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by Dave_Richardson
Thu Jul 26, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Books and DVD's Section
Topic: Target by Moonlight
Replies: 0
Views: 1112

Target by Moonlight

The third impulse buy of the week arrived this morning: http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee474/gricer4321/targetbymoonlight1.jpg Target by Moonlight by Dennis Field Publisher Jones-Sands Publishing (http://www.jones-sands-publishing.com) ISBN 978 094 776458 6 The book tells the story of the RAF e...
by Dave_Richardson
Wed Jul 25, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: Norfolks Model Airforce
Replies: 8
Views: 4598

Re: Norfolks Model Airforce

Here's a photo of the Stirling from a local Norfolk(?) online newspaper - iWitness24 http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee474/gricer4321/14875-modelplanes1-jpg.jpg It was taken when the Antiques Roadshow visited RAF Marham in May this year. Presumably the programme will be broadcast in the Autumn. ...
by Dave_Richardson
Wed Jul 25, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: Books and DVD's Section
Topic: Classic WW2 Aircraft Cutaways
Replies: 1
Views: 2762

Classic WW2 Aircraft Cutaways

Here's the 2nd impulse buy of the week http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee474/gricer4321/9780753722886.jpg Octopus Books ISBN 9780753722886 This was originally published by Osprey in the mid 1990's I think. It brings together cutaway drawings the originally appeared in 'Flight' and 'The Aeroplane...
by Dave_Richardson
Wed Jul 25, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Books and DVD's Section
Topic: Target Tirpitz
Replies: 1
Views: 1013

Target Tirpitz

Here's the first of 3 impulse buys this week. Must be the heat! http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee474/gricer4321/targettirpitz.jpg Harper Press ISBN 9780007319244 Picked it up in the local supermarket (national chain beginning with 'S') for a ridiculously keen price. I've always enjoyed reading ...
by Dave_Richardson
Fri Jul 20, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: Books and DVD's Section
Topic: Anyone Remember This?
Replies: 14
Views: 4476

Re: Anyone Remember This?

Hi Mark

Thanks for posting the scans. There are a couple I hadn't seen before.

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:08 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Possibility of a Bomber Command Museum
Replies: 3
Views: 1863

Re: Possibility of a Bomber Command Museum

I think you're right Alan. It's going to be down to money at the end of the day. The site is owned by the MOD.

The website of the 'Bomber Command Heritage' who are trying to save it is:

http://www.bc-heritage.org/
by Dave_Richardson
Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Handley Page Halifax Collection
Replies: 72
Views: 43942

Re: Handley Page Halifax Collection

This photo was posted by Tony Hibberd on the 'Bomber Command Memorial Book' Facebook Group site with the following caption: "78 Sqn Halifax carrying very rare daylight tail fin markings on short finals to land at RAF Breighton 1944" http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee474/gricer4321/74sqdnhalifax....
by Dave_Richardson
Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:18 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Possibility of a Bomber Command Museum
Replies: 3
Views: 1863

Possibility of a Bomber Command Museum

It would be great if they could pull it off! From the Daily Express: "PUSH FOR MUSEUM TO HONOUR BOMBER COMMAND HEROES Monday July 16,2012 By John Ingham BOMBER Command could be in line for a £37million museum on one of its former airfields. Campaigners want to buy the old RAF Bicester base in Oxford...
by Dave_Richardson
Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 154
Replies: 7
Views: 2726

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 154

John, I'm intrigued. I thought Richard was spot on because I came across this photo which looks as if the same as the one you posted.

Image

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: Books and DVD's Section
Topic: Various AP Publications
Replies: 7
Views: 4583

Various AP Publications

Came across this site which looks interesting: http://rafgen.iconosites.com/page/home/ It's run by a chap called Mark Chandler and has some Air Publications for sale as pdf's on cd roms including: AP1275 Instrument Manual AP1259 The 'Q' Code AP3024 Flying Control in the RAF AP3231 Airborne Forces Th...