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Wings clipped but ready to fly!

Posted on May 13, 2011 in Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

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 make reattaching the wings much easier, and also allow the aircraft to stand on its feet much earlier without reattaching the gear. The first day proved quite laborious with the wing refusing to come away from the...

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