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    Seat fabric on its way

    The first batch of seat fabric for the forward cabin of G-ARPO will soon be with us. This authentic material has been matched and supplied by J A Milton Upholstery Suppliers, who helped us get the best price for the material, and have also arranged for a fire retardant coating to be applied to the […]

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  • Seat fabric on its way
  • LAS Aerospace provide Alochrom for Trident repaint
  • Trident towbar delivered
  • Galley fittings in place
  • Sponsor a seat
  • 150th Pilot Reached
  • Trident January Work; Door Handles
  • Project News

    LAS Aerospace provide Alochrom for Trident repaint

    Today we received news of a sponsorships from LAS Aerospace who will provide enough Alochrom to cover the Trident's fuselage ...

    Trident towbar delivered

    We have now had an original towbar delivered to the museum to go with our Trident thanks to a number ...

    Galley fittings in place

    Thanks to Northern Engineers & Fabricators Ltd (see earlier post) we now have a new set of fittings for the ...

    Sponsor a seat

    Purchasing material to re-cover and restore the seats in G-ARPO is quite expensive. At the moment we're looking for any ...

    150th Pilot Reached

    As many of you know, we've been collecting the flight logs from our Trident, G-ARPO's life. This is enabling us ...

    Trident January Work; Door Handles

    We spent some time working inside G-ARPO at the weekend. The restoration of the seats is coming along nicely, with ...

    2014 Fundraising Target Launched

    2014 has arrived and we're naturally making plans for G-ARPO over the coming year, and it promises to be one ...

    Ansett Aircraft Spares door handle sponsorship

    Ansett Aircraft Spares have kindly agreed to sponsor us with two door handles to replace broken ones on our Trident. The ...

    Save The Trident’s 2013 Roundup

    We're almost at the end of 2013, so it's time for a look back at what we've achieved over the ...

    Trident polythene wrapped for winter – Visqueen sponsorship

    The Save The Trident team made moves today to protect the aircraft from the elements over the winter by placing ...

    CASCO cargo door sponsorship

    CASCO, a leading supplier of commercial aircraft parts, have stepped forward as a sponsor for our project by providing a ...

    Join our Facebook group!

    It seems a lot of members have been disconnected from our Facebook group as it transitioned to the new style. So if you haven’t been on in a while, please go back and Like us again! And if you haven’t signed up yet, please go to this link to sign up: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Save-The-Trident/400424790009308 Our Facebook page is […]

    When G-ARPO’s engine exploded!

    We recently spoke to another former pilot of our Trident 1C, John Preston, who recounted the story of the only emergency in his flying career which actually took place on G-ARPO. As part of the crew preparing to fly the aircraft back to London from Rome on 1st October, 1970, upon commencing their take-off run the number […]

    LAS Aerospace provide Alochrom for Trident repaint

    Today we received news of a sponsorships from LAS Aerospace who will provide enough Alochrom to cover the Trident’s fuselage prior to painting. The plan is to paint the exterior of G-ARPO early this summer, subject to costs, and already have the paint and primer to do this. Using Alochrom beforehand will prepare the fuselage […]

    2014 Fundraising Target Launched

    2014 has arrived and we’re naturally making plans for G-ARPO over the coming year, and it promises to be one of the biggest yet if we reach our targets. In order to achieve our goals we’ve set our fundraising goal at £3,000 again. This will allow us to achieve: Painting the exterior of the aircraft […]