WORKSHOP: A Warrior's Return

Despite a temporary pause in work while the coronavirus pandemic plays out, the restoration of Hawker Typhoon RB396 to flying condition remains very much on course

How to manage an unprecedented restoration effort in the face of a global pandemic? That’s the challenge currently facing the Hawker Typhoon Preservation Group, as the return to flight of its Typhoon Ib, RB396/G-TIFY, gathers pace. Different priorities have to be balanced. At once, momentum must be maintained and costs kept under control. Th at goes for any such project involving a substantial element of public donation, but especially at a time like this.

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