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by Motormouse
14 Apr 2021, 13:25
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Prince Philip
Replies: 36
Views: 540

Re: Prince Philip

That he did. I can only describe him as a rascal; he loved a practical joke; his work is to be frank under appreciated by the masses he designed the airborne lifeboat in ww2, so that it could be operated and sailed by non sailors, parachuted from a Whitley or Warwick into the sea and not sink, and c...
by Motormouse
14 Apr 2021, 10:19
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Prince Philip
Replies: 36
Views: 540

Re: Prince Philip

Very Sad but not unexpected. He has not looked well for a long time. RIP Sir However I saw him many times as a PC in Westminster. The first time I saw him was as a child at Cowes when he nearly sunk in a yacht with Uffa Fox. Later that day he had a narrow miss from a collapsing crane. Ah the crane ...
by Motormouse
13 Apr 2021, 21:22
Forum: Repaint Hangar
Topic: D. Garwood Hunter T7 - 4FTS repaint
Replies: 6
Views: 169

Re: D. Garwood Hunter T7 - 4FTS repaint

The real one was in 16sqn colours as it was one with the Buccaneer / Lightning IFIS fit; was used by 16 sqn at Laarbruch for pilot currency when Bucc's were grounded following the spar failure crash in USA.

Ttfn

Pete
by Motormouse
09 Apr 2021, 22:38
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Bitzer project
Replies: 795
Views: 28640

Re: Bitzer project

Keep em coming, keeps ye older grey matter working until Boris says we can go back to work.

Ttfn

Pete
by Motormouse
07 Apr 2021, 19:38
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Bitzer project
Replies: 795
Views: 28640

Re: Bitzer project

Stuck on 'c' ;

Know what it isn't !

Ttfn

Pete
by Motormouse
07 Apr 2021, 09:12
Forum: CNB Forum
Topic: Ilyushin Il-12 for FS2004
Replies: 6
Views: 275

Re: Ilyushin Il-12 for FS2004

I can't imagine anyone here still uses FS2004 but I thought I'd share this very nice model I still use FS2004 and still enjoy it. I suppose I must be seen as a bit of a dinosaur by some but that’s ok. :) EricT I'm also in Jurassic Park with you there; oh and while you're perusing the Russian site, ...
by Motormouse
05 Apr 2021, 20:48
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Bitzer project
Replies: 795
Views: 28640

Re: Bitzer project

wouldn't want to spoiler things

ttfn

Pete
by Motormouse
04 Apr 2021, 20:53
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: DaveB's 64th Birthday
Replies: 19
Views: 269

Re: DaveB's 64th Birthday

Is it that long already....

It's not fair

Ttfn

Pete
by Motormouse
20 Mar 2021, 11:35
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Video: Steam Launch 'Consuta' Up Beyond Oxford In The Mist
Replies: 10
Views: 208

Re: Video: Steam Launch 'Consuta' Up Beyond Oxford In The Mist

Built by Sam Saunders ( Consuta plywood would later be incorporated into his aircraft) ; he was the Saunders of Saunders- Roe no less. Ttfn Pete A very interesting history indeed. In his testimonial to Sam Saunders the Consuta's owner, Col. Frank Willan, mentions another boat-building friend of his...