Team SHAR heads to Syracuse, NY

With the tragic death of Blue Angels number 6, Marine Captain Jeff Kuss last week, the Blue Angels cancelled their scheduled appearance at the Syracuse, NY Airshow.   Team SHAR was called to step in. “We were in a stand down of our own since our next show wasn’t until later in the year, but when […]

Anglo-American Lightning Organization launches crowd funding program

Another iconic British fighter, is needing help from the aviation community.  The Anglo-American Lightning Organization is restoring an English Electric “Lightning” to full flying condition. They’ve made significant progress and due in some part to our success with the Harrier, they are anticipating a full return to flight. We’ve helped them with the FAA regulations and shared advice […]

Team SHAR cycles the landing gear and exercises the emergency blow down system

As part of our annual Conditional Inspection, the Sea Harrier is placed on jacks and hydraulic power is applied. The gas motor running is actually our “log splitter” hydraulic generator.  It provides the power to actuate the flight controls.  All the hydraulic flight controls, etc., are exercised, including retracting and lowering the landing gear. This ensures […]

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