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News from May 2005

Posted on: May 20th, 2005 by admin

A new bar was fitted and the C of A carried out last Friday and the aircraft is once again flying. Having been test flown on the Friday night, the aircraft was displayed at G-VFWE the Great Vintage Flying Weekend 2005 taking place at Hullavington airfield. The display consited of the Sedbergh, The ‘Babe’ winch, our new landrover, a Viking, a Van Gelder Winch and the Launch point caravan – Air Cadets old and new. Several of the visiting pilots and many of the guests first flew solo in a Sedbergh and the aircraft attracted a lot of attention.

Posted on: May 20th, 2005 by admin

After a number of flights Monday 2nd May it was noticed that the threaded bar joining the aileron bar to the right hand control column was severed 9/10ths of the way through, in fact after further inspection and movement it then snapped completely. Fortunately, it happened on the ground!!!

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