Posts made in December, 2013

Save The Trident’s 2013 Roundup

Posted on Dec 30, 2013 in Featured articles, Project News | 2 comments

We’re almost at the end of 2013, so it’s time for a look back at what we’ve achieved over the past year in our bid to save and restore Trident 1C G-ARPO. Carpets At the end of 2012, Franks Factory Flooring came to the rescue with a sponsorship of carpets and fitting in the forward cabin of G-ARPO. We were so impressed at how this transformed the interior and gave us a taste of how the finished product might look. Lighting We set about installing a power supply to allow us to add working lights in the cabin of the aircraft. Initially we set up lights in the forward cabin and...

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Trident polythene wrapped for winter – Visqueen sponsorship

Posted on Dec 7, 2013 in Featured articles, Project News | 2 comments

The Save The Trident team made moves today to protect the aircraft from the elements over the winter by placing polythene wrap over its roof. This polythene was very kindly donated by Visqueen Building Products this week, and will add a layer of protection for the exposed fuselage as we head into a period where snow and ice are likely. It will be removed once the weather gets warmer and we’re able to look at priming and painting the fuselage. We’re very grateful to Visqueen Building Products for this sponsorship. It is the second time they have helped us out with polythene...

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