Restoration Update - April 2023.
Have determined what sheeting to remove to facilitate probable removal of tail assembly elevators to allow corrosion repairs. Full extent of repairs unknown until this happens.
Wing tip floats primed ready for final colours and rack set up for safe storage of same. Blister gunners walkways painted and stored.
Bow repairs ongoing and will be ready soon for turret installation. Latest information fromAmberley re turret refurbishment is mid this year, photos provided and looking good thus far.
Centre wing repairs ongoing, manning back to normal.
Installation of MLG is well advanced, installation of wheel nuts soon. Have hopefully sourced a set of even wear MLG tyres off HARS.
Sorting through parts to determine what major components we are short of for cockpit and engineer's compartments.