The long-awaited hangar

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The long-awaited hangar

Postby Sooty655 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:07 pm

It looks like those waiting with baited breath for the long-awaited hangar may have to wait a bit (or a lot) longer.

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Re: The long-awaited hangar

Postby Mayfly » Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:49 pm

You just wouldn't credit it would you.....

Indeed, we know that some of you have sadly, but understandably, lost confidence in the Trust ever establishing a safe and secure home for our aircraft.

We appreciate that and, going forward, we will be making changes, to ensure that in the future you will be kept involved with and aware of progress and developments at VTST in a timely fashion..



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Re: The long-awaited hangar

Postby Spitfire » Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:03 pm

What a total and absolute shambles and a total waste of space they are ...

Its been nothing but smoke and mirrors since it landed at Doncaster - such a shame :( X( ~x(
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Re: The long-awaited hangar

Postby Sooty655 » Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:48 pm

We appreciate that and, going forward, we will be making changes, to ensure that in the future you will be kept involved with and aware of progress and developments at VTST in a timely fashion.

To achieve that, they are reducing the newsletter frequency to once-a-month, so they don't have to dream up platitudes as often as they used to.

They went to Yorkshire to find someone with more money than sense ~ definitely didn't think that through, did they? :)) :))
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Re: The long-awaited hangar

Postby Dee » Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:32 am

Oh well at least we now know that it was all just an absolute farce!!
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Re: The long-awaited hangar

Postby Spitfire » Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:38 pm

Dee wrote:Oh well at least we now know that it was all just an absolute farce!!

You only just realised that Dee :D ;)

Such a shame that this once successful and respected project has rapidly gone right down the tubes due mainly to bad management and poor decision making... not least of which was the choice of Doncaster as a final home :-o :(
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Re: The long-awaited hangar

Postby Sooty655 » Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:19 pm

In case you haven't seen it, here is a link to the latest VTTST explanation of why they chose Doncaster.

They explain that Doncaster gives them access to a runway whereas aircraft like XM655 have lost that access. Well, we (655MaPS) might just have a surprise for them very soon, but more to the point they give no explanation as to why they haven't made any use of this important runway access ever since they stopped flying*.

*Except for the one top-secret no-public-allowed taxi run to get them out of a legal bind over their raffle prize screw-up.
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Re: The long-awaited hangar

Postby Mayfly » Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:05 pm

Finingley (Always was always will be to me :D ) is a growing airport.

If they ever do get use of the runway I can see it being very, very limited. We all know commercial flights have time slots times - miss the slot it causes all sorts of knock on problems.

I'm sorry but I can't help thinking back to all those times even when 558 was flying and concerns were voiced by the 'descenters' they were shouted down by what became known as the 'rose tinted spectacle brigade' yet one by one they all flew the coop.

So very, very, very sad as 558 must have had one of if not the most loyal supporters any restoration group has ever managed.
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Re: The long-awaited hangar

Postby Sooty655 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:13 pm

Mayfly wrote:Finingley (Always was always will be to me :D ) is a growing airport.

If they ever do get use of the runway I can see it being very, very limited. We all know commercial flights have time slots times - miss the slot it causes all sorts of knock on problems.

I'm sorry but I can't help thinking back to all those times even when 558 was flying and concerns were voiced by the 'descenters' they were shouted down by what became known as the 'rose tinted spectacle brigade' yet one by one they all flew the coop.

So very, very, very sad as 558 must have had one of if not the most loyal supporters any restoration group has ever managed.


I think at least some of the problem was that the Vulcan attracted a lot of supporters who had no other aviation interest or knowledge, which meant that they couldn't see the realities behind all the VTTST smoke and mirrors. Some of them still can't ~ there are still posters on FaceBook etc who blindly believe what VTTST tell them and try to shout down anyone who dares to suggest it ain't all wonderful, but they are getting noticeably fewer in number as time goes on.

It is interesting that people have now lost interest to such an extent that there are still pro- and anti- VTTST posts on their FB page, but the biggest argument is whether the "new mini" raffle prize is really a mini or not.
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