengthen the top of one main landing gear struts as it was showing signs of weakening under the weight of the aircraft. This is unfortunately a side effect of where we had to cut the wing off. Nevertheless, Flavell stepped up to the task and have inserted a strong steel plate to give it more than enough strength. They also did a bit more work around the place. We thank them for this sponsorship and their help. Again, HSS Hire helped us out with the hire of the generator,...

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