Duxford - 17/10 - Pup flies and Spitfire MT818 arrives

Duxford - 17/10 - Pup flies and Spitfire MT818 arrives

Postby duxman on Mon 17 Oct 2016, 6:46 pm

Duxford Monday October 17th.

2 significant events at Duxford today. Sopwith Pup N6161 / G-ELRT took to the air for the first time late this afternoon following her wonderful restoration. Congratulations to the owner and engineers and all involved for making this possible.

ImageN6161 G-ELRT first flight by AJCDuxman, on Flickr

ImageN6161 G-ELRT first flight by AJCDuxman, on Flickr

ImageN6161 G-ELRT first flight by AJCDuxman, on Flickr

ImageN6161 G-ELRT first flight by AJCDuxman, on Flickr

Meanwhile a welcome return visit from Spitfire VIIIc MT818 / G-AIDN -- Its only been nearly 40 years since she was last on Duxfords hallowed turf !

ImageMT818 G-AIDN first visit to DX for nearly 40years by AJCDuxman, on Flickr

ImageG-AIDNg by AJCDuxman, on Flickr

ImageMT818 G-AIDN first visit to DX for nearly 40years by AJCDuxman, on Flickr

Duxman

Flickr - https://www.flickr.com/photos/64209520@N05/
duxman

Re: Duxford - 17/10 - Pup flies and Spitfire MT818 arrives

Postby Elliott Marsh on Tue 18 Oct 2016, 12:02 pm

That Pup is a real beaut, great to see more rotary types joining the airworthy ranks!
Elliott Marsh


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