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by purple_95
Tue 16 Feb 2021, 3:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Coventry airport to possibly be turned into a factory
Replies: 19
Views: 2558

Coventry airport to possibly be turned into a factory

Plans are under consideration to close Coventry airport and build an electric car battery factory on the site, I would assume the museum would be safe given its a separate business and on its own bit of land but begs the question what would happen to the Shackleton and Nirmrod preserved as ground ru...
by purple_95
Sun 13 Dec 2020, 3:57 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Closure?
Replies: 248
Views: 47195

Re: Bruntingthorpe Closure?

Thankyou for the update. For clarity can you list the aircraft that have actually moved. As I understand it the VC-10, not being owned by David Walton ? was still 'at risk' on the airfield. From the photos I’ve seen JP Canberra Meteor Venom Sea Vixen Hunter x 2 Delphin Iskra Starfighter Lightning x...
by purple_95
Tue 10 Nov 2020, 6:48 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Closure?
Replies: 248
Views: 47195

Re: Bruntingthorpe Closure?

It is being reported tonight on the Bruntingthorpe Facebook page that work on the new museum has begun and will include a ground running area, a bit of positive news even with the fast taxi days seemingly all over.
by purple_95
Fri 28 Aug 2020, 11:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 5105
Views: 230474

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

The nature of my job means while a lot can be done at home a certain amount needs me to be on the premises its simply unavoidable, the govt one day suggest a full return to work for economic reasons, next thing it will be avoid going to work if possible the pandemic is increasing again, at times har...
by purple_95
Sun 23 Aug 2020, 9:43 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Closure?
Replies: 248
Views: 47195

Re: Bruntingthorpe Closure?

Lightnings are far from lost as active in the U.K, XR724 is well on the way to a return to ground running although work has been stopped until the social distance rules r.e. coronavirus are further relaxed, the T.5 at Cranfield XS458 has had an engine change and work continues to return it to fast ...
by purple_95
Sun 23 Aug 2020, 7:57 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: VC-10 ZA150 to return to flight
Replies: 22
Views: 3936

Re: VC-10 ZA150 to return to flight

Screenshot was very quickly removed, a post then came up on several other groups saying the matter was private and then those posts also got removed, strange goings on.
by purple_95
Fri 21 Aug 2020, 9:30 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Closure?
Replies: 248
Views: 47195

Re: Bruntingthorpe Closure?

Lightnings are far from lost as active in the U.K, XR724 is well on the way to a return to ground running although work has been stopped until the social distance rules r.e. coronavirus are further relaxed, the T.5 at Cranfield XS458 has had an engine change and work continues to return it to fast t...