It has been a very exciting day at Fishburn Airfield today with the arrival of a quite famous visitor to the RS Paintworks facility.
North American Harvard G-BJST from the Imperial War Museum Duxford touched down safely on runway 26R.
After months of discussion and research into the aircrafts history, the decision has been made to paint the aircraft in the desert colours of AJ841 - a tribute to the brave RAF personnel training in WW2 to become Hurricane pilots. AJ841 was shipped directly from the USA to the Middle East. It's purported that she was used for in house training, conversions to the Hurricane & pilots currency training.
You can view this aircraft at its base at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire if you don't manage to see the aircraft at Fishburn Airfield during the open day on the 16th & 17th of May 2015.
AJ841 will be available for warbird pleasure flights through Classic Wings, who also operate a second Harvard AT-6, two Tiger Moths, Chipmunks and a de Havilland Dragon Rapide.