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by jamesinnewcastle
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Family Members sought
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: Family Members sought

Hi Slightly off topic but The National Archives have loads of the forms on which liberated POWs gave a report of how they were treated and the conditions in the camp, etc. If they have your Grandfathers, he would have filled it out himself. Attached is an example - not a massive document, just a few...
by jamesinnewcastle
Mon May 07, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: 4D Stirling - Under Construction
Replies: 107
Views: 27002

Re: 4D Stirling - Under Construction

Hi Bruno Thanks for your comments. Unfortunately I am in the middle of house improvements at the moment so I can't upgrade the model as much as I want to. However I plan to do a good many videos in 360 VR - planned is a bombing run with search lights flak etc. as well as a daylight take-off. I suspe...
by jamesinnewcastle
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: 4D Stirling - Under Construction
Replies: 107
Views: 27002

Re: 4D Stirling - Under Construction

Hi All I now have the ability to generate 360 spherical images such that you can sit in the aircraft and look around. Soon Virtual Reality and steroscopic files. Apologies the quality is not good - this is just a test to make sure I can go from model to web site. Do go full screen for best effect - ...
by jamesinnewcastle
Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Put Wood 'int 'Ole?
Replies: 9
Views: 2994

Re: Put Wood 'int 'Ole?

Hi All It's taken a while, and the sale on ebay of the door to the rear gunners area, but now I can answer my own question, though I could have guessed it previously anyway from existing film. OK so I contacted the guy selling the door and he gave me the rough dimensions for my model - the measureme...
by jamesinnewcastle
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: Matching Paint to an Object
Replies: 3
Views: 1530

Re: Matching Paint to an Object

Hi John/Bruno

Seems like everyone knew about paint matching except me! My Googling needs some refining I think!


James
by jamesinnewcastle
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: Matching Paint to an Object
Replies: 3
Views: 1530

Matching Paint to an Object

Hi All I don't know if this is useful or widely known about but as I am restoring some WW2 radio equipment I needed a paint that matched the original. You might want to match a paint for a modelling project. No suitable colour in the standard range nor in the RAL or other standard swatches and of co...
by jamesinnewcastle
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Crash of Short Stirling R9167, Call code OJ-N of 149 Squadron
Replies: 4
Views: 844

Re: Crash of Short Stirling R9167, Call code OJ-N of 149 Squadron

Hi

I'm always moved by the sight of memorials such as this. I often wonder if the crews would ever have imagined that people would remember them so affectionately and retell their individual stories.


James
by jamesinnewcastle
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Nice Video
Replies: 2
Views: 306

Nice Video

Hi All

Just put up - I've not seen this before.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbdNMP_ ... e=youtu.be


James
by jamesinnewcastle
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: 4D Stirling - Under Construction
Replies: 107
Views: 27002

Re: 4D Stirling - Under Construction

The ammunition feed to the rear turret was very long. You have to wonder how difficult it was to pull the bullets through. Also, rather oddly, it seems that the early MKIs had the feed system but the turret didn't use it rather it held the bullets internally as the front turret did. The attached mod...
by jamesinnewcastle
Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: A Wrecked Stirling .............
Replies: 9
Views: 1521

Re: A Wrecked Stirling .............

Hi Bruno

Thanks for that! I'm interested in all photos of Stirlings in the batch that included N6012


Cheers
James