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Save The Trident Summer Fundraising

Posted on Jun 2, 2017 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

Save The Trident Summer Fundraising

To facilitate some urgent works and the supplies needed to see them through, Save The Trident is opening a fundraising pledge for Summer 2017. Our target is to raise £300 this summer. The money will be used on supplies and contractors being used in the restoration of our aircraft’s wings, amongst other things. The exact nature of the works and progress will be announced on this site at the time if we’re able to go ahead with it.   How to Help: Donate by Paypal at this link: http://www.savethetrident.co.uk/donate/ Or Send a cheque payable to Save The Trident to 73 Black...

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2017 Trident Opening Dates Announced

Posted on Jan 15, 2017 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 4 comments

2017 Trident Opening Dates Announced

We’re excited to be heading towards the 2017 season when we’ll be opening up our Trident, G-ARPO, regularly for visitors to the museum to enjoy. Because we have a limited number of volunteers, we are not able to open as often as we would like. Please do get in touch if you think you could help out on occasional days with showing people around our aircraft! We will commence opening in April, ending in October. If you are coming to the museum on a particular day and would like to visit the Trident, please get in touch and we may be able to open it for you!   2017 Dates 8th...

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Looking Back on a Great 2016; Looking Ahead to 2017

Posted on Dec 22, 2016 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

Looking Back on a Great 2016; Looking Ahead to 2017

It’s been another mammoth year in the project to save and preserve Trident 1C G-ARPO. Despite reaching our major milestone of completing the interior restoration and opening the aircraft to the public in 2015, we still had plenty to do, and 2016 saw numerous important tasks ticked off. With the wings and tail of the aircraft still detached, we decided to spend time sanding them down and painting with primer to preserve the metal which is exposed to the weather (thanks to Trimite). This took a number of days to do, and we also moved the wings to a spot behind the fuselage where they are...

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We Finally Have an Information Board

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

We Finally Have an Information Board

We have finally added an information board outside G-ARPO giving visitors to the museum some information about the aircraft and about Northeast Airlines. Since we’re not able to open the aircraft every day, museum visitors often wonder what this strange yellow aircraft is and miss out on finding out why it’s so special. So this new information board solves the problem and introduces people to what a Trident 1C is, and why G-ARPO is so special!...

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Fuselage Cleaned Thanks to Warren Access

Posted on Oct 16, 2016 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

Fuselage Cleaned Thanks to Warren Access

Going into winter parts of fuselage of Trident G-ARPO had become a little dirty, so we decided to give her a clean before it gets any worse. We know this will be an ongoing job, but want to keep on top of it and clean her regularly. Members of the team met on Saturday 15th October to do some washing. As you can imagine, it’s difficult to reach that high and can be dangerous to do on ladders, so we were grateful to receive the help of Warren Access who sent one of their Spiderlift machines and an operator. Warren Access are based in Newcastle and Huntingdon and have been in operation...

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Another Wing and Horizontal Stabiliser Primed

Posted on Sep 2, 2016 in Featured, Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

Another Wing and Horizontal Stabiliser Primed

This week we took advantage of good weather and some time off work to sand and paint primer on the other wing, as well as the horizontal stabiliser of G-ARPO. These are now protected ahead of the winter and show that we’re still making good progress on our project. Here are some pictures of the...

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