Sunday, 12 April 2015

Spring 2015 Taxy Run

The 5th anniversary of the arrival of Nimrod XV250 to Elvington was marked by taxy runs from the Nimrod, Devon and Lindy. Although we were greeted with blue skies and sunshine, gusting winds of up to 35knots meant we couldn't run from our usual pan at the bottom of the runway, so the decision was made to start from the apron next to the Nimrod.

With Ollie on Tornado detachment to Cyprus, I was able to take back my accolade of Captain for the run, joined by Rob in the right had seat and Rick as AEO. 

After a highspeed run from the Nimrod it was our turn.   

Thank you to one of the spectators for capturing the run. 

Other than a stuck turbine over speed indication on No.2 there we're no other snags, so time for a celebratory brew and to put her to bed. 


Saturday, 4 April 2015

Victor XL231 engine run and taxi Saturday 11th April

As part of the 5th Anniversary celebration for the arrival of Nimrod XV250 We will be carrying out engine runs and a short taxy of XL231 circa 15.30, this will be our first trip on the runway this year.

Prior to this the Nimrod will be carrying a high-speed runway demo and also the Museum's De Havilland Devon will be also be displaying.

All aircraft subject to serviceability.