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by Sabre
Mon Mar 15, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: Special Hobby Sunderland Mk 5
Replies: 3
Views: 497

Re: Special Hobby Sunderland Mk 5

Hi Mark Nicely detailed and fine representation of skin and panel lines, needs some filler on the wings to fuselage joints, also the keel and mid-upper turret inserts. There is a lot of internal detail but not much is visible. The turrets and aerials are a fiddle but that’s me getting old. There is ...
by Sabre
Thu Mar 11, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: Special Hobby Sunderland Mk 5
Replies: 3
Views: 497

Special Hobby Sunderland Mk 5

With Lockdowns preventing trips to the workshop to undertake some 1:1 modelling on the Stirling Project the loft insulation has been under attack recently. This is the Special Hobby Sunderland Mk5 in 230 Sqn markings, the aircraft was used on the Berlin Airlift. I have endeavoured to recreate the pi...
by Sabre
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: 38 GROUP
Topic: Operation Varsity
Replies: 6
Views: 5869

Re: Operation Varsity

Hi Drew / Bruno Quick look in Air Britain Flying Training and Support Units since 1912 indicates that the ORTU was a refresher unit for glider pilots. In March 1945 it was at RAF Matching in Essex, some on line information on the airfield. The ORTU supplied 20 Stirling/Horsa units to Op Varsity. Loo...
by Sabre
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: The Stirling Aircraft Project
Topic: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update
Replies: 306
Views: 126802

Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Hi All

For those following the Project's progress I have added some more pictures of recently completed items on our web site. Please take a look.

Cliff
by Sabre
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: The Stirling Aircraft Project
Topic: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update
Replies: 306
Views: 126802

Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Hi All I have added some flight deck progress pictures to the Stirling Aircraft Project web site. The pilot's footrests and seat harness mechanisms are now complete. The P1 seat is only outstanding the armour plate which will be the next task. We have also reassembled the rudder and elevator trim co...
by Sabre
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: The Stirling Aircraft Project
Topic: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update
Replies: 306
Views: 126802

Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Progress Pictures All I have added some pictures of the Project’s recent activities to the Stirling Aircraft Project web site. If you received the Newsletter you will notice that the rudder trim position dial on the Trim Box now has the correct colours, we hope to have the elevator dials in the near...
by Sabre
Tue Dec 24, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: The Stirling Aircraft Project
Topic: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update
Replies: 306
Views: 126802

Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Hi Cees

The email is currently not active but we are looking into restoring it. Bruno, are you able to forward by email to Cess (Cliff_*******)
by Sabre
Mon May 06, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: 299 bomber command
Replies: 4
Views: 3637

Re: 299 bomber command

Hi Nicholas, I am not sure how much you have searched the web but I managed to find probably the same reference as you in a book by Asher C J Pirt titled GHQ Liaison Regiment (Phantom) and on page 51 of 2 General Headquarters Liaison Regiment Central Mediterranean by the same author referencing to N...
by Sabre
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: The Stirling Aircraft Project
Topic: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update
Replies: 306
Views: 126802

Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Hi All Mark, thank you for adding the content of the most recent Newsletter to the forum. The Project endeavours to produce a Newsletter every 6 months but we update our web and Facebook sites more frequently. Please see links: http://stirlingproject.co.uk/ https://en-gb.facebook.com/stirlingaircraf...
by Sabre
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge 254
Replies: 10
Views: 10331

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge 254

Caudron C440 Goeland.

Originally looking at the Siebel fh 104 due to the location of the aerial mast or whether it was an early 204 or the SNCAC version.

Nice, may have to find a kit to build!!

Cliff