Shuttleworth collection gains a Wildcat

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  1. Geedee

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    Excellent news, More the merrier.
    I'm looking forward to seeing it in the air
    John
     
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    That is and would be cool to see!
     
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    Terry will be so excited, he might just go out throw another birthday party. Excellent news Gary. Thanks for posting sir.
     
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    Good news indeed. I'm sure Terry will be delighted ;)
     
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    Nice pictures Rob. 8)


    Wheels
     
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    Excellent shots sir!:thumbleft:
     
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    Great stuff there :)
    Would the FM-2 still retain the early war insignia?
     
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    Great shots mate!
     
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    No, the plan is to put it into a British colour scheme.
     
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    Good to see the Shuttleworth Collection with another historic aircraft - even if it is a Wil .... one of those things.
     
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    Rumour has it that the Aviation Trustee would like to buy a Mosquito. I'd like an Antoinette, but anything new is a bonus.
     
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    A 'Mossie' back in British skies would be fantastic ! Probably have to go to New Zealand to have one built though.
     
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    i'd rather see a mozzie flying as well or a beaufighter ,2 of the most important british aircraft of ww2 with no flying examples in blighty
     
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    There'll hopefully be a Beaufughter in the future Bob, there's one under restoration at Duxford.
     
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    if that's gonna happen, I really will go to the UK to see and hear it fly!
     
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    Here's what she looked like in 2009 Marcel. Last time I saw her was in May 2011 - some progress, mostly internal and systems.
     

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    i've not been to duxford for a long time now although i drove past it last year as a cat took off,looks like i need to go again
     
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