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The Grand-Daddy of all Youth Build-a-Plane projects

This is the project that kicked it all off.

G-BTSC              Evans VP-2         The Spirit of Truro



•   Built under the guidance of Design and Technology teacher Dennis Keam at Truro School,
    Cornwall from the summer of 1978 to 1979.
•   The Truro School Flying Club was formed to oversee and fund raise for the project.
•   Displayed at the 1980 Farnborough Air Show and and many air shows in the South-West.
•  Tested on 17th June 1980, at Deer Park, Tregavethan by Phil Irish, then to St Just
    and Lands End, with its CoA issued on 16th June 1981.
•  Flew between Truro and its twin, Morlaix in France on 20th July & back on 23rd July 1982.
•  Currently preserved at the Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre, Newquay Cornwall Airport, St Mawgan, Cornwall.
•   Here is the full story of an excellent and pioneering project.;

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