XH558 First Flight . . . . . Today!!!

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AlexP
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XH558 First Flight . . . . . Today!!!

Post by AlexP »

On the local lunch time news today (Wed) there was a brief article on XH558 which stated that, weather permitting, first flight would be tomorrow. Click below and fast forward to 7m15s:
EDIT: I’ve removed the link as the lunch time bulletin has now been superseded by the evening one, which sadly doesn’t contain the article on XH558.

Oh and here’s a weather report for tomorrow:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/5day.shtml

Looks like this is it chaps, fingers crossed for a successful and safe return to flight. :) :) :) :) :) :yipeee: :yipeee: :yipeee: :yipeee: :yipeee:
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Re: XH558 First Flight . . . . . Tomorrow!!!

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Considering the date is being kept from general release, I doubt TVOC would have released it to the Beeb. From other fora I think it may be more fast taxi runs tomorrow...
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Just been reading the TVOC forum. There are some very optimistic people on there stating tomorrow(17th) is THE day. Lets hope it is tommorrow. If so then best wishes lads..! :partyman:
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Re: XH558 First Flight . . . . . Tomorrow!!!

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A few pics from today.(not mine i may add)
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First test flight is planned for11;30am.Thursday CHEERS CHEERS :dance:
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I'm reminded of that scene in 'The Dambusters' where we saw the aircraft sitting on their pans as the momentous day dawned over Scampton. If you've seen it, you'll know what I mean, and tomorrow it will be Bruntingthorpe's turn.

I can scarcely imagine whats going through their minds at TVOC in these final hours. What a long tortuous journey it has been for them. All the very best of luck to everyone involved. :)
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Yesssssss !!!!!!!! All the best at TVOC.....Fingers crossed.... :thumbsup:

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Damn you trident man. You beat me to it :@ :lol:
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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Love the avatar Neil :lol: :lol:

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Re: XH558 First Flight . . . . . Tomorrow!!!

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I'll gladly be proved wrong if it is tomorrow. I'll have to spend the afternoon wired to the web... Shame I can't scive off too much tomorrow... :lol:
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