Stinson V77 Reliant N69745 reappears after winter hibernation at Birmingham Airport

Stinson V77 Reliant N69745 has reappeared after spending the winter at Birmingham Airport
to perform an engine run and taxy in preparation for its planned visit to the RNAS Yeovilton
International Air Day in Somerset on Saturday 8 July 2017....

.... the aircraft which is owned by Paul Kehoe, CEO of Birmingham Airport, had arrived
at Birmingham on Sunday 11 December 2016 - the aircraft which was built in 1943 is now
in Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm markings where it operated as FK877 while still retaining its
US Army Air Force serial of 42-46703 For more information on its history and arrival see here

After an initial engine run the aircraft is ready for a taxy....

.... down Taxiway Foxtrot all the way to the Weather station and back! Photo Roy Kesterton
Mission accomplished! - aircraft serviceable and ready to fly!

Old meets new at Birmingham Airport....

.... with the terminal in the background

Stinson V77 Reliant N69745 safely back in the hangar at Birmingham Airport

With thanks to Paul Kehoe for the visit to see N69745
Wednesday 5 July 2017
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