TFC's FM-2 Wildcat warming-up for a practice display prior to Flying Legends 2018. G-RUMW is in the markings of JV579/F of 846 Squadron aboard the Attacker-Class escort carrier HMS Tracker in the summer of 1944.
Nick Grey taxies past the Hold of RWY-06 for a practice sortie prior to Flying Legends 2018. The Sea Fury has been re-engined recently with a Pratt & Whitney R-2800 geared to a four bladed Hamilton propeller.
TFC's P-40C 41-13357 is finished as P-40C 39-159 as used by the Technical Training Command at Chanute Field, Illinois, in 1940. Stripped of the standard olive drab camouflage, the aircraft served as a personal ‘hack’ for base excecutive staff.
The badge on the fuselage of TFC's P-40C reads 'Sustineo Alas' ('I sustain the wings') was applied to most of the training aircraft at Chanute Field. Her true identity is 41-13357, one of 2 P-40Cs acquired from the former Soviet Union in the 1990s by TFC.