Posts Tagged "teesside"

K D Flavell Welding

Posted on Jul 7, 2010 in Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

We’ve had a fantastic offer from K D Flavell & Sons for welding work on our Trident. Flavells are based in Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, just a few miles from Durham Tees Valley Airport. They have agreed to sponsor us the welding work required when putting our aircraft back together at the museum in Sunderland. We couldn’t ask for a better partner in this. Flavells are a family business and have been experts in the welding field since 1958. They offer first class welding, fabrication and machining service to local industry and have expanded to become one of the region’s...

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Pallets by TNT

Posted on May 27, 2010 in Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

Today we had the fantastic news that TNT have been kind enough to offer us the loan of some pallets to use when dismantling our aircraft. These will be used underneath the wings to support the airframe as parts are removed. TNT have a major depot in one of the hangars at Durham Tees Valley Airport, so it’s great to have a local team helping us out. They also have an office in Darlington and many more around the country. They’re experts at parcel delivery and logistics, with an air and road network. This kind offer has been made jointly between the Darlington and Durham Tees...

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Save The Trident – G-ARPO

Posted on Sep 24, 2009 in About G-ARPO, About the Site, Project News | 14 comments

Welcome to the website for Hawker Siddeley HS.121 Trident 1C, G-ARPO, and our bid to save and preserve this historic aircraft. Currently based at Durham Tees Valley Airport as part of Serco’s International Fire Training Centre, we plan to move this aircraft to a museum site in September/October 2010 and restore her as a Trident exhibit indoors from the elements and with many interior fittings back in place. To do this, we need a lot of planning and fundraising to take place. This website is just the start, but it will become the central point of information on the project. For fans of...

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