Just minor squawks and adjustments from the Jan 11 test flight.
June 5, 2010 – Prop and Plane are now one.
Now that is what makes this plane so beautiful, the 5 bladed propellor. It has been a long haul since the engine was delivered, but the crew has been very careful to take the time needed to do it right and indeed they have. Well the wait will soon be over and those 5 blades will be a blur when we soon once again see the Spitfire take to the air.
May 13, 2009 – Did you hear it?
The mighty Griffon sang its song for the first time in 5 years. The intial test runs went very well.
May 11, 2009 – Ready for test runs!
A few pics from Jose at Vintage V-12s, our Griffon complete and ready for the test runs.
April 29, 2009 – The mighty Griffon is about to be test run
Vintage V-12 is nearly finished with the Griffon and will start with the test runs very shortly.
April 24, 2009 – Getting ready for the enigne
Les and the boys are hard at work making sure the airframe will be ready for the enigne delivery.
March 18, 2009 – Gear Swings!
Les doing a fine job as the gear swings went off with zero problems.
March 1, 2009 – Soon we will hear the roar of a Griffon
Excitement grows as the final funds for the completion of the Griffon overhaul have been given to Vintage V-12s. The Griffon should arrive to our maintenance hangar by the end of April.