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by jamesinnewcastle
Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Short Stirling BF346 lost 28/29 April 1943
Replies: 4
Views: 143

Re: Short Stirling BF346 lost 28/29 April 1943

Hi Lyn It sounds like you are doing a pretty competant job of research! Let us know how you get on. My Granmother lost her oldest boy on his way back from his first mission in a Halifax - the only aircraft in the flight to be lost. She too pined to know where his body was - she said that she couldn'...
by jamesinnewcastle
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Short Stirling BF346 lost 28/29 April 1943
Replies: 4
Views: 143

Re: Short Stirling BF346 lost 28/29 April 1943

Hi Lyn You don't say why you are looking for these details, forums are stocked with people who are 'interested', you might get better responses if you interest them too, otherwise you are just asking people to do stuff for you for no return. You don't say if you have spoken/mailed Theo Boiten but he...
by jamesinnewcastle
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Family Members sought
Replies: 3
Views: 690

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: 31632

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: 31632

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: 3285

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: 1733

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: 1733

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: 1019

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: 422

Nice Video

Hi All

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

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


James