G-ARPO to Feature on CBeebies!

Posted on Mar 5, 2018 in Featured, Featured articles, Other News | 6 comments


Our Trident, G-ARPO, will again feature on TV next week as it took part in a new episode of the CBeebies “My First” series.

In it, a father will take his son to an air show for the first time. Here’s the synopsis:

Join Jesse as he goes to an air show for the first time. Jesse is making paper aeroplanes with his family when Dad tells him they are going to an air show. First, Jesse and his family go to an air museum where they learn about different kinds of aircraft and what they’re used for. Jesse gets to see all kinds of aeroplanes and tries flying a helicopter. At the air show Jesse watches the plane displays and explores the stalls. The Red Arrows display team close the show with their exciting manoeuvres.


Filming was done on board our Trident, and in other parts of the NELSAM museum for the show, and we’re really excited to see it.

The show will be aired on CBeebies channel at 5.35pm on Monday 12th March.

If you miss it, you’ll be able to see it here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09w2xrj




  1. Should that read aired on 12th March not January?

  2. Yes! Well spotted Julian. I’ve changed it.

  3. will i be famous matt ?

  4. No, only Peter was famous unfortunately Stan!

  5. Sorry I missed it. I have flown on this aircraft many times as I was cabin crew for BEA. I must come over to see it and bring back some old memories!

  6. We’d love to welcome you back on board Bill! Bet you’ve got some great stories from flying the Trident!

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