SHORT STIRLING AIRCRAFT & CREW PHOTOGRAPH'S

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Refer to my previous post for description.
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Our good friend, John, over at the http://www.google.com.au/imgres?q=short ... kAw&zoom=1 has allowed me to post some great photos .......... thanks, mate. This one, a crew from 7 Sqn.
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........ and here are a couple more squadron photos.
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This photo comes from ....... http://www.histavia21.net/HISTAV2/weblabu.jpg and shows Short Stirling, EF390, 214 Sqn and crew. Crew details are listed on the link.
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Hi all,

I found an interesting photo of the Stirling undercarriage on the IWM site.
It's a 7 squadron Stirling on jacks with the port wheel retracting.
Shows how complicated the system was.

Again credit is to the IWM.


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Hi Wayne, your right mate, is certainly does look complicated. Why the undercarriage flaps are not connected to the main frame is beyond me. The benefit of hindsight is a marvellous thing.
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I don't know if this has been posted before but here's a link to a short computer generated sequence showing the undercarriage retracting.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8ld9RadwQo

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I earlier posted pictures of the 190 squadron. The copies I have show great detail and show the majority of personnel have a whistle attached to their lapel. And these are for....
P.S. Is there a way to load the higher quality photos.
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Hi Steve,

I've sent you a PM.
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Love the photos Kitty. Look forward to yours being on here Steve.
Dee :D

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