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.
Sept Oct Update
Firstly let me open with a plug for the Model Show. Held on the 1st December and under cover there will be an abundance of traders and like minded individuals in attendance so do try and make this important event. Treat yourself or others if you have to to that Xmas present you have always wanted.
Next to the Javelin. This important exhibit has now had its repaint completed. A minor proplem was an unforeseen reaction with the Fin flash white paint which had to be removed and redone but apart from that and an awful lot of muscle expended on moving the access equipment around the tail it all went according to plan.
The Lockheed Electra cockpit has had its... read more
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