It will never get off the ground…

Posted by on Sep 17, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It will never get off the ground…

As any pilot who’s seen Star Wars producer George Lucas’s new film Red Tails will agree, the real stars are not the highly-paid talent whose names appear on top of the credits but the beautiful warplanes whose action sequences make the film memorable. Most aviators will be familiar with the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the black American pilots who fought for their country in World War Two when they weren’t even allowed to sit in the same restaurant or train carriage as their white countrymen and had to step off the pavement if a white man wished to pass. Red Tails is a dramatised...

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Gateguards (UK) Ltd – News and Updates

Posted by on Jul 28, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Gateguards (UK) Ltd – News and Updates

We are settling in well in our new facility at Newquay Airport. Gateguards has leased a HAS (Hardened Aircraft Shelter), originally intended to house part of the UK’s Nuclear Deterrent Force, in the form of Blackburn Bucanneers and latterly Panavia Toradoes. If anyone would like to donate either of the above to use as our own gateguard, we would be only too happy to give her a good home! We have several new projects which are under way or imminent, including:- - A new-build replica Hawker Hurricane to be constructed and installed on the Thames Promenade in Windsor in time for the...

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