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Hucknall Flight Test Museum
The Hucknall Flight Test Museum project is a new initiative to bring Hucknall’s remarkable, and largely secret, aviation history into the public domain.
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Hucknall Flight Test Museum 14h
Thanks for the link.
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Silver Spitfire Aug 21
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Hucknall Flight Test Museum 20h
Today, it would be produced for shareholders and include numerous audit reports. If I get the time, I'll see if I can find one online.
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Hucknall Flight Test Museum Aug 21
I'm sure this will interest all those that love the .
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Aerobility Aug 20
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Chris Bolton Aug 20
Supermarine Seafire 45. Powered by Rolls Royce Griffon engine, it has a counter rotating propeller gives it an initial rate of climb of 3,800 fpm. Its max speed of 440 mph represents a 50mph increase on previous make of Seafire. colourised by
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Hucknall Flight Test Museum Aug 20
An interesting advertisement showing the assets of , plus site operations, published in September 1969. A lot has changed in 50 years.
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RAF BBMF Aug 19
Spitfire AB910 from the rear turret of the Lanc as we go into . Thanks to our engineer for the video
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Hucknall Flight Test Museum Aug 19
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Yep, just re-tweeted it. 😀
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Michael A. Oakes Aug 18
Starting the week with the energy of a engine. I do love an engine. Fact: this one sucks in 1.3 tonnes (a squash court) of air a second. 🌬 Doesn't it look magnificent in red? 🥰🛫
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Nottingham History Aug 19
19 August 1953 ► The first Rolls-Royce Thrust Measuring Rig (TMR) or 'Flying Bedstead' conducted its maiden tethered flight at Hucknall Aerodrome, Nottingham. The TMR was a forerunner of the Harrier Jump Jet.
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Vulcan XH558 Aug 18
- 1958 - The first flight of Vulcan B2 XH533 took place. XH533 was the first of 89 B2 airframes built by Avro. Read more:
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Montrose Air Station Aug 18
First image from our newly acquired original photo album depicting everyday life at Montrose Air Station in 1918.
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Hucknall Flight Test Museum Aug 17
Replying to @JonQuote
Yes, the development of the RB211 basically caused Rolls Royce to run out of money but it was in 1971.
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Hucknall Flight Test Museum Aug 17
What a wonderful picture, I wonder what they were all standing on?
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Hucknall Flight Test Museum Aug 17
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2/2. A lot of this important research went on to inform today's high technology fan blade designs.
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Hucknall Flight Test Museum Aug 17
Replying to @JonQuote
1/2 Had a reply from one of trustees, " Yes, a number of composite materials trials to the RB211 fan took place at Hucknall, on working engines and with varying degrees of success, before the final blade material was selected for production.
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Hucknall Flight Test Museum Aug 17
Old school recording equipment in front of an on test at .
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Hucknall Flight Test Museum Aug 17
Replying to @JonQuote
Not sure, will try and find the answer for you.
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Newark Air Museum Aug 16
There’s a Quick Guide to on our website: Also contrary to what’s in the local paper, sadly we have no confirmed military or civilian flying at, or into the event – sorry for any confusion! Still lots to see!!
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