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9th Dec 2018, 22:41
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Reims in 1909? I have a Science Museum repro...

Reims in 1909? I have a Science Museum repro poster for that event.
4th Jul 2018, 23:12
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Posted By creweite

Fascinating!

I find reading these posts fascinating. I did my PPL cross country from White Waltham to Cambridge with an intermediate stop at Luton back in 1955, non radio and had light signals from what looked...
14th May 2018, 14:06
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Posted By creweite

The houses look typical of the USA, so in that...

The houses look typical of the USA, so in that country?
24th Apr 2018, 23:29
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Posted By creweite

Many, many years ago when I was into competitive...

Many, many years ago when I was into competitive cycling, we Crewe riders would start the season's training with an out and home bash to what we used to call Betsy Coed. My mother's Welsh speaking...
24th Apr 2018, 23:22
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Posted By creweite

Many years ago the Welsh speaking parents of a...

Many years ago the Welsh speaking parents of a friend went to France on vacation, did not speak French but found that they got along well with the Breton speakers using Welsh! And of course Cornish...
5th Apr 2018, 15:49
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Posted By creweite

Thank you for posting that. Doug was of immense...

Thank you for posting that. Doug was of immense help in the early days of the PFA and a great friend.
I was sorry to hear from son Tony that he had closed up shop, end of an era.
26th Mar 2018, 15:05
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Posted By creweite

But does show on the older Internet Explorer!

But does show on the older Internet Explorer!
26th Mar 2018, 14:59
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Posted By creweite

Nothing on Microsoft Edge either, and that is...

Nothing on Microsoft Edge either, and that is supposed to be the latest browser.
22nd Mar 2018, 13:48
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Posted By creweite

Mac was with the ATA and taxying a Wellington on...

Mac was with the ATA and taxying a Wellington on the perimeter track, which was under repair at the time. When he got to the work area he went onto the grass and was being given a clearance OK from a...
21st Mar 2018, 15:10
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Posted By creweite

And his twin brother! If you remember Bert you...

And his twin brother! If you remember Bert you probably remember the most cross eyed instructor I ever flew with, Mac who had some interesting stories to tell, such as the time he knocked the funnel...
20th Mar 2018, 18:39
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Posted By creweite

The leading edge was drooped per Doug.

The leading edge was drooped per Doug.
20th Mar 2018, 15:46
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Posted By creweite

Doug Bianci told me that the wings on the...

Doug Bianci told me that the wings on the Demoiselle were from a Tiger Moth, and that the aircraft was fine when flown at White Waltham (Bert Goodchild perhaps?) but at the elevation of Booker it...
19th Jan 2018, 20:59
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Posted By creweite

Many years since I was last in Wrexham. so...

Many years since I was last in Wrexham. so Googled the area. Found a photo titled RAF Wrexham, showing three hard surfaced runways. Looks to be an ancient pic!
7th Dec 2017, 14:22
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Posted By creweite

Russell, all these pics now come up for me, odd...

Russell, all these pics now come up for me, odd why it did not before.
6th Dec 2017, 14:37
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Posted By creweite

Nothing to hand, so open house

Nothing to hand, so open house
5th Dec 2017, 22:48
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Posted By creweite

that looks like TNT Dade-Collier in Florida, but...

that looks like TNT Dade-Collier in Florida, but something odd here, logged in but if I click on the thumbnail it takes me to a page to log in and will not show me a full size photo.
31st Oct 2017, 16:21
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Posted By creweite

Amen to that! We like to watch these on streaming...

Amen to that! We like to watch these on streaming video in Florida, but no new episodes. Love to see shots of English villages as I remember them from my youth.
3rd Oct 2017, 16:47
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Posted By creweite

If they were intending to land they were SOL!! ...

If they were intending to land they were SOL!!

Reminds me of my old instructor's story. With ATA and delivering a Wellington, there was a construction crew on the taxiway with a steam roller, so...
15th Sep 2017, 16:54
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Posted By creweite

Many years ago on final to WW in a Tiger Moth, a...

Many years ago on final to WW in a Tiger Moth, a flock of starlings flew right at me. I thought that they went over or under me, but on landing one of the ground crew pulled out a bird's wing from...
25th Aug 2017, 15:00
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Posted By creweite

Not a polder yet, but with rising sea levels it...

Not a polder yet, but with rising sea levels it may soon be! My home base of North Perry is 8 feet above MSL and my home is 7 feet above MSL Pahokee is higher at 16 feet. But this used to be the...
25th Aug 2017, 14:50
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Posted By creweite

Kewbick has it!

Kewbick has it!
24th Aug 2017, 19:47
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Posted By creweite

There was a hurricane her in 1927 that caused a...

There was a hurricane her in 1927 that caused a lot of deaths due to flooding, so the berm was constructed in the 30's. That should help locate the field. And no, not WW1
23rd Aug 2017, 21:02
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Posted By creweite

Sorry about the poor quality of this photo. The...

Sorry about the poor quality of this photo. The road on the left is actually on top of a berm. The location of an E-W runway can be seen, which was removed as it was short and close to the berm, as I...
22nd Aug 2017, 22:31
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Posted By creweite

Larsen Aviation is visible on one of the photos,...

Larsen Aviation is visible on one of the photos, so Dalhart in Texas?
15th Aug 2017, 18:45
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Views: 4,084
Posted By creweite

Hmmm, ADF, I remember those from years ago when I...

Hmmm, ADF, I remember those from years ago when I did my IR rating, but does anyone still use what few have not been decommissioned yet when GPS or even VOR is so superior?
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