Bristol Blenheim

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  1. v2

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    Good stuff. What's happened to this particular aircraft? Unless I'm mistaken, this video is some years old and I'm not aware if any currently flying Blenheims.
     
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    Andy, it's almost finished restoration at Duxford, to Mk1F standard, with the 'short' nose. Just hope it doesn't crash for a third time!
     
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    Oh I see. I saw it at Dux in 2010 and didn't realize it was the same one and that it had crashed a couple of times. Thanks for the info Terry.
     
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    "Same one" is a tad misleading. Carries the same registration but, like grandad's old axe that's had 2 new blades and 3 new handles, this one has an entirely new fuselage, totally rebuilt engines, wing and undercarriage components replaced etc etc etc. :)
     
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    And a nose that was once a car !
     
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    Looks powerful and elegant.
     
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    Yeah, I have an Ian Allen aviation special magazine which has a pic of the MkI nose in automotive configuration - truly an amazing find!
     
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    Good video! Thanks for sharing.
     
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