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Old 3rd Feb 2019, 21:38
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Things $ are picking up. A very slick web site (not too cluttered) at projectblueangel.com
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Old 3rd Feb 2019, 23:43
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Originally Posted by 1splitpin View Post
Things $ are picking up. A very slick web site (not too cluttered) at projectblueangel.com
99 and 4/100ths BS

turnaroind at 12 hours - pure pucky
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Old 4th Feb 2019, 01:34
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Unfortunately news.com.au put up videos at the top of the news articles that sort-of relate to the story you’re reading. It can be very annoying and misleading.

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Old 4th Feb 2019, 02:22
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Things $ are picking up. A very slick web site (not too cluttered) at projectblueangel.com
Content was not considered, only the presentation ideas for other ventures.
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Old 17th Feb 2019, 19:54
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Tired old "Diversion" Theory resurrected

Yet again, the tired old Diversion theory is being resurrected. As always, with a plea for money.

This time it is for money to support the theory that she diverted to an alternate landing site within flying range of Destination.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/201...disappearance/


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Old 18th Feb 2019, 02:06
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Originally Posted by Cazalet33 View Post
Yet again, the tired old Diversion theory is being resurrected. As always, with a plea for money.

This time it is for money to support the theory that she diverted to an alternate landing site within flying range of Destination.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/201...disappearance/
The problem IS and always has been about the net RANGE. which in turn is a function of when they knew they missed and how far long or short of Howland.

within flying RANGE depends on winds and of course direction re wind.

And despite all the above - how does the tighar types explain an old aussie patrol map of an area in PNG_ New britian - within less than 100 miles from rabual which describes a wasp engine and electra manufacturing number which matches ?

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Old 18th Feb 2019, 03:11
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how does the tighar types explain
etc, etc, etc
They won't as it doesn't fit their agenda. Besides they believe they are the only ones able to solve the 'riddle'.
Heaven forbid anyone other than an American find the answers as to where is their aviatrix.
Keep going David as best you can.

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Old 18th Feb 2019, 11:31
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Don't tar everybody with the same brush! I think David has US supporters too! Admittedly the bulk of money raised in the Earhart search has been raised and gone to US based people.
Where is that new elusive monied supporter to start backing him?!
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Old 19th Feb 2019, 07:05
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"keep going as best I can..."

Checklist C: That certainly spurs me on.... I am 79 but ...not crippled except for dough....

I have a nice gentleman in OHIO who is granting some reserch in the Archives at NARA in WAS but I need to get down to the AWM in CBR... When I went to the AWM (twice ) in the late 90's I was able to see some records but other records were not available due to the programme underway to digitise the AWM52 (WWII) records and I couldn't complete the task I had in mind. The ones I wanted were of the 11th Battalion, 13 Brigade and 5th Division for a brief period, 19th April to 24th May 1945. Besides being not available for viewing at the time, I was told by a Curator that 13 Brigade (A purely HQ Unit controlling three Battalions) had not served in New Guinea at all and there were no records for that time..
There obviously are records as 13 Brigade are mentioned in the 11Bn and 5th AUST Div records which are now digitised and availble on the AWM Website. 13 Brigade Records have still not been digitised but I am told they are now available for viewing.

Does anyone living in Canberra want to do a nice little research task which will take about two hours at the most ? I would do it myself but I'm a bit pinched at the moment with a few bills pending and what with the tyranny of distance as well..... I will communicate full details of what to look for.

Apart from that, my memory kicked in over the last few weeks and I have been kicking myself because we may have already sat down over the site for a breather while climbing the hill. "before" we positively knew it had been buried by a pesky bulldozer driver. Suspicion had arisen that it was buried simply because we had not seen it and neither had the local people. We were climbing up the side of the hill and rested on an earthen bank which jutted out a little with a bit of a bank about six feet high. I was the last to get to my feet and as I did so I switched on my Metal Detector and got a beep. I did register the site as Waypoint 93 (WP93). A beep in itself was not unusual for you often do get a beep as there is Ironstone in the hill. I thought little of it at the time as we were fixated on the top spine or ridgeline track as the area where Patrol A1 had walked acrosss the hill but now my memory has clicked in that earthen bank seen in 2007 or 2008 mihght very well be the place because it fits the scenario (as do other places) and walking Google Earth at ground level up to the spurline and looking to the South the mountauns do come into view as described by Ken Backhouse, the Patrol Lieutenant. So WP93 now beomes a priority for check and possible dig next time...
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 09:08
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Updates

Can you update things please David?
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Old 20th Oct 2019, 19:42
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EARHART ON NATIONAL GEO OCT 20TH

Per advertisement- A Mr Ballard ( guy who found titanic ) will describe his search for Earhart on/around/underwater/on land a remote island ( nickamoroo) ? claiming that she may have landed there, etc.
Of course he found zip - nada- nothing

But will come back in two years to another nearby island.

Problem is they refuse to believe what little evidence is available that an Wasp engine tag was found about 50 miles from Rabual- during later days of ww2 by an aussie patrol

look up Earhart New Britian or

Earhart Lockheed Electra Search Efforts In Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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Old 5th Feb 2020, 01:08
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Hi David
Did you manage to get the info you sought from Cantberra ?
Any further news, joy, $$s, plans????
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Old 5th Feb 2020, 07:37
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Also did you have any luck with the ID tags or what was it you were chasing in the US?

Any other updates?

whats the season for 2020 to try get to the site?
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Old 6th Feb 2020, 06:21
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@Global Aviator and interested followers....

They found nothing in Canberra and still say that 13 Brigade didn't serve in ENB. No luck with tag or further evidence...

Yes, we are going this year.... can't say anymore but I am in the planning stage. Apparently the driest months are now July through September, that only means it doesn't rain "as much" every day as in the other part of the year. There are very few "no rain" days up there.

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Old 6th Feb 2020, 10:57
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Thanks for the update. Good to hear you're back into it again this possibly "less rainy season"
Best of luck and I do hope it finally all comes together, with the long awaited outcome.
cheers.
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Old 16th May 2020, 04:33
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David, Any further? Acknowledging that C-19 have chucked a mighty spanner in the works.!
You were after Lidar earlier...now cheaper? with drone..as opposed to getting an aircraft into PNG.
Have you spoken with Diodrone p/l at all.? [email protected],com.au.

cheers and good hunting.
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Old 19th May 2020, 06:00
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David, Any further? Acknowledging that C-19 have chucked a mighty spanner in the works.!
You were after Lidar earlier...now cheaper? with drone..as opposed to getting an aircraft into PNG.
Have you spoken with Diodrone p/l at all.?.
Thanks, will consider drone although Lithium Batts could be a problem...

Yes the virus looks like it will stop us this year unless we are over it quickly and then depending on airlines and helicopters will be the next question.

News is that we have at last discovered "who" wrote the writing on the map edge. Re-reading the AWM files and multiple Signal Forms shows a match and it turns out that the writer was the Sergeant in the INTELLIGENCE Section of the 11th Battalion HQ Company based at TOL Plantation. He was the Stand-in "I.O." in the time frame as his Officer was away on a Course for 10 weeks. This Sergeant, not only wrote most of the Signals emanating from the11th Battalion HQ, but he was also in charge of the Intelligence Section. He was therefore in a perfecr position to read the U.S. Army response to the report of the Patrol A1 finding the wreckage. We believe the writing is a draft of what he was going to report to Captain Mott, mentioned in the writing.

An "Addendum" explaining all this together with the evidence will be up in Part 5 "Analysis" in the website in the next day or so. I have written the Addendum, it is to be posted shortly.
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