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24th Oct 2020, 11:58
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Posted By JW411

My vote is a Wellington and a Blenheim V.

My vote is a Wellington and a Blenheim V.
15th Oct 2020, 11:57
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Posted By JW411

Now that we have successfully got out of Aden,...

Now that we have successfully got out of Aden, let's go back to getting out of El Adem. I quote from my book about 53 Squadron:

"A coup d'etat in Libya by Colonel Mohammer Ghaddafi deposed King...
9th Oct 2020, 16:41
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Views: 233,979
Posted By JW411

There was no RAF Khormaksar in 1968. We left in...

There was no RAF Khormaksar in 1968. We left in November 1967. My personal last flight out was XP408 Khormaksar - Muharraq on the 23rd.
8th Oct 2020, 11:53
Replies: 68
Views: 5,668
Posted By JW411

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/767x504/aeronorte_ee50b60f902341a9a57712740b337b7ffd2ee919.jpg
Here is another view.
7th Oct 2020, 10:53
Replies: 68
Views: 5,668
Posted By JW411

Sorry, I can't remember. The DC-7 was registered...

Sorry, I can't remember. The DC-7 was registered HK-1300 if that is of any help.
3rd Oct 2020, 11:56
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Posted By JW411

Definitely Dhala. It wasn't long enough for an...

Definitely Dhala. It wasn't long enough for an Argosy to land so we used to drop 1-ton containers instead.
29th Sep 2020, 10:24
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By JW411

I was on 152 Course (starting on 08.08.60) ...

I was on 152 Course (starting on 08.08.60)
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/556x787/152_course_d105fad74646dcf8bb9d47f05b29766e0533ffcb.jpg
. We were joined halfway through by the...
18th Sep 2020, 15:23
Replies: 68
Views: 5,668
Posted By JW411

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/782x504/belize_harpoon_fc44fc444b2214d4250013a148fd014181ba05e8.jpg
Found another one. Lockheed Harpoon N6647D taken at Belize in 1975 when I was on...
18th Sep 2020, 10:27
Replies: 70
Views: 12,592
Posted By JW411

I could not possibly comment.

I could not possibly comment.
17th Sep 2020, 17:02
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Views: 3,752
Posted By JW411

I remember an old friend (sadly no longer with...

I remember an old friend (sadly no longer with us) telling me a story about being at a Norwegian base in the middle of a NATO exercise (with a Canberra) when a French Air Force Mirage IV did an...
12th Sep 2020, 10:22
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Views: 10,096
Posted By JW411

4230*** South Cerney 1960.

4230*** South Cerney 1960.
12th Sep 2020, 10:08
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Views: 12,592
Posted By JW411

Commander Taco: Please feel free to send me a PM.

Commander Taco: Please feel free to send me a PM.
11th Sep 2020, 09:26
Replies: 68
Views: 5,668
Posted By JW411

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

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Early model Martin B-57.
11th Sep 2020, 09:24
Replies: 68
Views: 5,668
Posted By JW411

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George T Baker aviation school.
11th Sep 2020, 09:23
Replies: 68
Views: 5,668
Posted By JW411

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https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/801x513/challenge_dc_6_665da52abe91c2f7823f985475b39637c407229d.jpg
11th Sep 2020, 09:22
Replies: 68
Views: 5,668
Posted By JW411

I've found a few more from MIA. ...

I've found a few more from MIA.
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Challenge Air Cargo ramp with two DC-6s, two...
11th Sep 2020, 09:10
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Posted By JW411

In the 1960s, BEA and PanAm used Tempelhof and...

In the 1960s, BEA and PanAm used Tempelhof and Air France used Tegel.

Commander Taco: I did my Viscount course with the late Joe G****s who had a Canadian connection. Possibly your Dad?
10th Sep 2020, 11:46
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By JW411

WZ557 16/5 FTS Sold 13.11.67 to HSA

WZ557 16/5 FTS Sold 13.11.67 to HSA
9th Sep 2020, 10:17
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By JW411

According to A-B: XD599 1/RAFC/CATCS ...

According to A-B:

XD599 1/RAFC/CATCS Sold to Gloucester Tech College 15.12.70.
XD613 SF Odiham/CNCS/CATCS To 8122M 22.12.70 at Cosford.
XH274 8 FTS/4 FTS/8 FTS/CATCS SOC...
7th Sep 2020, 15:40
Replies: 68
Views: 5,668
Posted By JW411

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

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They even had their own Corrosion Corner.
7th Sep 2020, 15:38
Replies: 68
Views: 5,668
Posted By JW411

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/799x533/n2974_36a4aa638b79ccb1c1d584cdabba9719b24d771f.jpg
7th Sep 2020, 15:37
Replies: 68
Views: 5,668
Posted By JW411

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/796x532/chalks_arrival_f425fee58f504fc5b3c4ab40d542098df5331336.jpg
7th Sep 2020, 15:35
Replies: 68
Views: 5,668
Posted By JW411

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/795x518/chalks_terminal_1b806c784ad270a925c31d579a8311a3bd1344cb.jpg
Watson Island was the home of Chalks and always worth a visit on a MIA...
7th Sep 2020, 14:56
Replies: 70
Views: 12,592
Posted By JW411

My first visit was 11.05.63 (XP447/267 Sqn) and...

My first visit was 11.05.63 (XP447/267 Sqn) and there were lots more ahead of me. Last visit 05.03.71 (XR135/114 Sqn).
6th Sep 2020, 16:56
Replies: 70
Views: 12,592
Posted By JW411

ICM: In 1965 the Mayor of Berlin, Willy Brandt,...

ICM: In 1965 the Mayor of Berlin, Willy Brandt, announced that he was going to hold a Bundestag meeting in Berlin. Since Berlin was not part of the FDR (West Germany), this incensed the Russians....
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