Posts made in July, 2016

2016 Funding Goal Reached!

Posted on Jul 27, 2016 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

2016 Funding Goal Reached!

Last night we received a donation which brought our 2016 funding goal to its £2,500 target! We’re thrilled to reach this goal as it helps us to fund all of the great work we’ve been doing to prepare and restore the tails and wings of our aircraft ahead of their eventual reattachment to the aircraft. Because they are sat outside, we need to make sure they are looked after in order to preserve them for the long term. We can’t thank our supporters enough for what you’ve done to help this project continue. You have all done a great thing! As a reminder, Save The Trident...

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More Tail Painting Work

Posted on Jul 25, 2016 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

More Tail Painting Work

This weekend the team worked on the other side of the vertical stabiliser to sand it down and paint primer on it. The work ensures it it protected from the elements, and follows the work done on previously before we flipped the tail over....

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Tail Welding Work Progress

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

Tail Welding Work Progress

This week we’ve had the remaining welding work on the aircraft’s vertical stabiliser tail fin completed. Plates were put on the top to cover and protect holes and corrosion caused by years out in the open. The rudder was also welded into place. This puts the tail in a great position when the time eventually comes to reattach it to the aircraft along with the horizontal stabiliser. You’ll notice that the tail was flipped recently to give us access to sand and paint the other side in primer to protect it further. All of this work was thanks to our sponsors and long-term...

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