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3rd Dec 2022, 13:04
Replies: 485
Views: 204,346
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Spilt Milk

We might in some locations in Britain be suffering from a shortage of eggs at the moment but back in 1947 and 1948 the fickle hand of Nature resulted in localised shortages of milk in north-western...
1st Dec 2022, 17:50
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/812x600/screenshot_2022_12_01_at_17_43_53_sent_l_nightingale23_btinternet_com_fef1c7df3fdc44e00dd8a7ef06c40ee2aa3d5000.png
Booker 1971 - Photo David...
1st Dec 2022, 17:31
Replies: 485
Views: 204,346
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

" I would run indoors and hide " Yes most...

" I would run indoors and hide " Yes most evenings I do this too when the American Special Forces C130s rattle the chimney pots......My late wife called them 'Tractors' having met a C130 head on up...
1st Dec 2022, 10:18
Replies: 485
Views: 204,346
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

A difficult question to answer. I don't know when...

A difficult question to answer. I don't know when control of Bovingdon was handed back to The Air Ministry. Probably not earlier than 1954 more likely 1955-56. You can see from the link that in 1952...
30th Nov 2022, 20:41
Replies: 485
Views: 204,346
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Good to hear from you !

Good to hear from you !
30th Nov 2022, 19:32
Replies: 485
Views: 204,346
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Donut Dollies

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/849x854/41_9042_the_berlin_sleeper_235f45a406ba2b96ddd6ca01238877e17d468a71.jpg

B17 41-9042 'Berlin Sleeper' previously with 97th BG Polebrook but...
30th Nov 2022, 18:40
Replies: 485
Views: 204,346
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

92nd bomb group b17 images

An interesting selection here with many, but certainly not all, photographs taken at Bovingdon.
92nd BG based at Bovingdon August 1942- January 1943. Alconbury January 1943 - September 1943....
28th Nov 2022, 09:57
Replies: 485
Views: 204,346
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Extract Daily Mail 8th January 1953

Sorry this is difficult to read cannot enlarge without losing clarity.

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28th Nov 2022, 09:31
Replies: 485
Views: 204,346
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1427x190/screenshot_2022_10_20_at_17_51_27_warbird_information_exchange_view_topic_vertical_rocket_installation_in_a_b_17_fortress_1943_75da48b56f72e3...
24th Nov 2022, 22:49
Replies: 155
Views: 47,441
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Thanks - I've ordered a copy.

Thanks - I've ordered a copy.
24th Nov 2022, 19:25
Replies: 155
Views: 47,441
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Grumpy - Quote 'If you want to read more of my...

Grumpy - Quote 'If you want to read more of my time on the 146 and others, it's in my book. " That's fast enough".'

Where can I obtain a copy ?

Cheers Tom.
21st Nov 2022, 17:53
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Well done Bear Gambell Airport it is. Thanks also...

Well done Bear Gambell Airport it is. Thanks also to Chimbu who was getting warm - The Neptune was flying out of Kodiak.

A few pictures and links concerning this interesting outpost:

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21st Nov 2022, 10:48
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Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Warming up chimbu but it is presently - 4 in...

Warming up chimbu but it is presently - 4 in blowing snow. Race for the finish chaps...........?
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21st Nov 2022, 08:42
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/750x562/screenshot_2022_11_20_0ab1ff231e49edbd2f0c42c524aaebbf215cb9da.png
Derelict White Alice Comms St Lawrence Island.

Present Weather at...
20th Nov 2022, 21:27
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Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Chevvron Aircraft Type Correct. Challenge still...

Chevvron Aircraft Type Correct. Challenge still not solved. Present Airport Temp - 2 C Snow. Another clue in the morning.......
20th Nov 2022, 17:26
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/918x526/wreckage_b9675312d2d1029e087d6f40a96319bfc7db9cfb.png

An old photograph from the Vicinity. (Really should be on 'Name the Flying Machine'...
20th Nov 2022, 17:23
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Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Sorry it is not New Orleans.

Sorry it is not New Orleans.
20th Nov 2022, 15:42
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Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Yes Asturius. It is The USA. Chevvron the seaward...

Yes Asturius. It is The USA. Chevvron the seaward half of the runway is being repaired along its length. Note temporary No Landing X lifting in the breeze. The Original Centre-Line Marking has been...
20th Nov 2022, 12:38
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

I've just checked the present weather there - it...

I've just checked the present weather there - it is Minus 1C with Snow....... it is not El Hierro
20th Nov 2022, 11:34
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Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

"Oh I do like to be beside the sea-side, I do...

"Oh I do like to be beside the sea-side, I do like to be beside the sea......."
20th Nov 2022, 09:06
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Thanks Asturias. A very good and somewhat...

Thanks Asturias. A very good and somewhat confusing culinary challenge ! Now for something a little easier...........

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19th Nov 2022, 10:09
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1600x1155/many_passengers_waiting_boarding_cafe_stores_133677792_db176369777b6effc09325adacee4d47f8e3b35b.jpg

" I say Old Man - it is supper-time...
18th Nov 2022, 23:32
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Yes I've been looking for 'Lucky Rice & Noodles'...

Yes I've been looking for 'Lucky Rice & Noodles' all over the place. I blew the picture up and noticed that 'Lucky Pilaf ' was on offer in the background - that gave me a feel for Central Asia -...
18th Nov 2022, 21:56
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

I'm pretty sure it is Vladivostok...........?

I'm pretty sure it is Vladivostok...........?
5th Nov 2022, 15:29
Replies: 485
Views: 204,346
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Mystery Object

From Bovingdon 1943. What is it ?


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/678x900/bovingdon_1943_78ff7b3247ec2a03fb214fc0eff89c2c95d937c8.png
3rd Nov 2022, 14:27
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Somewhere in Scandinavia ?

Somewhere in Scandinavia ?
3rd Nov 2022, 08:10
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

I see Van Gogh has gone into the roofing business...

I see Van Gogh has gone into the roofing business - he has brought his Portaloo too. The interior of the 'Terminal' must be somewhat damp..........
2nd Nov 2022, 14:20
Replies: 3,430
Views: 437,004
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Grumman Wildcat G-KINL out of Duxford just flown...

Grumman Wildcat G-KINL out of Duxford just flown east along the coast here at approx 7,000ft has now turned onto its reciprocal course - the unfamiliar sound made me pop out for a gander........
27th Oct 2022, 09:18
Replies: 485
Views: 204,346
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Made in Chesham

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1200x749/s_l1600_germanair_at_bovingdon_1968_21196acd72ac93a7ab4bc19a25e3763a0f09c02e.jpg
1968. Thought to be the DC6 mentioned above.
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26th Oct 2022, 17:30
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1591x1842/eh_243_aerial_trim_8ed0210154cfa82060a518d1a4a0f5cdcb4522e4.jpg
East Wretham 1945 Photo:American Air Museum in Britain

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26th Oct 2022, 09:29
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/800x535/media_388559_fighter_boys_1a14f9c5bbfb7e2f164774c638ab9c6e36d14910.jpg
Photo: American Air Museum in Britain
26th Oct 2022, 07:36
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

An interesting article...

An interesting article here:https://www.smithsonianmag.com/air-space-magazine/air-mail-to-baghdad-180968982/
26th Oct 2022, 07:21
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Well beginning to get on track. I think those are...

Well beginning to get on track. I think those are Mustangs not Tigers in the first image. 9th or are they 8th USAAF?

I'm away for the day.
25th Oct 2022, 22:40
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/800x541/media_388577_signs_bccb166080138ab2199f8575a41a8138673a9d51.jpg

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25th Oct 2022, 18:17
Replies: 1,772
Views: 111,042
Posted By OUAQUKGF Ops

Alas Shackman we are not at Shawbury. Here is...

Alas Shackman we are not at Shawbury. Here is another clue. If it is not sorted by bedtime I'll put another clue up for Overnight............
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