On 12 February 1974 de Havilland Comet G-APDB took off for the last time. Leaving the Dan-Air engineering base at Lasham in Hampshire she transited north towards her birthplace in Hatfield. On arrival she descended to complete a low pass along the runway from which she had made her first flight 15 years earlier, pulling up at the end of the pass as the flight crew settled on the heading for the short flight to their final destination at Duxford. When the wheels touched down in Cambridgeshire...%>
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Now that Winter is upon us we have closed all of the outside aircraft to help in their conservation. They will reopen next Easter, However you can still visit our aircraft in the main AirSpace hangar Concorde is open every day from 10:30 to 3:00 Our Museum on the Handley Page Hermes under Concorde is also open every day for the same times so don't forget to visit this and try out the airline seats from different ages. The Avro York and deHavilland Comet may also be...%>
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On board the Ambassador volunteers Ray and Cliff were doing major renovation work on the freight door. This...
The BAe146 axle stands have been created and painted also in for a repaint were the BAC 1-11 engine support panels.
The aircraft workshop looked pretty clear early February but new challenges arrived mid month. Huge fibreglass...
A recent visit to Duxford provided the opportunity to showcase the STROND watches in Concorde 101 G-AXDN's...
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