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by bgizmo
Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Stirling Aircraft Project - Engineering help needed
Replies: 16
Views: 56460

Re: Stirling Aircraft Project - Engineering help needed

Hi New to the forum, but having read through this thread, I'll chuck my offer in. I am Course Leader of Product Design at a University in the UK. We have a number of CNC machines at our disposal. Because are need is model making, we don't do metals, though if you need milling of parts for casting we...
by bgizmo
Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:38 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Fell out of a Stirling & Survived - An Amazing Story
Replies: 6
Views: 1723

Re: Fell out of a Stirling & Survived - An Amazing Story

I believe the incident you mentioned is this one (taken from wikipedia) Flight Sergeant Nicholas Stephen Alkemade (1923–1987) was a tail gunner for a Royal Air Force Avro Lancaster bomber during World War II who survived a fall of 18,000 feet (5500 m) without a parachute after his plane was shot dow...
by bgizmo
Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:12 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Short Stirling Photo Collection
Replies: 194
Views: 54410

Re: Short Stirling Photo Collection

Hi guys - first post on the forum, though some of you will possibly know me from the Lancaster Archive forum (amongst others.....) Just wanted to share this picture, that I came across only recently, whilst visiting my late fathers navigator from his first tour in 1943 - my father flew 2 tours with ...