Remembering Hatfield Aerodrome

Hatfield Aerodrome, to the north of London, was the home of the Trident (and many other) aircraft. The airfield was constructed on farmland in 1930, and de Havilland aircraft such as the Moth, Dragon and Dragon Rapide were built here in the impressive art deco buildings. A hard runway was laid in 1947, allowing jet aircraft such as the Vampire and Comet to be construc...
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Wings clipped but ready to fly!

Two more days of work on G-ARPO at Durham Tees Valley and the last stage of dismantling the aircraft is now complete! Over Thursday and Friday we worked on removing the wings from the aircraft so that she can be transported by road to the North East Aircraft Museum at Sunderland. We had worked out that it would be possible to cut outside of the main landing gear which would ...
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Stena to ferry parts from Belfast

We had some great news today. Stena Line have agreed to sponsor us by providing return travel for a Luton van between Stranraer and Belfast. This will enable us to take the parts from Trident 2E G-AVFE at Belfast International Airport and transport them back to the museum at Sunderland ready to become part of the restored Trident 1C G-ARPO at the North East Aircraft Museum. ...
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