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by jamesinnewcastle
Sun May 07, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Short Stirling Aircraft Database
Topic: Flight Engineer Station
Replies: 5
Views: 5447

Re: Flight Engineer Station

Hi Colin

Attached is all I have. Some are captures from films.

James
by jamesinnewcastle
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: 15 Squadron
Replies: 9
Views: 4849

Re: 15 Squadron

Hi Paul Here is an example of the ORBs showing what you can expect to see: http://sas.raf38group.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1439 The National Archives in Kew have digitised many of the ORBs, including 15 Squadron, and you can download them for a few pounds each. I suspect that you are 'down unde...
by jamesinnewcastle
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: 15 Squadron
Replies: 9
Views: 4849

Re: 15 Squadron

Hi Paul I'm sure that you will find it a rewarding and emotional experience to walk the same paths as your parents did, especially against the background of the extraordinary time of WW2. I don't know if you are aware but there is a document called the Operational Record Book (ORB) that will have do...
by jamesinnewcastle
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Oakington 7 Sqn Stirling info share
Replies: 2
Views: 1779

Re: Oakington 7 Sqn Stirling info share

Hi Legs There are various things to find out about particular aircraft and crew, a log book is a very good start. Other stuff in brief: AM1180 - report on particular aircraft accident AM78 - Report on the maint/repair history of a particular aircraft AIB 765c (I think) Air Investigation of an accide...
by jamesinnewcastle
Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Downed Short Stirling recently found
Replies: 10
Views: 11535

Re: Downed Short Stirling recently found

A few more

James
by jamesinnewcastle
Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Downed Short Stirling recently found
Replies: 10
Views: 11535

Re: Downed Short Stirling recently found

Hi Some close ups of various Stirling rear wheels for reference. However, I have an inkling that the wheel hoop wasn't on the MKIV and the tyre was not the usual toroidal (donut) shape but had two hard ridges, but I've not really studied the later marks. I think that the aircraft shown below must be...
by jamesinnewcastle
Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: A big maybe at Maghaberry?
Replies: 7
Views: 9992

Re: A big maybe at Maghaberry?

Hi Terrysmr2 If there are Stirling parts down there they won't be going anywhere so perhaps later on..... Any chance that you can note the position of the Quarries on a map? Lat night I watched a woman using Infr-Red Spy satellite images to find pyramids - I have always wondered if it would work for...
by jamesinnewcastle
Wed Dec 21, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge 253
Replies: 10
Views: 7069

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge 253

Early model of Thunderbird 2?

James
by jamesinnewcastle
Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Crash photos..Wellington?
Replies: 21
Views: 10353

Re: Crash photos..Wellington?

Hi Gary

I could stitch them if you get a blank from your IT Crowd!


Cheers
James
by jamesinnewcastle
Tue Nov 22, 2016 12:35 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Crash photos..Wellington?
Replies: 21
Views: 10353

Re: Crash photos..Wellington?

Hi Gary

Could you scan them in sections? Easy enough to stitch them together even if that was needed.


Cheers
James