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Shuttleworth Workshop

By dark_lord  
As promised and requested, more from behind the scenes at the Shuttleworth Collection.
The lead image is a corner of the workshop, V1 and V2 are of the Spitfire under restoration, and V3 is of freshly painted parts hanging up to dry (Airfix kits would have been great at this scale Smile).
Some aircraft later in the week.

Thank you to everyone commenting or voting on Cat Bells Shadows, and to mac for his UA.

Tags: Spitfire Architecture Restoration Workshop Shuttleworth collection

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banehawi Plus
18 2.9k 4337 Canada
28 Sep 2021 10:22PM
Colourful corner; nice to see the restoration.
James124 Plus
8 63 54 Portugal
28 Sep 2021 10:30PM
Nice set, V1 & V2 seem to be different aeroplanes, or are they the same one at different stages of restoration?
James
dales Plus
7 13 Australia
28 Sep 2021 10:44PM
Excellent reportage with these impressive images Keith , wonderful to see the works in progress.
Ian
mac Plus
21 14 Scotland
28 Sep 2021 11:54PM
An instructive series of the Spitfire restoration, but will see it finished?
Ian
bricurtis Plus
17 2.7k 53 England
28 Sep 2021 11:58PM
Great detail and clarity in the lead image.
chase Plus
17 2.5k 669 England
29 Sep 2021 12:11AM
Really interesting images Keith and the lighting is lovely, so even.
Great to see the work these folk put into the restorations.
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
29 Sep 2021 2:45AM
The size- (or lack of ) always amazes me! Thanks for these images!
Interesting shop and great captures.
dark_lord Plus
18 3.0k 836 England
29 Sep 2021 10:09AM

Quote:V1 & V2 seem to be different aeroplanes, or are they the same one at different stages of restoration?

The same aircraft, just different angles (the surrounding stuff around and about is the same).
dudler Plus
19 2.0k 1975 England
29 Sep 2021 10:20AM
Airfix kits... I'm sure the Shuttleworth engineers have fewer problems getting the propellors to go round. (It looks odd now, but I'm sure that used to be an acceptable spelling...)
Chinga Plus
12 112 3 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2021 2:00PM
Very interesting workshop, with so many restoration projects going on...
Good images Keith. Isabel GrinGrin
leo_nid 5 12
29 Sep 2021 3:15PM
beautiful and interesting photography with much to look at

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