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Modellers paint Sunderland for return to duty

18 Dec
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    Sunderland T9044 Returns To Action! Sunderland T9044 is returning to duty after nearly 75 years. Penfro Model Club members have recreated an iconic piece of aviation history through their latest project for the Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust. They have transformed a 12ft wingspan scale model of a Sunderland flying boat to look like […]

Top cameraman zooms in on Haven Sunderland

05 Nov
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One of the world’s top underwater cameramen, Michael Pitts, has teamed up with divers who monitor the sunken Sunderland flying boat in the Milford Haven Waterway to take dramatic images of the wartime survivor. Michael, who assignments take him to fabulous locations and crystal clear waters all over the world, joined members of the Pembroke […]

Keep, Sunderland, Warrior and Build a Museum

18 Oct
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Keep, Sunderland, Warrior and build a museum  From the West Wales Guardian – Wednesday, September 6th, 1968 “Call to Pembroke Dock Residents!” “Now that Pembroke Dock residents have voted overwhelmingly in favour of retaining the name of the town, all should unite in further­ing its attraction as a tourist Centre by fighting to retain its present […]

Battle of the Atlantic-Honoured guests

16 Oct
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Special and honoured guest at the battle of Atlantic Weekend events were an Australian family who had travelled especially to Wales to take part. Mrs Patricia Swain, of Sydney, New South Wales, is the sister of flight Lieutenant Colin Walker,DSO,the Australian pilot who captained a Sunderland which had an epic encounter with German fighter over […]

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 […]

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 […]