More stabiliser and rudder welding work

More work was undertaken on the horizontal stabiliser of G-ARPO last week with the help of K D Flavell & Sons who joined us to do some welding on the structures to strengthen and protect then for the future. The work saw corrosion cut out and the rebuilding of the front brackets which attach the stabiliser to the top of the tail fin. New plating was added,...
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Work begins on horizontal stabiliser

Work has begun on preparing and securing some of the parts of G-ARPO which have been stored since she arrived in Sunderland 6 years ago. Last weekend members of the team were at the museum to begin work on the horizontal stabiliser, beginning the process of combating corrosion which has appeared in the structure. Around three quarters of the damaged fairing on t...
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