Posts made in July, 2015

Save The Trident – what’s next?

Posted on Jul 17, 2015 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 1 comment

Save The Trident – what’s next?

After our amazing unveiling ceremony in July, the team are naturally on a high and very happy to have our Trident, G-ARPO, in a great condition and able to welcome people on board. Whilst this takes a little bit of pressure off the day-to-day jobs, the team are now looking firmly ahead at the rest of the job in hand to complete the restoration of the aircraft. You’ve probably noticed that the wings, tail and engine casings are missing from this ‘complete’ Trident 1C. Well, we have them, and they’re currently stored at the museum, but we’ve got a bit of work to...

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Trident G-ARPO unveiled to the public

Posted on Jul 13, 2015 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 3 comments

Trident G-ARPO unveiled to the public

Saturday 11th July marked a significant milestone in the Save The Trident project to restore Trident 1C G-ARPO. Following five years of work on the fuselage, an event was held at the North East Land, Sea and Air Museums (NELSAM) in Sunderland to unveil the aircraft to the public. Attending the event were over 40 former pilots and flight attendants who flew G-ARPO and other Tridents during their careers, who had been invited to come and celebrate with us. The opening was performed around midday. Museum Chairman Dr Hugh Newell and Save The Trident leader Tony Jarrett made a short speech about...

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