Posts made in June, 2016

Wings Moved Behind Fuselage

Posted on Jun 23, 2016 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

Wings Moved Behind Fuselage

After five years we finally moved the wings of G-ARPO a little closer to the fuselage today. The guys at MSD Cranes arrived early to help relocate the wings from behind the main hangar at NELSAM to a spot behind the Trident, allowing us to position them above ground where air can circulate underneath and protect them. It makes them easier to work on when it comes to sanding and painting them. We also flipped the vertical stabiliser so that the other side can be sanded and primed in the near future, after we did the other half earlier this month. Having the wings next to the fuselage helps...

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One Side of Tail Primed

Posted on Jun 7, 2016 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

One Side of Tail Primed

In the sunshine this past weekend we completed painting one side of the Trident’s tail in primer. Soon it will be positioned so that the other side can be sanded down and also primed, and then we can paint it in the Northeast Airlines yellow colours as soon as possible. Work is also underway ready to move the wings closer to the fuselage, which will get them higher off the ground and protect them ready for when the time comes to reattach them. Remember that all of this costs money, with crane hire and materials, so please dig deep if you can help us out and click DONATE at the top! Our...

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