Posts Tagged ‘ Trident ’

Ansett Aircraft Spares door handle sponsorship

Jan 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured articles, Project News

Ansett Aircraft Spares have kindly agreed to sponsor us with two door handles to replace broken ones on our Trident. The door handle assemblies are the same as early BAe 146 aircraft, and so are interchangeable with our broken ones. Ansett have kindly sourced these replacement parts and sent them to us for use in […]



CASCO cargo door sponsorship

Oct 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured articles, Project News

CASCO, a leading supplier of commercial aircraft parts, have stepped forward as a sponsor for our project by providing a cargo door to use for spare parts. The door comes from a British Aerospace 146 aircraft, which has some commonality with the Trident, and we will be looking to use the handle locking mechanism. CASCO has […]



NEF fabricators sponsorship

Sep 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured articles, Project News

We have received another sponsorship this week from NEF Ltd, a specialist engineering and fabrication company based in the north east. NEF have kindly agreed to fabricate some new parts for the restoration of the galley area in our Trident. Since many of the original parts and fittings have long gone, we will work with […]



Ironmongery Direct sponsorship

Aug 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured articles, Project News

We’ve had a very kind sponsorship today from Ironmongery Direct of some of the hinges we need to recreate the classic Pullman-style tables aboard our Trident. Ironmongery Direct have been in the business of supplying architectural ironmongery to tradesman for over 40 years. Today, they deliver thousands of parcels every week to tradesmen and have […]



PPG Industries sponsor Trident painting

Jul 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Featured articles, Project News

PPG Industries have come to the rescue to provide all of the primers and paints needed to paint the exterior of our Trident. The company, with a base nearby in Shildon, Co Durham, will donate etch primer, primer and top coats to our project ready to paint G-ARPO in the vibrant and unique colours of […]



Underground ducting pipe for Trident restoration project

Jun 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured articles, Project News

We’ve been offered a new sponsorship today to provide underground ducting pipe that will allow us to power our Trident in its new display position at the museum. Thorne & Derrick distribute LV, HV & Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment including Airfield Ground Lighting Cables & Joints,  Airfield Ground Lighting Voltage Detectors, Hazardous Area Aircraft Hangar […]



Engine parts donation from QinetiQ BAC 1-11

Jun 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured articles, Project News

Members of our team have just returned from a trip to Boscombe Down to retrieve engine casing parts from one of the retired BAC 1-11 aircraft there. The 1-11 used similar Spey engines to the Trident, and so we are able to use these casings in restoring the damaged casings on G-ARPO. The donor aircraft […]



Niftylift Show Their Support For Trident

May 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured articles, Project News

Niftylift, the UK’s specialists in access platforms and work platforms show their support for the Save The Trident project with a contribution to help towards project costs. We will in no doubt be in need of some boom lifts and cherry pickers at a later date so we look forward to calling upon their skills […]



Trident Talk at Royal Aeronautical Society, 14th May

May 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured articles, Other News

Our very own Neil Lomax is presenting a talk about the Hawker Siddeley Trident at the Royal Aeronautical Society in Southend on 14th May. He’ll be looking at the history of the type, along with the work he did on restoring Trident 3B G-AWZK at Manchester, and the work-to-date on our very own Trident 1C […]



Lights in action!

Apr 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured articles, Project News

We thought we’d show you some pictures of recent work inside G-ARPO. We’ve been adding power to the aircraft to allow us to install lighting in various places. So far we’ve managed to add lights to the toilets, certain signs, and even the forward galley. Discrete power sockets have also been installed which will help […]