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by Mary
Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Update Sept 8th - LK147 Stirling 196 Sqn- Mission completed
Replies: 21
Views: 9416

Re: 10-May-45 LK147 Stirling IV ' 196 Sqn - info/ contact wa

Gunnar Thanks for all the detail you have posted. I've contacted a few members of the Stirling Aircraft Society who served in 196 Squadron in 1945. They were often known by nicknames so any photos of the RAFVR airmen would be very helpful. I'm also trying some family history contacts. I have made co...
by Mary
Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:25 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling undercarriage controls
Replies: 19
Views: 5642

Re: Stirling undercarriage controls

Thanks for this very full reply James.
I am amazed at the detail you have found.
by Mary
Mon Aug 29, 2011 4:39 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling undercarriage controls
Replies: 19
Views: 5642

Stirling undercarriage controls

The Society has been asked about the Stirling undercarriage quoting a pilot “When you had taken-off and selected up the undercarriage lever you had to look hard before you could detect any movement in the undercarriage at all." Questions are - did you have to select the undercarriage lever to the up...
by Mary
Sun Jun 05, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Looking for information on Stirling Aircraft & Crews ?
Replies: 153
Views: 134862

Re: Looking for information on Stirling Aircraft & Crews ?

Back again Guy!
ORB for 3rd July 1944 lists crew on S.O.E. mission:-
S/Ldr Dale P.J.
F/S Watkins C.A.
W/O Grant L.G.
F/S Newton R.
F/O Massey B.
F/O Thomson J.B.
by Mary
Sun Jun 05, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Looking for information on Stirling Aircraft & Crews ?
Replies: 153
Views: 134862

Re: Looking for information on Stirling Aircraft & Crews ?

Guy
I happen to have a combat report for S/Ldr Dale & Air Gunner Sgt Tribble of B Flight 299 Squadron Stirling 'R' on Special Mission
28th July 1944.
It mentions W/Op F/S Newton
Hope this helps match some names.
I'll post a copy of the report to you in the next few days
by Mary
Sat Apr 23, 2011 10:27 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Lancelot Dent WOP/AG 150 Squadron Wellington X3725
Replies: 3
Views: 1698

Re: Lancelot Dent WOP/AG 150 Squadron Wellington X3725

Thanks for your help.
I intend to forward this information early next week.
by Mary
Sat Apr 23, 2011 10:23 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Pilot Sgt Thomas Nicholson Stirling EE875 620 Squadron
Replies: 7
Views: 3401

Re: Pilot Sgt Thomas Nicholson Stirling EE875 620 Squadron

Thanks for all the info.
I intend to forward all this early next week.
by Mary
Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Lancelot Dent WOP/AG 150 Squadron Wellington X3725
Replies: 3
Views: 1698

Lancelot Dent WOP/AG 150 Squadron Wellington X3725

Information requested in Intercom Spring 2011
Based at Snaith.
Lost following raid on Essen 8/9 June 1942
by Mary
Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Pilot Sgt Thomas Nicholson Stirling EE875 620 Squadron
Replies: 7
Views: 3401

Pilot Sgt Thomas Nicholson Stirling EE875 620 Squadron

Request for information in ACA Intercom magazine Spring 2011
Based at Chedburgh.
Lost 22/23 June 1943 en route to Mulheim
by Mary
Wed Mar 02, 2011 10:42 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Operation Varsity 8th Battn Parachute Regt
Replies: 10
Views: 2845

Re: Operation Varsity 8th Battn Parachute Regt

Thanks for that good news Bruno and thanks to all who have helped with this one.
I didn't know where to begin yet within 5 days it's sorted!