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by Mark Joyce
Mon May 13, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Get Well Soon to Alan W
Replies: 4
Views: 217

Re: Get Well Soon to Alan W

I don't know the details of Alan's hospitalization but I'm thankful to hear that he's back home, and my prayers and wishes for a quick and complete recovery.

Cheers,

Mark
by Mark Joyce
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: The Stirling Aircraft Project
Topic: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update
Replies: 296
Views: 61760

Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Hi John, Sorry for the delay. While I'm sure there's a way to get the whole newsletter on here from the format I have on my computer, I haven't figured it out. So here's the meat of the text, copied and pasted. Unfortunately it doesn't have the accompanying photographs. Flight Deck The flight deck f...
by Mark Joyce
Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Stirling Aircraft Project
Topic: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update
Replies: 296
Views: 61760

Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

John, are you signed up for the project's newsletters? I am and just received the latest one a few days ago. I'm sure I can email you a copy if needed.

Cheers,

Mark
by Mark Joyce
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: Italeri Short Stirling
Replies: 10
Views: 3091

Re: Italeri Short Stirling

John, I just checked eBay and found one currently being bid on. Unfortunately for you, it appears the seller only ships to the mainland US:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Fonderie-Minia ... e#shpCntId
by Mark Joyce
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: Short Stirling Sanger 1:48 scale Kit - Build
Replies: 65
Views: 19983

Re: Short Stirling Sanger 1:48 scale Kit - Build

That's one amazing build you did, John! I have heard that Sanger kits can be difficult but never would imagine they could be near impossible. You basically scratch-built most of the model and I can't express my admiration enough for your abilities and perseverance.

Cheers,

Mark
by Mark Joyce
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: Italeri Short Stirling
Replies: 10
Views: 3091

Re: Italeri Short Stirling

Thank you, John, you are too generous with your comments. And having looked at your experience with the Sanger Stirling, I have to admit I don't mind challenges but I'm no glutton for punishment!

Cheers,

Mark
by Mark Joyce
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: 'The Mess Inn'
Topic: Plates to suit
Replies: 5
Views: 1048

Re: Plates to suit

That's great, John! What a wonderful way to publicly honor your father and the squadron. Just curious, but does it cost extra to request a 'specialized' plate in OZ as it does here in the USA (at least in California, but everything costs extra here!).

Cheers,

Mark
by Mark Joyce
Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Looking for Stirling Pictures
Replies: 2
Views: 356

Re: Looking for Stirling Pictures

Hello Iain, Sorry to not be of much help, but I checked the Stirling books I have with no luck. These include Jonathan Falconer's "Stirling in Combat," "Stirling Wings: The Short Stirling goes to War," and Osprey's "Short Stirling Units of World War 2," along with Squadron/Signal's "Short Stirling i...
by Mark Joyce
Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Handley Page Halifax Collection
Replies: 72
Views: 26028

Re: Handley Page Halifax Collection

Hi Richard,

I too want to pass on my condolences for the passing of your grandfather. Hopefully he shared some of his experiences with you, so that his legacy along with those he served with will live on.

Cheers,

Mark
by Mark Joyce
Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 6
Views: 700

Re: Happy New Year!

Thank you, and the same to you!

Cheers,

Mark