4D Stirling - Under Construction

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Re: 4D Stirling - Under Construction

Post by Bruno » Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:00 am

Hello,

I didn't know this book. Fanstastic!
Thanks.
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Re: 4D Stirling - Under Construction

Post by jamesinnewcastle » Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:03 pm

The ammunition feed to the rear turret was very long. You have to wonder how difficult it was to pull the bullets through.

Also, rather oddly, it seems that the early MKIs had the feed system but the turret didn't use it rather it held the bullets internally as the front turret did.

The attached model isn't finished - there were hundreds of parts and all seem to be individual - I guess we'll never quite know what went on in the rear turret area until someone comes up with a hidden gem of a photo!

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Re: 4D Stirling - Under Construction

Post by Bruno » Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:20 pm

Hi James,

Fantastic work as usual.
Perhaps someone in the Stirling Aircraft Society or in the Stirling Project could answer about the rear turret?
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Re: 4D Stirling - Under Construction

Post by Stirling Project » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:29 pm

Nothing in our records I'm afraid Bruno

John

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