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15th Feb 2019, 19:46
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Mike Hallam My recollection is that the song...

Mike Hallam
My recollection is that the song went something like this.
1 Our wingco was a fine type and a jolly fine type was he, he called for his kites in the middle of the night and he called...
14th Nov 2018, 20:50
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Farewell Danny 42

So another great warrier has moved to that great crew room in the sky.
Danny will be greatly missed and we will no longer read these great pearls of wisdom and wit contained in his many posts.
A...
10th Nov 2018, 22:06
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Happy Birthday Danny. Get well soon. Ad Multos...

Happy Birthday Danny. Get well soon.
Ad Multos Annos,
All the best.
Taphappy
28th Aug 2018, 21:06
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Posted By Taphappy

Franek. When I was a staff Wop at Topcliffe in...

Franek.
When I was a staff Wop at Topcliffe in 1946/47 there were a few Polish pilots based there and I flew with most of them on many occasions. Names that spring to mind are F/Lt Kula who...
25th Dec 2017, 22:39
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Seasons Greetings

Should have read.
A Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year to all who contribute to and read this wonderful thread.
May your God be with you.
25th Dec 2017, 22:34
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Seasons Greetings

A Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy to all who contribute to and read this wonderful thread May your God be with you.
21st Nov 2017, 16:45
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Danny May I add my good wishes to those who...

Danny

May I add my good wishes to those who have wished you a happy birthday. Great that you are still contributing to this thread in your own inimitable manner. Ad multos annos.
24th Jul 2017, 21:00
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Posted By Taphappy

Pete Jezzard

sidevalve.

Thanks for information re loss of Pete's aircraft. I look forward to reading more of the escape line.

Goofer 3

Thanks for info regarding Wellington RP504. I flew in that aircraft...
24th Jul 2017, 16:19
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Posted By Taphappy

George Duffee

sidevalve.
What a wonderful story. These men and women who operated the escape route at great peril to their own wellbeing deserve this country's most grateful thanks. I am not sure that they did....
6th Apr 2017, 19:11
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Posted By Taphappy

Danny, Wishing you a speedy recovery.

Danny,
Wishing you a speedy recovery.
22nd Sep 2016, 19:53
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Posted By Taphappy

AM Pamphlet 144 & Heaton Park Guide

harrym.

Thanks for offer, have sent you a PM with my email address.
17th Sep 2016, 23:28
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Posted By Taphappy

Aircrew Training WW2

harrym

I was at Heaton Park in 44 but don't recall seeing the guide that you mention I would certainly be interested in seeing a copy of it on this thread. I am sure it would also stir up a few...
22nd Aug 2016, 21:29
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Posted By Taphappy

Danny, My thoughts are with you at this sad time....

Danny, My thoughts are with you at this sad time. May she rest in peace.
24th May 2016, 13:35
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Would be a great pity if this thread was allowed...

Would be a great pity if this thread was allowed to just die off. Perhaps just changing the name to "Gaining an RAF Flying Brevet" as suggested by Danny would encourage non pilot aircrew types to...
22nd Dec 2015, 21:59
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Season' Greetings

Merry Christmas and A Happy and Prosperous New Year to all who participate in this wonderful thread.
9th Nov 2015, 21:04
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Danny. May I add my voice to the rest of...

Danny.

May I add my voice to the rest of your fan club in wishing you a Happy Birthday. Shall raise a glass of finest malt in your honour;
Onwards and upwards'

John
2nd Oct 2015, 14:31
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Scarborough ACRC

Petet.

The RAF had taken over most of the big hotels in South Bay and I was billeted in what was The Prince of Wales Hotel which is now a block of flats.
I think HQ was in The Grand Hotel....
28th Sep 2015, 15:22
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Re Lords Cricket Ground

Petet,

Interesting to know how the aptitude test results were dealt with.
i was at Scarborough ACRC and IIRC was there for 6weeks and as a prospective Nav/W was then posted to ITW at Bridgenorth....
27th Sep 2015, 20:15
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Re Lords Cricket Ground

Danny 42, Petet.
My recollection from early 44 was that after aptitude tests at ACRC you were allocated your aircrew trade,. in my case Nav/W. If it was Pilot you then went to Grading school then...
21st Mar 2015, 19:34
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Eye Tests

Petet;
Like Danny I can remember the colour vision tests using the books he has mentioned but I also have a vague recollection of sitting in a chair with a restraint on my collar to prevent me...
25th Dec 2014, 20:21
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Seasons Greetings

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year to all contributers and readers of this most wonderful of threads.
Lang may yer lum reek even in these days of central heating.
12th Nov 2014, 22:26
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Per-Sinister

Danny,
Wonderful Latin description. More subtle way of gaining information rather than asking what school one attended.
Johannes(Fellow Per-Sinister)
10th Nov 2014, 20:15
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday Danny, will raise a glass of finest malt in your honour.
Ad Multos Annos.
John
20th Oct 2014, 16:22
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel Rename

There is no doubt that this is a wonderful thread and whatever the intention of Cliff whwn he set it up, the fact remains that it has gone on to provide wide ranging discussions on various topics....
18th Sep 2014, 14:14
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Posted By Taphappy

Angel DFCP, During WW2, aircrew who had been found...

DFCP,

During WW2, aircrew who had been found guilty of LMF were subjected to the indignity of having their brevet removed as well as being reduced to the ranks if an NCO or cashiered if...
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