Posts Tagged "museum"

Spares from the De Havilland Museum

Posted on Nov 3, 2009 in Project News | 0 comments

Some great news for the G-ARPO project came recently when the De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre (Mosquito Museum) at London Colney agreed to donate all of their spare Trident parts to us which will come in very useful for restoration. If you haven’t been, the De Havilland museum has finished an excellent preservation of the forward section of Trident 2E G-AVFH in BEA colours, with a full interior and cockpit. I’d fully recommend a visit. Most of the spare parts have apparently come from former Channel Airways Trident G-AVYE and British Airways Trident 3B G-AWZO. They are...

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North East Aircraft Museum – A Worthy Home

Posted on Sep 26, 2009 in Project News | 0 comments

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 wonderful collection of aircraft which are looked after and well supported by visitors and volunteers. Plans to expand the size of the site includes building a hangar which would house G-ARPO, keeping her protected from...

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