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by R5868
Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Coned at Bremen
Replies: 27
Views: 7649

Coned at Bremen

On the 6th October 1944 S/ldr Eric Langlois and his crew, of 463 Squadron, were coned by searchlights over Bremen. He immediately took violent evasive action and finally, after what seemed like ages, managed to break clear of the searchlights. On their arrival back at Waddington their rear gunner Fl...
by R5868
Thu Feb 03, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Operation Identification Challenge 14
Replies: 5
Views: 1781

Re: Operation Identification Challenge 14

John
You've done a great job with the photo this time. You've even simulated all of the incendiaries being dropped on the railway station. Should have been in B/W to be more authentic though.
Kerry
by R5868
Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:25 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Operation Identification Challenge 7
Replies: 17
Views: 4915

Re: Operation Identification Challenge 7

Congratulations, you can now have a 48 hour pass. Now you just have to get get F/O Max to show you how to remove the word "Stuttgart" from the picture.

Kerry
by R5868
Thu Jan 20, 2011 9:00 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Operation Identification Challenge 7
Replies: 17
Views: 4915

Re: Operation Identification Challenge 7

John
On the left hand side there should be a tab titled "Layers". Make sure they are all unchecked.
Kerry
by R5868
Thu Jan 20, 2011 2:26 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Operation Identification Challenge 7
Replies: 17
Views: 4915

Re: Operation Identification Challenge 7

John, is it possible for you to take off the extra details from the picture so that is less confusing, or is this part of the puzzle.
Kerry
by R5868
Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:04 pm
Forum: Books and DVD's Section
Topic: The Trenches in the Sky
Replies: 7
Views: 2773

Re: The Trenches in the Sky

I've just ordered a copy from a military bookstore in Western Australia. Posted Monday will see how long it takes to get here with Australia Post disrupted by the floods. All of the Brisbane mail has been going via Cairns in north Queensland. $29 including postage.
Kerry
by R5868
Mon Jan 17, 2011 12:47 pm
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: Paint colours
Replies: 10
Views: 5110

Paint colours

Guys, a couple of questions about paint colours. 1. Do you lighten the colour as the scale of the aircraft goes down? That is, should the colour be a shade lighter for a 1/48 than for a 1/32 and subsequently more so for 1/72 and 1/144. This is the norm with model railway enthusiasts who were pedanti...
by R5868
Mon Jan 17, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Operation Identification Challenge 6
Replies: 14
Views: 4369

Re: Operation Identification Challenge 6

John, where's the rest of the picture?
Kerry
by R5868
Mon Jan 17, 2011 4:21 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Real Life aircraft challenge
Replies: 18
Views: 5207

Re: Real Life aircraft challenge

Just to pose another possibility. Was it a moonlit night at low altitude over water? It could be a reflection of their own aircraft. That would account for being indistinct and missing engines.
Kerry
by R5868
Sun Jan 16, 2011 5:12 am
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: 1:48 Scale Tamiya Lancaster Build
Replies: 66
Views: 25707

Re: 1:48 Scale Tamiya Lancaster Build

ME453 wrote: A whiff of (my) nail varnish remover instantly takes me back 55 years! ;)

So Max, that red nail polish we found in the guest room after you left was yours. Along with the pantyhose and eyeliner.
Kerry