McDD F-101 Voodoo
Powered by two Pratt & Whitney J57 turbojets with reheat
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Picture of the Month
Amstrong-Siddeley were a locally based firm that built luxury cars and aero engines. This was an advert from December 1953 extolling the virtues of the Armstrong-Siddeley-built Meteor night fighter. 8 years after the first Meteors had entered service with the RAF, A-W and Glosters were still selling the aircraft to foreign air forces and the RAF. It was rapidly becoming outclassed by newer fighters, but as a night-time bomber-destroyer it was still a useful aircraft and around 550 Meteor night fighters were built. An example of the Meteor NF.14 is on display at the Museum.
Summer 2015 Update.
Slowly the site is taking on a new shape with several aircraft moves being completed over the summer. The Tornado is now parked much further up the site and is in a much more photogenic position These moves means the planned concreting and building can go on at the bottom of the site without risk to any of our aircraft. One of the major improvents noticed by members and visitors alike is the replacement of the roof glazing in the main hanger. Let there be light and there was light. Much better for working and viewing.
First past the post in the re-painting stakes is the Saudi T55 Lightning. Of course they are never really finished as its always possible to find new aspects of a repaint to improve on but at some stage you have to re assign the resources elsewhere. Complete with its... read more
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