Posts made in April, 2013

Lights in action!

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 in Featured articles, Project News | 2 comments

We thought we’d show you some pictures of recent work inside G-ARPO. We’ve been adding power to the aircraft to allow us to install lighting in various places. So far we’ve managed to add lights to the toilets, certain signs, and even the forward galley. Discrete power sockets have also been installed which will help us in the future when we want to clean, or set up displays. Here are some pictures…   In other news, we hope to move the aircraft out of the museum’s car park in the very near future. This will involve crane hire which will wipe out most of...

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Cylinder Service Centre overhaul our jacks

Posted on Apr 5, 2013 in Featured articles, Project News | Comments Off on Cylinder Service Centre overhaul our jacks

Cylinder Service Centre Ltd is a local company in the North East and they have agreed to take a look at the jacks we’re using with the aircraft at the museum as they are not functioning properly. They will repair them for us if possible. Cylinder Service Centre Ltd is a specialist hydraulic cylinder manufacturer and repairer based in a 24,000 sq.ft brand new, purpose built factory located in its own two acre site in Washington, Tyne & Wear. Established in 1994 it has grown into one of the UK’s largest and leading hydraulic cylinder manufacturer and repairer. Its success has...

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We’ve reached the first £1000!

Posted on Apr 1, 2013 in Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

We’re really pleased to announce that we’ve reached the £1,000 mark on our 2013 fundraising drive! Thank you all so much for your donations, which have really been coming in thick and fast lately. We’re so happy that you support this project and want to see our Trident restored. Our aim was to raise £3,000 in 2013 towards a number of key parts of our schedule of works to be done, and we’ve reached a third of the target after three months. So we’re doing well! Key stages we want to achieve this year include moving the aircraft onto the display area at the museum...

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