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by Dave_Richardson
Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:31 pm
Forum: In Memoriam
Topic: 149 Squadron Stirling R9329 OJ-V
Replies: 1
Views: 1079

149 Squadron Stirling R9329 OJ-V

21 August 2012 marks the 70th Anniversary of the crash of Stirling R9329 which came down in Devon returning from a Gardening Operation in the Gironde Estuary. All on board were killed. Some of the relatives of the crew met up this weekend for a memorial service in the local church near the crash sit...
by Dave_Richardson
Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:28 pm
Forum: 'The Mess Inn'
Topic: RAF Badge or Insignia
Replies: 2
Views: 2012

Re: RAF Badge or Insignia

Hi David This might be a candidate: http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee474/gricer4321/1iii_16.jpg It's described on the traders website as a "Armourer / Artificer / Fitter Trade Arm Badge" and there is a posting on the British and Commonwealth Military Badge Forum which suggests that "it is the W...
by Dave_Richardson
Mon Aug 06, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Bomber Command in the Telegraph
Replies: 2
Views: 968

Re: Bomber Command in the Telegraph

Cracking poster Steve and by Terence Cuneo. Have you found the mouse he puts in all of his paintings?!

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:54 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Can anyone identify this?
Replies: 10
Views: 3564

Re: Can anyone identify this?

Thanks Dennis, good to hear from you.

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Sat Jul 28, 2012 12:50 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Can anyone identify this?
Replies: 10
Views: 3564

Re: Can anyone identify this?

Cheers Chunky, as I suspected. Welcome to the forum!

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 156
Replies: 7
Views: 3569

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 156

Alan, you just beat me to it so I'll go for the He 274 V2 or in French ownership the AAS 01B,

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:43 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Can anyone identify this?
Replies: 10
Views: 3564

Re: Can anyone identify this?

Alan

Thanks for that. I must say I was leaning towards to audio rather than the heating option!

Cheers

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Can anyone identify this?
Replies: 10
Views: 3564

Can anyone identify this?

The cable shown in this photo appears to be coming out of the neck area of the sidcot suit. I thought it might be an intercom connction but as it only seems to be worn by the airgunners on the photo, could it be a heated suit connection? http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee474/gricer4321/canyouide...
by Dave_Richardson
Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Short Stirling Photo Collection
Replies: 194
Views: 87382

Re: Short Stirling Photo Collection

Image

Here's a photo of the fourth production Stirling MkI N3638 at Rochester. The photo is from Dennis Field's book Target by Moonlight and is credited to The Stirling Bomber Research Library

Dave