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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...
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...
8th Dec 2010, 15:57
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Posted By cliffnemo

I have scanned and append below pages from the...

I have scanned and append below pages from the Haifax pilotís notes which Fredjhh was kind enough to post to me. The first two pages are part of the list of contents to give you an idea of...
23rd Nov 2010, 10:14
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Posted By cliffnemo

Grandad's memorabilia.

BOSSMOFO.

Would that be anything which you could reproduce here ?
If you do not have the facilities , then perhaps the museum would scan and post , using their copies ?.
If not we could...
17th Nov 2010, 13:42
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Posted By cliffnemo

Fred's photos

Herewith Fred's photos of the Halifax.Presumably this is the Elvington Halifax inside the 'Canadian Hanger' Some readers will be surprised to know this was originally a scrap fuselage used as a...
16th Nov 2010, 10:24
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Posted By cliffnemo

I have received a P.M from a Bossmofo in Canada...

I have received a P.M from a Bossmofo in Canada which I append below (with his permission).He says he will share some interesting information, with us shortly.

Probationary PPRuNer

Join Date:...
13th Nov 2010, 11:22
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Posted By cliffnemo

Thanks Fred.

Fredjhh's book has just arrived by post, which I will read, and scan any interesting items. In the meantime if any one has a specific question, about check lists, beam approach, flying limits etc,...
13th Nov 2010, 10:38
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Posted By cliffnemo

welcome back Tow

Wizzo Tow .Keep it going.
Excellent.
For the ' Newbies, there are pictures of Reg, me, and other contributors on
<Sticky , Pictures of every body (enter in search box)>
13th Nov 2010, 10:33
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Posted By cliffnemo

welcome back Tow

Wizzo Tow .Keep it going.
11th Nov 2010, 11:05
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Posted By cliffnemo

Navigation

EXGROUNDCREW Possibly this might help, a scan of my Beam approach notes (circa 1943) Previously pasted. Also you can refer to a previous post re 'Darky procedure'
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10th Nov 2010, 15:38
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Posted By cliffnemo

NOW IS THE TIME FOR ALL GOOD MEN AND TRUE TO COME...

NOW IS THE TIME FOR ALL GOOD MEN AND TRUE TO COME TO THE AID OF THE PARTY.
(A typing exercise when I was learning touch typing, but apt)

The number of contributions is reducing daily, so could I...
22nd Oct 2010, 15:12
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Posted By cliffnemo

Pre flight check

I have received a P.M from a gentleman by the name of Motorola. I have sent e mails by varying methods, and all have been returned. One marked by PPRuNE as Ď this person has asked that no P.Ms...
20th Oct 2010, 16:23
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Posted By cliffnemo

SPARTACAN We didnít have a printed check...

SPARTACAN

We didnít have a printed check list, unless the form 700 could be regarded as a check list, but this had few items on it. As I remember it, we only memorised it, not sure , and...
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