Posts made in May, 2016

Tail Painting Process Begins

Posted on May 23, 2016 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 2 comments

Tail Painting Process Begins

We had some time last week to begin the process of painting the tail of G-ARPO. The vertical stabiliser is currently stored at the museum and we’ve been looking at protecting this (and the wings) recently to make sure they’ll be in the best shape possible when the time comes to reattach them to the fuselage. So we’ve now sanded and started priming the tail. It will need to be flipped over in order to paint the other side. Eventually the Northeast tail livery will be applied....

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Trimite to the Rescue Again!

Posted on May 12, 2016 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

Trimite to the Rescue Again!

Our good friends at Trimite Technologies have come to the rescue again. You may remember that prior to painting our Trident in the striking colours of Northeast Airlines last year, Trimite provided the Alochrom we needed to prepare the bare metal fuselage before the primer was added. Now, with warmer weather up on us, we’re about to follow the same process as we prepare the wings and tail of the aircraft Trimite have agreed to sponsor the Alochrom again. This is a real help to us, helping us protect this part of the aircraft before we paint it and ultimately reattach them to the...

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A bit of cleaning work

Posted on May 8, 2016 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

A bit of cleaning work

We’re well into our 2016 open season on Trident G-ARPO – we’re currently opening the aircraft to the public on the first and third Saturdays of the month right until the end of October, plus special events and the occasional other day. We always promote these on Facebook, so if you’re thinking of coming, make sure you ‘Like’ us to get the latest info. Here’s our page:¬†https://www.facebook.com/Save-The-Trident-400424790009308/ Yesterday we opened as usual and had a string of museum visitors coming on board to see the restored cabin of our aircraft,...

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