News Category Archive: Aviation Restoration

Jet Art appears in Flypast magazine with a workshop piece on Transatlantic Air Race Harrier XV741

June 14, 2018 | Aviation Restoration, Company News, Press Coverage

In the June 2018 edition of Flypast a piece written by our very own Chris Wilson appeared in the “From the Workshop” section of the mag. The focus of the article was the story behind and restoration of Transatlantic Air … read more

Tornado F3 book featuring our restored ZE256!

June 14, 2015 | Aviation, Aviation Restoration, Company News

Check out David Gledhill’s fantastic new book “Tornado F3 in Focus: A Navigator’s Eye on Britain’s Last Interceptor”. A must read for any Tornado F3 fan! The book features the ZE256 F3 we restored here at Jet Art. A large percentage of … read more

Tornado GR1 Restoration Update

June 12, 2015 | Aircraft, Aviation, Aviation Restoration, Company News

Whilst the sun is shining we decided to play outside and put the wings, fin and tailerons back on our ex 15 Squadron Tornado GR1 restoration project. We’ve had this aircraft almost a year now and that’s how long its … read more

Tornado F3 finished, now available to buy

January 31, 2014 | Aviation, Aviation Restoration, Company News

In a quiet corner of  North Yorkshire there lurks a 61 feet long brute of an interceptor, designed to bring down nuclear armed Soviet Backfires, Bears and Blinders  and she could be yours for a fraction of the original multi-million pound … read more

Tornado ZA399 – Gulf War veteran and ex-617 ‘Dambusters’ Squadron restored by Jet Art

September 2, 2013 | Aviation Restoration, Company News

  As you may have seen in our last news update, on 29th May we took delivery of Panavia Tornado GR1 ZA399. All aircraft have a history from the moment they roll off the production line but this one has … read more

WK275 – “THAT” Supermarine Swift

December 8, 2012 | Aviation, Aviation Restoration, Company News

  Over the years Jet Art Aviation has taken on some high profile projects but this one is perhaps the most ‘infamous’. Other than the legendary A1 Lightning, I can think of no airframe out there in the elements that has … read more

Any landing you can walk away from ……

October 15, 2012 | Aviation, Aviation Restoration, Company News, Press Coverage

    Twin stick Harrier XW269 has made it’s final touchdown in Wales after its painstaking restoration by the Jet Art Aviation team but not without one final element of drama! You may recall this aircraft is no stranger to … read more

Harrier XW269 seeks nice new home, museum preferable

May 18, 2011 | Aircraft Logistics, Aviation Restoration

Jet Art Aviations Rare and unique Two Seat Harrier Aircraft that that caused a media frenzy earlier this year has been purchased by the “XW269 Preservation Society”.  A website will be set up in due course to explain its purpose … read more

TSR2 Engine a monumental piece of aviation heritage

March 30, 2011 | Aircraft Engines, Aviation, Aviation Restoration

‘The’ prototype Bristol Siddeley Olympus 320 jet engine for the BAC TSR2 aircraft program has been found on a farm in Southern England and is now available for sale.  Over 40 years after the TSR2 program was cancelled with all … read more

Aircraft Magazine XW269

February 7, 2011 | Aviation, Aviation Restoration, Press Coverage