Restoration of Auster VX123 (part II)


Restoration of Auster VX123 (part II) …… As reported previously, we were donated the Auster fuselage and wings which were in poor condition. The fuselage was bead blasted and etch primed by a local firm.  See Previous Auster Restoration ”…

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Restoration of Whirlwind XR485


Restoration of Whirlwind XR485 ….. Following on from the restoration of Javelin XH892, the paint team of Peter and Gwen moved onto the repainting of our Whirlwind helicopter.  The paint on the helicopter was showing signs of distress, especially the…

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Restoration of Javelin XH892 (part II)


Restoration of Javelin XH892 (part II) ……… Following on from the earlier article on the restoration of this aircraft, Peter Nobbs and Gwen Jackson with help from David Wright have taken most of the summer repainting our Gloster Javelin.  It…

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Bensen B.7 Autogyro Restoration


Bensen B.7 Autogyro Restoration ………….. Our Bensen B.7 Autogyro is currently being restored by our youngest volunteer. Natasha has stripped down the aircraft and is currently restoring the individual parts and painting them prior to rebuilding it and putting it…

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Restoration of Auster VX123


Auster AOP.6/T.10 VX123 ………….. Last year we received by donation the incomplete remains of Auster AOP.6/T.10 VX123 – ex Army Air Corps; it had been converted to a Beagle Terrier as G-ARLP. John Self is team leader on the project…

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