Whilst months of total work went into the preparation for the Roll Out event the immediate days and weeks preceding March 24th where a hive of activity at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground
XX894 fFinal prep March 24th
This video shows the final preparations on XX894 on the morning of Saturday March 24th. Mike takes XX894 for an all systems check as she has not had a full run since the winter service on her engines etc. Greg takes a ride in the back as XX894 is fully checked out.
Next up for a full repaint will be XX894
XW544 Final prep March 24th
This video shows the final preparations on XW544 on the evening of Friday March 23rd. Ollie takes XW544 for a all systems check so that she will be ready for the morning whilst Russ videos from the rear seat - little does he know that he will be taking the first back seat ride in the morning.
Prep fro XW544 in advance of the Roll out day - VIDEO is 8x speed
March 17th 2012
This video was shot on Saturday March 17th at Bruntingthorpe after XW544 was rolled out into daylight for the first time since September 2011. It was important to test all major systems including the new brake pads (re-manufactured by Dave Webber) and both engines.
BUCCANEER PRE-ROLL OUT EVENT