During Sunday 22nd February, there will be the first aircraft engine maintenance runs of the season. We call these “anti-det” runs, as they are done to prevent the engines deteriorating and rather, keep them in functioning condition.
The three aircraft that are planned to be started are the Douglas Dakota and De Havilland Devon twin-props and the mighty Nimrod XV250 running its four Rolls Royce Spey engines.
This will provide a lot of extra activity and noise, all under the watchful eye of our Fire Team and their appliances such as the mighty 38 tonne Pathfinder airfield Fire Tender adding to the spectacle.
So, together with all the other Museum exhibitions, this should make for a great visit to end off the half-term holidays!