Posts made in September, 2009

North East Aircraft Museum – A Worthy Home

Posted on Sep 26, 2009 in Project News | 0 comments

Preserving Trident 1C G-ARPO is only going to be worthwhile if it is to have a good home. As things stand, we have a fantastic offer from the North East Aircraft Museum at Sunderland to provide a home for the aircraft in conjunction with expansion plans at the museum. The North East Aircraft Museum is based on the site of the former RAF Usworth / Sunderland Airport and has a wonderful collection of aircraft which are looked after and well supported by visitors and volunteers. Plans to expand the size of the site includes building a hangar which would house G-ARPO, keeping her protected from...

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Save The Trident – G-ARPO

Posted on Sep 24, 2009 in About G-ARPO, About the Site, Project News | 14 comments

Welcome to the website for Hawker Siddeley HS.121 Trident 1C, G-ARPO, and our bid to save and preserve this historic aircraft. Currently based at Durham Tees Valley Airport as part of Serco’s International Fire Training Centre, we plan to move this aircraft to a museum site in September/October 2010 and restore her as a Trident exhibit indoors from the elements and with many interior fittings back in place. To do this, we need a lot of planning and fundraising to take place. This website is just the start, but it will become the central point of information on the project. For fans of...

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