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Old 5th Jun 2008, 13:58
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There are old pilots, and bold pilots , but no old bold pilots
I know one, but then there is always an exception to the rule.

Waiting for your next chapter with bated breath.

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Old 5th Jun 2008, 14:51
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Cliff - I come up to Liverpool a few times a year - I'd be happy to help you get this down/typed up if that would help you.

Does the name William Hallett mean anything to you? Same vintage as you and also trained outside the UK, though I think he went the fighter route. I asked him (on the Mall on the 60th anniversary of D-Day) where he had been 60 years before.

"In a Spitfire above the beaches of Normandy" It makes the hairs stick up just writing it. Imagine the view, the excitement, the emotions...
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Old 5th Jun 2008, 15:08
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Reply to welcome suggestion

Many thanks for encouraging replies.

To exscibbler I am now living in Liverpool

To 7X7 I will certainly try and start a new post, but it will take a little effort as I saved number 1 somewhere on my computer, and am still a little "flak happy". My grandson will find it. Incidentally I took him inside the Halifax at the Yorkshire air museum, when he was surprised there were no carpets and nice seats. Any one interested in wartime aircraft should visit the Halifax bomber Elvington (google it). The Halifax rebuilding was supervised by my old school friend, ex R.A.F apprentice(1938), ex Rhodesian trained pilot etc. Saw him last week in Yorkshire.
Now going to find out how to start a new thread
Regards Cliff.
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Cliff - I come up to Liverpool a few times a year - I'd be happy to help you get this down/typed up if that would help you. (FROM AA)

Thanks for the offer may come in useful, could email my phone number through PPRuNe if required. However , I do touch type so will "press on rewardless". and start new post.
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Old 5th Jun 2008, 16:05
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Fo Wales Goodbye

THINK i MAY HAVE STARTED A NEW POST UNDER GAINING AN R.A.F PILOT'S BREVET IN WW2. WILL CHECK.
If it works I will carry on.
Sorry Airborne artist, didn't know a William Hallet, did know a P.O Prune who set his compass red on black and bombed Ireland.
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Been deep for a bit but came back to Hello with pictures of S/Lt Wales and no wings! What is going on? Will he be the only royal to wear wings on his light blue uniform and nothing else (Pyjamas excepted , of course.)
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I have been reliably informed that Kate has made Willie Wales wear RAF wings on his naval issue underpants.
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Old 6th Jun 2008, 19:12
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You may also care to have a look at P4 of the thread entitled "Congrats to fo William Wales on getting his wings" on which I raised the same point in the (possibly) mistaken belief that it was the right thread!

Jack

PS Mods (which this forum theoretically doesn't have ....) may feel it's time to amalgamate the two threads
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Wow I was even quoted over there! I was right too! (Or was I? Did the tailor just forget? According to the Sun yesterday (a passenger left it in row 2, ) he made the trousers the wrong size which is why the photos are all from the waist up!
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Old 7th Jul 2008, 00:58
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Wings

Mine were 'Velcroed' on 40 yrs ago!
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Old 31st Jul 2008, 11:13
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BBC NEWS | UK | William to join UK special forces - headline says:

William to join UK special forces



Yeah right



After his time with the hooligans he's got a session with the Hairy Arm Corps.
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Old 31st Jul 2008, 13:09
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Err..It says 'visit'..
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Err..It says 'visit'..
Not to begin with, it didn't. I copied and pasted
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