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by Bruno
Sun Jul 19, 2009 10:41 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: 196 Squadron Website
Replies: 1
Views: 961

196 Squadron Website

Hello, I want to present you the wonderful new Website of Steve Holmes dedicated to his dad John Holmes (Flight Engineer in 196 Squadron) and his crew who all survived the crash of their Stirling during Operation Varsity on 24th March 1945. The link: http://flyingpigsteve.webs.com Best regards. Bruno
by Bruno
Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling Squadrons & Units
Replies: 0
Views: 1571

Stirling Squadrons & Units

Hello, Here are all the Squadrons and Units which used at least one Short Stirling Aircraft: Squadron: 7, XV, 46, 51, 75, 90, 138, 148, 149, 158, 161, 171, 190, 196, 199, 214, 218, 242, 295, 299, 513, 525, 570, 620, 622, 623 & 624 Squadrons. Conversion Flight (CFlt): 7, XV, 101, 115, 149, 214 & 218 ...
by Bruno
Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:05 am
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 648

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2009

Hello, The AGM 2009 of the Stirling Aircraft Society will take place this year on Sunday 13th September 2009 at the Blunsdon House Hotel, Swindon, Wiltshire. The Committee Meeting in the morning will be followed by the AGM about 2 p.m. If you need more infos, feel free to contact one of us at this l...
by Bruno
Mon Jul 13, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Films & Magazines
Replies: 6
Views: 1068

Re: Films & Magazines

Hi Dom, Very interesting! Even if the Stirling could easily tow the 'big' Hamilcar, only the 38 Group Halifaxes Squadrons (298 & 644 Squadrons) flew operational missions with Hamilcar gliders. I don't know why Halifaxes Squadrons were chosen and not Stirling Squadrons. It is also said that the corpu...
by Bruno
Thu Jul 09, 2009 6:47 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Welcome!
Replies: 52
Views: 34526

Re: Welcome!

Hello,

The team is reunited!
John, Dom, Chris: I thank you again for all your help.
Best regards.

Bruno
by Bruno
Tue Jul 07, 2009 11:19 am
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Welcome!
Replies: 52
Views: 34526

Re: Welcome!

Hi John,

Once again I thank you very much for your help.
;)

Bruno
by Bruno
Mon Jul 06, 2009 3:42 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Welcome!
Replies: 52
Views: 34526

Welcome!

Hello,

We welcome you on the Official Forum of the Stirling Aircraft Society.
To avoid spammers and hackers, members will have to register before posting.
Best regards.

Bruno