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6th Feb 2020, 06:21
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Posted By David Billings

@Global Aviator and interested followers.... ...

@Global Aviator and interested followers....

They found nothing in Canberra and still say that 13 Brigade didn't serve in ENB. No luck with tag or further evidence...

Yes, we are going this...
19th Feb 2019, 07:05
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Posted By David Billings

"keep going as best I can..."

Checklist C: That certainly spurs me on.... I am 79 but ...not crippled except for dough....

I have a nice gentleman in OHIO who is granting some reserch in the Archives at NARA in WAS but I need...
27th Jan 2019, 22:54
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

Funding afflictions ?

1splitpin says:
"David Billings funding efforts seem to have had the same afflictions.Some recent sad failed funding posts seem to have disappeared from his Web site after all the recent publicity...
26th Jan 2019, 04:48
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

Bashing Guvmint & Identity Politics...

...Er, indeed "Yes", . I stay well away from those.....

The BUKA Island find has existed since 2005 and I recall an article in the PNG Post-Guria circa 2008 which described the wreck and its' box...
3rd Oct 2018, 23:30
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Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@propertee64 and all... Yes, I can say that...

@propertee64 and all...

Yes, I can say that there has been a development. I can't say much more as I am trying to work through the minefield it has created from third parties.
This has occurred...
5th Sep 2018, 07:30
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@propertee64 No, not really.... nothing has...

@propertee64

No, not really.... nothing has changed for me to discard "my unwavering" thoughts on the matter.

As far as I am concerned and where my thoughts are, like any pilot, her thoughts...
27th Jul 2018, 10:52
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@propertee64... I am told that it will be...

@propertee64...

I am told that it will be syndicated.

Rgds.
27th Jul 2018, 05:51
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@Squawk7700 - In the 30's, 40's and 50's people...

@Squawk7700 - In the 30's, 40's and 50's people used to have home radio sets with Short Wave (SW) bands Medium Wave and also Long Wave. My father had a wooden encased Marconi radio about 2 feet high...
27th Jul 2018, 01:52
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

“The Australian” article on the ENB Story.... ...

“The Australian” article on the ENB Story....

I know you have all been waiting with bated breath for the article to be published..... I have it firm now from the journalist that the Project Story...
14th Jul 2018, 17:33
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@propertee64 Like a lot of newspapers these...

@propertee64

Like a lot of newspapers these days, "The Australian" likes subscriptions ie; Pay to Read..... There are some other dreadful newspapers that go this way. it is a wonder that people do...
13th Jul 2018, 17:33
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

The Weekend Australian Magazine A cautionary...

The Weekend Australian Magazine

A cautionary note for those that do not usually buy "The Weekend Australian".....
I have looked on the website this morning at 3:25 am to see of the Earhart Search...
8th Jul 2018, 23:51
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@CONSO: That "Solver" method sounds as if it...

@CONSO:

That "Solver" method sounds as if it could be harder work than doing it by my "manual" MS Excel method where I can bury formulae in the cells and run actual equation checks every so often...
18th Jun 2018, 11:43
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@Propertee64... Yes, quite so, see...

@Propertee64...



Yes, quite so, see post #463....

The find of the metal tag would be the most majestic of finds in regard to this project but "any" piece of paper referencing the '600H/P...
15th Jun 2018, 11:57
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Posted By David Billings

SeaEagle: I only got the first bit from the guy...

SeaEagle: I only got the first bit from the guy on the steps speaking to the crowd but what he did say at first was that "the Balus (aircraft) is property of Air Niugini and it is safe." [Emi Sef] So...
10th Jun 2018, 11:20
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@Sunfish... You may be correct there, after...

@Sunfish...

You may be correct there, after a little thought, perhaps the method was to leave a small tag on for ident., (as per Prymak's letter to me) , "before" the advent of thin stamped strips...
8th Jun 2018, 23:24
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

Prudent Engineer ? I don't know...

Prudent Engineer ?



I don't know whether you have the correct word in "prudent" there Sunfish, for it is normal practice (as discussed earlier) to remove all tags when installing components....
7th Jun 2018, 23:04
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Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@Sunfish... No problem with what you said...

@Sunfish...

No problem with what you said Sunny and I totally agree that mention of a "Tag" or the actual "string of letters and numbers" upon it , if mentioned in an official signal or document...
7th Jun 2018, 07:12
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

The Tag, again.... Well, I do hope that we...

The Tag, again....

Well, I do hope that we eventually find the “actual” tag that Keith Nurse removed from the Engine Mount Tubing because it could be as described in a letter I have.
If someone...
3rd Jun 2018, 05:07
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@aroa... Sorry aroa...my brain is addled, I...

@aroa...
Sorry aroa...my brain is addled, I thought I had met you in Cairns or Mareeba years ago....

25 to 30 + Kts (~29-34.5 mph).....at altitudes to 12000.

Yes, I use your example of wind in...
3rd Jun 2018, 00:08
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

Here you are Sunfish: ...

Here you are Sunfish:

https://hatchfive.wordpress.com/2015/02/18/map-case/

There might be a good chance that the Australian Army pattern mapcase followed the British Army design in "The Days of...
2nd Jun 2018, 22:39
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@Sunfish... More map detail for you....... I...

@Sunfish...

More map detail for you....... I didn't fully answer your questions…

The map is titled "Mevelo B56/2 New Britain" and my full size white copy measures 20" Wide and 22" High. Now, I...
2nd Jun 2018, 12:15
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@Sunfish... "What I am doing is paying David...

@Sunfish...

"What I am doing is paying David Billings the honour of doing the sort of due diligence a professional investor would do before committing real money to an investigation. Nothing...
2nd Jun 2018, 10:54
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@aroa... "David, it gets more fascinating by...

@aroa...

"David, it gets more fascinating by the day......Hopefully some big bucks might come and then you can really do the business..!!
Aroa...."

More fascination....!

I think we know one...
2nd Jun 2018, 04:55
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@Sunfish... Vet Don Angwin's son has it in...

@Sunfish...

Vet Don Angwin's son has it in Perth. "Fablon" is the name of the transparent plastic you are thinking of....and by the time of my visit to Perth back in 1994, to my surprise, the map...
1st Jun 2018, 07:58
Replies: 554
Views: 149,366
Posted By David Billings

@propertee64 I just looked on searches and...

@propertee64

I just looked on searches and in 2013 the circulation number of The Weekend Australian is 254000 for he year 2013. The weekend one has two times the circulation of the daily paper.
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