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Vulcan To The Sky => Web Site Announcements => Topic started by: brains_mt on September 01, 2013, 01:46:17 PM

Title: Bournemouth and Shoreham
Post by: brains_mt on September 01, 2013, 01:46:17 PM
It is with regret that we have to confirm that XH558 will not be at these shows today due to a fuel leak in one of the tanks.
She has so far this year not missed an event and it is extremely sad that she will not be at these shows, especially after all the work that Maggie and Team Bournemouth put in to get there there.

No-one is more upset than the engineers who have had to make the call on this today.

More news will be coming in the next few days I expect but for today there is no flight.

Jane and Malcolm
Title: Re: Bournemouth and Shoreham
Post by: Sarah Abbott on September 01, 2013, 08:39:29 PM
I also heard the Sea Vixen and Vampire had problems. The joys of  heritage aircraft!!
Title: Re: Bournemouth and Shoreham
Post by: Sylar on September 01, 2013, 10:38:42 PM
I understand the Sea Vixens no show was down to pilot availability, did a nice display on Saturday night.Certainly the Vampire looked to have gone tech as it broke from its display and never reappeared.

Cheers

Shane
Title: Re: Bournemouth and Shoreham
Post by: Gully on September 02, 2013, 01:02:36 PM
I understand the Sea Vixens no show was down to pilot availability, did a nice display on Saturday night.Certainly the Vampire looked to have gone tech as it broke from its display and never reappeared.

Cheers

Shane

Indeed. The Sea Vixen pilot was called away by his day job in the military, leaving them without a pilot. The Vampire pilot radioed that he had a problem and returned to base.

Gully