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22nd Feb 2012, 16:14
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Posted By cliffnemo

LINK TRAINER

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj248/cliffordleach/link_8-1.jpg
Petet this is a pic of the Link trainer, which was at most training schools and I would imagine we as P.F.Es would also use at St...
20th Feb 2012, 11:52
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Posted By cliffnemo

U.S Army Air Corp 'Kaydets'

And to prove it a pic of my oppo Hardie Albrecht , second generation German, from Atkins. Iowa. On graduation he became a 'loo tenant'. He delivered all types of aircraft, including Flying...
8th Feb 2012, 11:31
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Posted By cliffnemo

Yes , precision drill . Think we had one hour a...

Yes , precision drill . Think we had one hour a day drill , and one hour a day P.T. at I.T.W Torquay. During the drill session we had to learn precision drill, which meant we had to go through...
28th Jan 2012, 12:30
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Posted By cliffnemo

DANNY.

Welcome aboard Danny. Any information you add will be appreciated by young relatives of W.W 2 airmen of all trades, Historians , authors, and modern day aviators. I know because they have emailed me...
18th Jan 2012, 15:35
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Posted By cliffnemo

Amen to that, and ''Press on reward less Paddy'...

Amen to that, and ''Press on reward less Paddy' The thread has got a new lease of life.

MANY THANKS for all the kind birthday wishes they are much appreciated and ''made my day'' Cor 89.
17th Jan 2012, 16:57
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Posted By cliffnemo

Chance Lights

MEMORY ? ? ?
Chance lights were in use during W.W 2.
Darky procedure full described in ''Gaining a pilot's brevet etc.
We never used Chance lights only Goose necks or the Drem system.
On our...
15th Jan 2012, 11:04
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Posted By cliffnemo

Hi James 1. Landed using 'goose necks' , and...

Hi James
1. Landed using 'goose necks' , and Christmas Trees A.K.A Glide path indicator) 11/5/1944.
I would hazard a guess they had been used for a long time, even 'when we didn't have numbers...
15th Jan 2012, 10:44
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Posted By cliffnemo

LANCASTER LANDING DRILL

St Athan, R.A.F School of Engineering Circa 1944
http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj248/cliffordleach/LANDINGDRILL_0001_NEW-2-1.jpg
14th Jan 2012, 10:51
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Posted By cliffnemo

Take off drill

Herewith take off drill for Lancaster , ex R.A.F School of Engineering, St Athlan. circa late 1944. Will post landing drill later and answer other questions later.( loaded the wrong page from my...
13th Jan 2012, 20:11
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Posted By cliffnemo

XMAS TREES

Hi Henry Crun,
Thanks for the 'reference' I needed cheering up after a bad prognosis.

I think I have read this thread thoroughly, and cannot find a reference to a Christmas Tree. This was a box...
9th Dec 2011, 11:59
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Posted By cliffnemo

Re Cliffnemo

Hi Josh and Kookabat et al . It was very nice of you to P.M me re my health.I have just returned from hospital and the news is not good. Although I look and feel O.K I have had some bad news (to be...
22nd Aug 2011, 10:51
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Posted By cliffnemo

PHOTOS

The only way I can load photos of everyone is to cut and paste ''http://www.pprune.org/jet-blast/448735-photos-everyone-sequel-3.html

in the address bar. Any better way ?
22nd Aug 2011, 10:41
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Posted By cliffnemo

liff - blimey mate, you're looking well chipper! What's the secret?

QOUTE < cliff - blimey mate, you're looking well chipper! What's the secret? >QOUTE.

Simple. Just choose the right parents.
22nd Aug 2011, 10:35
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Posted By cliffnemo

SUPERCHARGERS

Adam I never heard the expression 'm blower' However the Merlins were supercharged,and not normally aspirated. The super chargers did have an 'M' gear and an 'S' gear, which in ' S' gear ran faster...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2011, 14:36
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Posted By cliffnemo

PICS FOR KEVIN

Hi Kevin herewith pics promised on my thread.
Camping Coniston Lake June 2011


http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj248/cliffordleach/CONISTONCAMPINGCAMERA1013.jpg

WOODVALE INTERNATIONAL SHOW...
21st Aug 2011, 10:09
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Posted By cliffnemo

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj248/cliffordl...

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj248/cliffordleach/CESSNACLIFF.jpg

Hi Kev. Still 'pottering' . Things like flying to R.A.F Wickenby , courtesy Project Propeleller. Piloted by a director of...
15th Jun 2011, 13:57
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Posted By cliffnemo

Landing charges.

Liverpool airport charged our pilot Allan Elliot ( of Air Ads Ltd,) 75 to land, so we returned to Blackpool. Wondering whether to protest to Liverpool airport.???
15th Jun 2011, 11:07
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Posted By cliffnemo

'Went the day well' Wickenby..

Yes a perfect day thanks to PROJECT PROPELLER and our generous pilot Allan Elliot of Blackpool, who treated us like royalty.

Cliffnemo at Liverpool Airport.

Twenty minutes dual outward bound ,...
26th Jan 2011, 10:06
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Posted By cliffnemo

Smilin Edd's pic.

Got it Ed, but can't remember how I did it !
http://i1196.photobucket.com/albums/aa410/Smilin_Ed/011.jpg
What a marvelous memorial. I hope you will all join me in thanking the good folks of Albany,...
4th Jan 2011, 10:45
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Posted By cliffnemo

LANGLEYBASTON. You are more than welcome on...

LANGLEYBASTON.
You are more than welcome on this thread. Of course you may start your own thread if you wish, but think you will initially obtain a larger following starting here. Give it a try,...
29th Dec 2010, 10:09
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Posted By cliffnemo

New contributor ?

Sorry a duplicate. I hope I have just deleted it.
29th Dec 2010, 10:06
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Posted By cliffnemo

I am hoping we may soon have another contributor...

I am hoping we may soon have another contributor al as follows.( Search for ' 91 Year Old Spitfire Pilot Needs Your Help (Multi-page thread 1 2 3 4)
VIProds #67 (permalink) VIProds )

QUOTE. ...
26th Dec 2010, 15:08
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Posted By cliffnemo

As the originator of 'Gaining a pilot's brevet in...

As the originator of 'Gaining a pilot's brevet in W.W2 I have P.Md VIProds. and asked him if it would be possible to post to the thread any details and photos of his father's service career.
I can...
23rd Dec 2010, 11:07
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Posted By cliffnemo

Christmass

A Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year to all.
9th Dec 2010, 15:53
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Posted By cliffnemo

Halifax pilots notes.

Scans of Fred's Halifax pilots notes.


Hold down CTRL and + increases size on my Windows Vista, and have just found out, hold down CTRL and rotate mouse wheel will increase and decrease size of...
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