Ansett Aircraft Spares door handle sponsorship

Ansett Aircraft Spares have kindly agreed to sponsor us with two door handles to replace broken ones on our Trident. The door handle assemblies are the same as early BAe 146 aircraft, and so are interchangeable with our broken ones. Ansett have kindly sourced these replacement parts and sent them to us for use in our restoration. Ansett A Trusted & Respected Name E...
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NEF fabricators sponsorship

We have received another sponsorship this week from NEF Ltd, a specialist engineering and fabrication company based in the north east. NEF have kindly agreed to fabricate some new parts for the restoration of the galley area in our Trident. Since many of the original parts and fittings have long gone, we will work with NEF to reconstruct them as they once were. This will...
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Airglide sponsors Trident protective coating

We had some more great news today through a message from David Stoneman, MD of Airglide. He has offered to sponsor a protective coating of their nano-technology Aviation Shield product on our Trident aircraft. This protective coating will be applied to the painted fuselage to give it a tough, durable, long-lasting solution against the weather, dirt build-up and life outdoors...
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We love carpets! Franks Factory Flooring fit out the Trident

We got some fantastic news yesterday as Franks Factory Flooring agreed to sponsor our carpet needs in the Trident. Franks specialise in a massive selection of different flooring and carpet types, and they have stores located throughout the North East. So they were the natural choice for us, both because they are local, and because they had so many carpets to choose from. So ...
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Thanks to GeminiJets

We just want to say a quick "thank you" to GeminiJets for supporting our cause and linking to this website. It's really appreciated. As you may know, GeminiJets produce a huge range of quality aircraft models and replicas, including a huge range of Trident models of all variants in the liveries of many airlines who flew the aircraft. You can have a look at their site here...
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North East Aircraft Museum – A Worthy Home

Preserving Trident 1C G-ARPO is only going to be worthwhile if it is to have a good home. As things stand, we have a fantastic offer from the North East Aircraft Museum at Sunderland to provide a home for the aircraft in conjunction with expansion plans at the museum. The North East Aircraft Museum is based on the site of the former RAF Usworth / Sunderland Airport and has a...
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