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by AlanW
Thu Dec 23, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 4
Replies: 13
Views: 2297

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 4

And here's mine, with the "x" at 2 o'clock on the roundel
by AlanW
Wed Dec 22, 2010 6:15 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 4
Replies: 13
Views: 2297

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 4

Max,
Not a Spit, see where the wing root is positioned on the fuselage. ;)
by AlanW
Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 4
Replies: 13
Views: 2297

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 4

John,
I knew this one straight away, as i have this picture in my files, so 100% on what it is, just to confirm that there is an "x" in the 2 o'clock position on the roundel, :D
by AlanW
Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:21 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 3
Replies: 16
Views: 2580

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 3

gate1 wrote:It was the same for me re wheels and radiators, although I cant think of a case where a Buchon has appeared in RAF colours..
I think i'll put the Buchon bit down to a "moment"
by AlanW
Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 3
Replies: 16
Views: 2580

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 3

It was the combination of radiator and wheel housing that got it for me, i threw in the Buchon reference just in case it was a trick question. :)
by AlanW
Mon Dec 20, 2010 2:54 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Short Stirling Photo Collection
Replies: 194
Views: 41751

Short Stirling Photo Collection

A rather grainy pic from a wartime publication, there are more flak bursts but had to cut them out for size.
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by AlanW
Sun Dec 19, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 3
Replies: 16
Views: 2580

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 3

Definatley no room for twin engines (i hope). Still going for 109 variant, but going to include ME109 Buchon.
by AlanW
Sun Dec 19, 2010 1:04 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 3
Replies: 16
Views: 2580

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 3

I'm going for BF109, possibly G variant
by AlanW
Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:32 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Loss of Lancaster ED936 - July 1944
Replies: 7
Views: 1751

Re: Loss of Lancaster ED936 - July 1944

Hi, I've got 4 of the ORB's listed in the report, can't stop now as i'm off out, but i'll have a look later this evening. As for ED936, the ORB is no help, no mention of anything at all. Just had a quick look at 626sqdn ORB before going out, and if the other squadrons did the same, it's no wonder th...
by AlanW
Tue Dec 14, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Hampden AE116
Replies: 4
Views: 998

Re: Hampden AE116

I remember seeing a quote from a Hampden pilot which went something like, It was a great aircraft to fly, but not a great aircraft to fly in.