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6th May 2018

Highlight of the day was the arrival back at Duxford of P-47D Thunderbolt/F4-J/549192/'Nellie'(G-THUN) having left Duxford in 2006 when it flew with the Fighter Collection as 'No Guts No Glory'.

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Duxford Bimble's - May 2018

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Duxford Bimble's - May 2018

3rd May 2018

A quiet-ish morning at Duxford. A pair of Chipmunks flew several display routines over the airfield and a T.76 Firefly flew in from the south did a practice display and flew south again when finished. The Apache helicopter that broke and spent the night in AirSpace, was towed out onto the jet pan and what sounded like an APU fired up so that the Army Air Corps engineers could see what the problem was. I believe it's now back in AirSpace and the Bremont Broussard/G-HOUR flew in and parked up at ARCo. in the order taken.

1st May 2018

A bit of 'Over the Fence' photography to start the day as ARCo engineers were having a hangar shuffle before the museum opened and the hangar doors were closed by the time the museum did open. A team from RAF Marham were beavering away in hangar 4 putting the missing pieces onto the GR.4, and the Catalina was out of hangar 2, again, and was due to go flying but developed an engine problem. The MAGPAS Air Ambulance, based at RAF Wyton, dropped in for fuel and Harvard 'TAZ' was doing a spot of pilot training. In the order taken.

10th May 2018

A bit of a training day at Duxford. Started with Harvard/TAZ doing circuits with the pilot then moving on to P-51D Mustang/Sharkmouth and then another pilot took the P-51D up later. TFC had their Hawk 75 and Harvard flying several times and their Nimrod was out for an engine run. There were two other Harvard's flying with FE511 parking on the grass outside ARCo and the Classic Wings yellow RCAF marked Harvard up and down most of the day. In the order taken.

18th May 2018

A short visit to Duxford today despite plenty going on in the sunshine with pilots and war birds out on handling flights prior to departing for air shows like the Twochon and Spitfire FR XIV which went off to La Ferté-Alais.

19th May 2018

Another glorious sunny war bird Saturday at Duxford. As the wind was favoring the 06 end of the runway, I spent over 5 hours on the tank bank overdosing on Vitamin D. In the order taken.

24th May 2018

A very quiet day at Duxford punctuated by a brief flurry of activity in the afternoon with a practice display by the The Patrouille Acrobatique de France and after they had finished my first chance to catch the new Spitfire PR.XI/PL983 flying. In the order taken.