When G-ARPO’s engine exploded!

We recently spoke to another former pilot of our Trident 1C, John Preston, who recounted the story of the only emergency in his flying career which actually took place on G-ARPO. As part of the crew preparing to fly the aircraft back to London from Rome on 1st October, 1970, upon commencing their take-off run the number 1 engine suddenly exploded causing them to abandon take...
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Airglide sponsors Trident protective coating

We had some more great news today through a message from David Stoneman, MD of Airglide. He has offered to sponsor a protective coating of their nano-technology Aviation Shield product on our Trident aircraft. This protective coating will be applied to the painted fuselage to give it a tough, durable, long-lasting solution against the weather, dirt build-up and life outdoors...
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Volunteers Needed

The Save The Trident project is currently seeking volunteers to help progress the bid to restore G-ARPO. We are seeking people who have aircraft engineering or fabrication experience who can work on the Trident as we move towards the relocation of the aircraft on the museum site, and eventually rebuilding it. Volunteers would preferably be local to the North East Land, Se...
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