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by bandlaw49
Fri Oct 17, 2014 7:14 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling Photos
Replies: 5
Views: 2215

Re: Stirling Photos

Not wishing to tease anyone, because these items are long gone, but I thought it best to attach them.....perhaps someone can discern a bit of 'gen' from them!
John
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by bandlaw49
Fri Oct 17, 2014 2:53 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling Photos
Replies: 5
Views: 2215

Re: Stirling Photos

Thank you for your very kind response....here is a forth shot of the same crew.
STIRLINGS ON TAIL.jpg
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John
by bandlaw49
Fri Oct 17, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling Photos
Replies: 5
Views: 2215

Stirling Photos

These photos passed through my hands a couple of years ago.....they came from a house clearance. I thought they might be of interest to the forum.
Regards John (bandlaw49)
STIRLINGS CREW AT DOOR.jpg
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STIRLINGS CREW ON TOP.jpg
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STIRLING AT DISPERSAL.jpg
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by bandlaw49
Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: HALF COVERED COCKPITS
Replies: 1
Views: 2321

HALF COVERED COCKPITS

I have noticed before, certainly on HCU Stirlings, that the rear two thirds of the cockpit perspex has been painted over. Does anyone know if it is only Con Units, and if so why?
Regards
bandlaw
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by bandlaw49
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: 38 GROUP
Topic: GET READY TO TONGA
Replies: 1
Views: 2164

GET READY TO TONGA

Stirlings at Keevil being marshalled ready for Operation Tonga D-Day
The aircraft nosing into view bears the chalk No 213 - She would carry 20 paratroopers from 716 Coy RASC Airborne Light and a REME contingent to DZ 'N'.
Regards
Bandlaw
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by bandlaw49
Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: 38 GROUP
Topic: RAF DUNSFOLD POWs
Replies: 1
Views: 2124

RAF DUNSFOLD POWs

A nice shot taken from Dunsfold Tower. The Stirlings have returned from the continent with POWs.
Regards Bandlaw
DUNSFOLD STIRLING.jpg
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by bandlaw49
Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: CRASHED STIRLING LUDFORD MAGNA
Replies: 9
Views: 5576

Re: CRASHED STIRLING LUDFORD MAGNA

Hello Chaps, Thnak you for the encouraging responce to this particular item. Please find attached the crash site in relation to the airfield. The view is North to the top, so it would appear S/Ldr Reed had perhaps approached from the South West end of the main runway, tried to overshoot and then los...
by bandlaw49
Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:05 pm
Forum: Books and DVD's Section
Topic: SEVEN SHORT LIVES
Replies: 1
Views: 2536

SEVEN SHORT LIVES

'Seven Short Lives' by Steven B Potter, is the story of a 106 Sqn crew from Metheringham..... Lancasters, I know but it has this attached super shot of Stirlings within it's pages. Now I know the collective noun for a gathering of Stirlings such as this would be a squadron...... but these are at an ...
by bandlaw49
Fri Mar 14, 2014 2:24 pm
Forum: 38 GROUP
Topic: KEEVIL OPERATION TONGA
Replies: 3
Views: 3377

KEEVIL OPERATION TONGA

Attached are the details of which British Airborne Units flew from the various airfields on Operation 'Tonga' 5/6th June 1944.
Bandlaw
CHALK NUMBERS
CHALK NUMBERS
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Stirlings_ready_for_Operation_Tonga_at_RAF_Keevil_June_1944.jpg
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by bandlaw49
Fri Mar 14, 2014 2:05 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: CRASHED STIRLING LUDFORD MAGNA
Replies: 9
Views: 5576

Re: CRASHED STIRLING LUDFORD MAGNA

Location photos of the crash landing at Ludford.
Regads Bandlaw
google maps
google maps
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