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Brooklands Museum Presents fifth engine to the Sunderland Trust

16 Oct
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A complete example of the Sunderland’s flying boats ‘fifth engine ‘Is now on display at Pembroke Dock’s Flying Boat Centre Workshop, thanks to a generous donation by a major UK aviation museum. Brooklands Museum in Surrey donated a generator to fit the Sunderland auxiliary power unit -the APU.This is the engine which, located in one […]

Tales of witches and flying dogs!

01 Sep
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The witch who cursed the launch of a Royal Navy ship and the dog who flew patrols in Sunderland flying boats – just two of the far from tall tales which will be related at ‘Storytelling Days’ in Pembroke Dock next week. Arranged by the Sunderland Trust, the Storytelling will take place at the Fleets […]

Crowds thrilled by Catalina’s flying tribute

27 Aug
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A 70 year-old warplane thrilled thousands of Pembrokeshire people and visitors on Bank Holiday Saturday with an aerial tribute to Pembroke Dock and its flying boat heritage. In clear skies the UK’s only airworthy Catalina – operated by Plane Sailing Air Displays from Duxford, Cambridgeshire – diverted from a round Britain commemorative flight to make […]