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Veterans Railcard - Coming Soon

Started 06.09.2020 at 17:58:33 by Dave Lowry
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By: Dave Lowry
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Air Defence Radar Museum - S600 Radar Control Cabin
At the ADRM, RRH Neatishead, we have the Marconi S600 Transportable Radar and its Equipment Cabin on display. It has historical significance as it was the radar that was taken down to the South Atlant...

Started 11.12.2015 at 07:27:58 by Dave Lowry
0 3,200 Last Post 11.12.2015 at 07:27:58
By: Dave Lowry
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ADRM, RRH Neatishead – Friends Day - Sat 19 September 2015
I attended the ADRM Friends Day as the FCA Museums Liaison Member, a ‘Friend’ and as a newly appointed Trustee. As the Manager, Beth Condie, and a number of Board of Trustees are new, its organisation...

Started 24.09.2015 at 19:57:26 by Dave Lowry
0 641 Last Post 24.09.2015 at 19:57:26
By: Dave Lowry
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Bawdsey Radar Reunion Association Lunch 12 Sep 2015 - Report
As our Association’s Museum Liaison Member and a Friend of Bawdsey Radar Trust I attended the Reunion Lunch on Saturday 12 September. It was a beautiful day and the old Manor and grounds looked specta...

Started 22.09.2015 at 16:00:07 by Dave Lowry
1 798 Last Post 22.09.2015 at 19:52:50
By: Richard Jenner
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National Commemoration Service - 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain
You can watch the service held in Westminster Abbey to commemorate and celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain featuring our very own Veteran Members, Patricia Clark (interview 26 minu...

Started 21.09.2015 at 11:57:52 by Nick Loveday
0 532 Last Post 21.09.2015 at 11:57:52
By: Nick Loveday
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75th Anniversary Celebrations - Photos
Matt Cockin and Dinz have kindly sent in their personal photos from the 75th Anniversary celebrations at Bentley Priory 12/13th June so I've created an album on our Facebook page so everyone can see t...

Started 15.06.2015 at 15:07:08 by Nick Loveday
0 741 Last Post 15.06.2015 at 15:07:08
By: Nick Loveday
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When did the RAF/NATO start using the ID Zombie?
Does anyone know when 'we' and/or NATO started identifying a 'potential hostile track' as a Zombie?
Did it pre-date the Cold War?
Grateful for any thoughts/info
Nicky

Started 10.06.2015 at 20:17:07 by Nick Loveday
2 1,153 Last Post 15.06.2015 at 10:05:57
By: Richard Jenner
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War, Trauma and Military Experience - A Dissertation Survey
I have been asked to assist in the publication of a survey that might be relevant to many FCA members and, indeed, to many others who are not members of the FCA. The survey is available at https://...

Started 03.06.2015 at 22:07:09 by Jan Cobb
1 850 Last Post 10.06.2015 at 12:09:27
By: Dave Lowry
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Photos of RAF Madalena, Malta 1972-75
For anyone interested there are some photos of RAF Madalena together with a couple of snaps of a S259 detachment to Malta at the link below.
http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/facesfromthepast/Malt...

Started 18.01.2010 at 18:26:37 by Kerry Walsh
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By: Tony Pleasant
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RAFA AirMail Magazine Apr 2015
Check out this month's Airmail Magazine from the Royal Air Forces Association!
It has 5 pages telling the story of the creation of the Fighter Control Specialisation during 1940 and has personal ...

Started 10.04.2015 at 14:11:52 by Nick Loveday
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2 1,301 Last Post 14.04.2015 at 09:56:10
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E Petition. The Closure of St George's Chapel at Biggin Hill
Members may wish to consider signing this e-petition
about St George's Chapel at Biggin Hill.  More details below:
[b]Please Don't Close St. George's RAF Chapel of Remembrance Biggin Hil...[/i][/i]

Started 06.01.2015 at 16:13:44 by Tim Willbond
1 1,079 Last Post 07.01.2015 at 12:57:14
By: Jan Cobb
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Boulmer Lookout Magazine - Latest Edition
Missing RAF Boulmer? You can catch up with all the goings on in their Magazine, Lookout....https://cms.raf.mod.uk/rafboulmer/rafcms/mediafiles/B24D4FCA_5056_A318_A83DE8FF1...
....and ther...

Started 29.09.2014 at 10:39:54 by Nick Loveday
0 1,662 Last Post 29.09.2014 at 10:39:54
By: Nick Loveday
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A 'Must Watch' for Fighter Controllers and Aerospace Batttle Managers
Castles in the Sky (featuring the early work at Bawdsey) due to be shown next Thursday 4 Sep 14 on BBC2  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04gnhv7. Chris Morshead of the Air Defence Radar Museum was in...

Started 29.08.2014 at 15:12:02 by Stuart McCullouch
6 3,548 Last Post 12.09.2014 at 09:12:02
By: Mike Clarke
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Farewell TriStars
I expect we've all been involved with the TriStar at some point, and now they've been withdrawn what happens to them?  Here's a link to a time-lapse video of one being dismantled at Marshall (Cambridg...

Started 15.06.2014 at 14:35:40 by Pete Scott (Ex Member)
2 2,751 Last Post 19.06.2014 at 10:18:31
By: Dave Lowry
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Operation Crossbow
On 13th June 1944, the Germans launched their first attacks using the V1 Flying Bomb.  At 0425 hours, the first V1 to fall on London hit Grove Road Bridge in Bow; six people were killed.
The Ger...

Started 12.06.2014 at 21:30:04 by Nick Loveday
0 1,242 Last Post 12.06.2014 at 21:30:04
By: Nick Loveday
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Can anyone help the ADRM out?
The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum is just trying to track down dates and wondered if anyone knew when the S259 (Type 95) Radars were finally withdrawn from the Falklands? They have photos of the Closin...

Started 19.12.2013 at 21:26:13 by Nick Loveday
8 11,445 Last Post 21.05.2014 at 21:53:44
By: Dave Todd
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Mr Alan Clark - Retirement
Dear All,
[IMAGE]
All those who have served at, or visited, RAF Boulmer, will wish to be aware that Mr Alan Clark has decided to hang up his boots as the Officers’ Mess Manager here at Boulmer, after a t...

Started 20.05.2014 at 20:41:39 by Paul Atkinson
0 1,295 Last Post 20.05.2014 at 20:41:39
By: Paul Atkinson
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Key or Humorous Events in the AD 'world' - can you help?
The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum is looking to collate key happenings in the Air Defence (AD) world which underline the importance of AD and, in particular, any happenings or events which were a bit o...

Started 20.03.2014 at 12:16:51 by Nick Loveday
0 2,670 Last Post 20.03.2014 at 12:16:51
By: Nick Loveday
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Saxa Vord Myths
The unedited version. The ADRM published a shorter version in their last newsletter - for those of you of a "certain age"
http://ahistoryofrafsaxavord.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/type-80-at-saxa-vord-...

Started 02.03.2014 at 12:29:02 by Gordon Carle
0 2,184 Last Post 02.03.2014 at 12:29:02
By: Gordon Carle
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Madalena - Still Pumping Out Wigglies
Dear All
Just got back from a short family holiday in Malta (first time back there since detachments back in the early 70s with Plez, Wally Makepiece and Paul Barber). Went to visit the old RAF M...

Started 06.06.2011 at 11:40:44 by Alec Trevett
4 4,950 Last Post 21.02.2014 at 20:57:12
By: Francis-Xavier Zarb
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RAF Madalena Malta 1972-1975
Just a message to Kerry Walsh.
Thanks for the Photographs etc, if your your memory fails I am the "Handsome" person middle row far right.
I had a feeling that some of those detachment pics ...

Started 24.07.2011 at 15:18:18 by vivian Gribble (Guest)
1 3,936 Last Post 13.02.2014 at 20:24:24
By: Francis-Xavier Zarb
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Late 1970s nostalgia
With the inevitable socks from nephews this Christmas I received a double DVD entitled 'Royal Air Force in the Late 1970s'.
Of note, Disc 1 has 'RAF Aerospace Systems Officer 1974 (or Operator de...

Started 13.01.2014 at 16:35:33 by Richard Jenner
0 2,802 Last Post 13.01.2014 at 16:35:33
By: Richard Jenner
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Photos from the Christmas Bash 2013
The photo album from the 2013 Christmas Bash at the RAF Club is now on our Facebook page - enjoy!!  Smiley
https://www.facebook.com/raffca
There's a lovely one of Lofty and Judy Wetherell..... 8...

Started 15.12.2013 at 09:21:12 by Nick Loveday
0 2,129 Last Post 15.12.2013 at 09:21:12
By: Nick Loveday
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Documentary about GpCapt Hopkins on BBC in the 80´s
About 1985 BBC broadcasted a documentary about the first female CO, which was GpCapt Joan Hopkins at RAF Neatishead. Does anyone not only remember this, but holds a copy as well? Would very much like ...

Started 17.11.2013 at 10:40:07 by Dieter Dreyer
1 3,161 Last Post 21.11.2013 at 22:52:55
By: Nick Loveday
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Help Please - Any Clues About a Picture Found at Neatishead?
Anyone know the story of this picture? It was discovered at the Neatishead Transmitter Site last week when the RAF personnel were having a sort out. What is the story behind this and who are the chara...

Started 08.04.2013 at 16:31:06 by Nick Loveday
1 3,102 Last Post 16.11.2013 at 00:12:42
By: Chris Morshead - Ex Member
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Unknown Object - Anyone recognise this?
Now and again (well, quite often really!) details of a strange object are sent to us at the ADRM to ID.  Often we can come up with something but, occasionally, we are stumped.  Please do have a quick ...

Started 03.12.2012 at 11:25:51 by Chris Morshead (Ex Member)
7 4,867 Last Post 16.11.2013 at 00:01:39
By: Chris Morshead - Ex Member
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Hot Jets Cold War
I've just received this message from Richard Norris of the Lightning Preservation Group based at Bruntingthorpe in Leicestershire.
"........ After several months of waiting we finally have a dat...

Started 07.11.2013 at 09:36:18 by Dave Lowry
0 2,343 Last Post 07.11.2013 at 09:36:18
By: Dave Lowry
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Information on Type 11 and 15 radars
Anyone now the ranges of the Type 11 and 15 radars or any suggestions of where I might find them?  Geeky I know, but its for some reserach I am conducting.

Started 28.09.2013 at 14:24:03 by Pete Smith
3 2,322 Last Post 28.09.2013 at 19:27:15
By: Pete Smith
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A little puzzle for you all
What connection does Howard W Coxon and fighter control have in common? No prizes for the right answer, just the smugness of being first to get it.
I'll give it a while before publishing what I h...

Started 23.09.2013 at 13:55:29 by Pete Smith
8 4,610 Last Post 28.09.2013 at 17:05:01
By: Mike Clarke
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URGENT: BBC Coast looking for WWII Radar Veterans
BBC Coast is looking for British ' WWII radar veterans' who have experience of radar in France or Germany to travel to the Wurzburg radar site/Museum in Douvres during the first week of October (trave...

Started 12.09.2013 at 09:51:02 by Nick Loveday
0 3,058 Last Post 12.09.2013 at 09:51:02
By: Nick Loveday
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Saxa R101 - Shetland Radar
Don't know if anyone can help. The pic was in the Shetland Times in 1979. It is supposed to be Shetland Radar in the R101. However, it's a "posed" photo. Initial research suggests:
Nearest is an ...

Started 03.11.2011 at 23:31:05 by Gordon Carle
14 11,319 Last Post 01.07.2013 at 23:39:20
By: Gordon Carle
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Can you identify these Personalities
Memories for some perhaps?

Started 01.12.2011 at 11:20:20 by Alan Shield
5 4,647 Last Post 03.06.2013 at 14:41:42
By: Alan Shield
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Air Ministry Experimental Station (AMES) 713 – LORAN on Unst
Just in case anyone suffers from insomnia - some more WWII RAF history here:
http://ahistoryofrafsaxavord.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/air-ministry-experimental-st...

Started 02.06.2013 at 00:04:08 by Gordon Carle
0 2,147 Last Post 02.06.2013 at 00:04:08
By: Gordon Carle
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ADRM in the news

Started 20.05.2013 at 19:16:21 by Richard Jenner
0 1,989 Last Post 20.05.2013 at 19:16:21
By: Richard Jenner
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Red Star Intercepts from Saxa
Pat Goulborn has kindly sent me a picture of a Badger taken during an intercept he controlled from Saxa in 1971. I wondered if there were similar (Saxa) photos out there I could get copies of. If enou...

Started 17.03.2013 at 17:52:09 by Gordon Carle
2 2,326 Last Post 11.04.2013 at 20:04:45
By: Gordon Carle
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No 729 Signals Unit 'Woodlands'
I am a retired RAF Comms Engineer carrying out a little private research into RAF Signals Units (SU's). I have come across a No 729 SU listed as being at Woodlands during the period Aug 52-Sep 57. The...

Started 25.02.2013 at 18:56:57 by Al Burrell
2 2,747 Last Post 19.03.2013 at 10:35:39
By: Al Burrell
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Patrington Reunion
I've just received the following message about a reunion at Patrington:
    "Did you ever serve at Patrington RAF Base? We are searching for ex RAF servicemen and women who served at the former RA...


Started 19.02.2013 at 14:28:43 by Jan Cobb
1 11,420 Last Post 20.02.2013 at 21:35:31
By: Nigel Woodger
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Transportable/Mobile Radar – Early Days
If anyone is interested I’ve just put out a piece on a very early RAF Radar Deployment here:-
http://ahistoryofrafsaxavord.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/the-first-radar-on-unst.html

Started 30.01.2013 at 15:39:53 by Gordon Carle
0 1,786 Last Post 30.01.2013 at 15:39:53
By: Gordon Carle
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Photo of Al Knox in Air Commodore uniform
When I attended Al Knox’s funeral recently, the family asked me if I could be of any help in getting a photograph of Al in his Air Commodore’s uniform.  Through Nick Loveday, we've tried, with no luck...

Started 22.01.2013 at 11:00:42 by Stuart McCullouch
0 4,420 Last Post 22.01.2013 at 11:00:42
By: Stuart McCullouch
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Report on a re-enactment of a QRA(I) Scramble at Bruntingthorpe 15.07.2012
The Lightning Preservation Group (LPG) at Bruntingthorpe possesses and maintains in taxiable condition 2 x Lightning F6s at Bruntingthorpe housed in a 'Q" Shed obtained from RAF Wattisham. The F6s oft...

Started 17.07.2012 at 10:27:30 by Dave Lowry
3 6,442 Last Post 03.12.2012 at 22:37:44
By: Bernie O'Neill
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Whereabouts of the TPS-43
I was wondering if anyone could help with a question that has come my way.  This came to me via the FCO of all places and relates to a TPS-43 Radar captured on the Falklands from the Argentineans and ...

Started 02.11.2012 at 11:10:35 by Chris Morshead (Ex Member)
0 6,357 Last Post 02.11.2012 at 11:10:35
By: Chris Morshead - Ex Member
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Dowding System Stained Glass Window Unveiled 8th Sep 2012
On Saturday 8th September 2012, over 150 guests gathered for the handover ceremony of the Bentley Priory Museum to the Bentley Priory Battle of Britain Trust.   The guests enjoyed a number of events i...

Started 19.09.2012 at 11:40:15 by Nick Loveday
0 3,581 Last Post 19.09.2012 at 11:40:15
By: Nick Loveday
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Who & where Again
The 2 pictures attached are copyright of the Imperial War Museum. I'm trying to find out who is in the first picture (RAF Sopley  IC cabin in the 60's) and anything at all about the second - she's wor...

Started 11.09.2012 at 22:23:50 by Gordon Carle
0 1,666 Last Post 11.09.2012 at 22:23:50
By: Gordon Carle
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Jet! When Britain Ruled the Skies
BBC4 22 August - catch it on the BBC i-player for the next 13 days - you will not be disappointed!
Richard

Started 23.08.2012 at 19:08:19 by Richard Jenner
9 5,622 Last Post 04.09.2012 at 15:08:15
By: Joe Marsden
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Ex SHETRAD ATC Controller
Here is another face from Saxa Vord (ATC = SHETRAD) He was there with me in 1979 or 1980 but I can't remember his name. Does anyone know?

Started 05.12.2011 at 05:31:42 by Steve Morson
4 3,129 Last Post 04.09.2012 at 12:24:03
By: Gordon Carle
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Key Aero E-Zine, Article and video of the recent Lightning QRA Scramble Re-enactment
The E-Zine Key Aero has an excellently edited article and video of the complete QRA Scramble re-enactment conducted by the Lightning Preservation Group at Bruntingthorpe on 15 July 2012. It can be fou...

Started 08.08.2012 at 23:06:00 by Dave Lowry
2 5,369 Last Post 09.08.2012 at 09:00:50
By: Mike Clarke
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Self-Employment - Post Fighter Control
Getting work in Civvy Street after leaving the Fighter Control Branch is not easy. There are very few businesses requiring the skills of a Fighter Controller. Engineering, Admin, Catering ... plenty o...

Started 01.08.2012 at 14:26:19 by Phil Gilbody
0 2,466 Last Post 01.08.2012 at 14:26:19
By: Phil Gilbody
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Airmail July - September 2012
Delighted to see 'Blazing a Trail for Women in the Royal Air Force' on pages 42 - 45 of this quarter's Air Mail (RAFA) magazine. Would the author care to take some credit?
Richard

Started 14.07.2012 at 09:14:08 by Richard Jenner
2 2,471 Last Post 18.07.2012 at 18:40:51
By: Richard Jenner
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A Bit of Radar History - AES4
Early days - but I hope to do a bit on the first site on Unst in the next few months:
http://ahistoryofrafsaxavord.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/admiralty-experimental-stati...

Started 01.07.2012 at 23:38:18 by Gordon Carle
2 1,887 Last Post 05.07.2012 at 21:19:42
By: Gordon Carle
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5 3,716 Last Post 29.06.2012 at 11:05:38
By: Gordon Carle
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Where & When
I'd appreciate it if anyone knows where and when the photo was taken
Cheers
Gordon

Started 14.01.2012 at 16:51:33 by Gordon Carle
21 9,395 Last Post 07.06.2012 at 16:45:37
By: Phelpsy
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R3s open to the public
At the risk of being ridiculed (nothing new there then) I noticed in my Camping & Caravan Magazine that the R3 at Kelvedon Hatch (near Brentwood, Essex) is open to the public - the only other 'public'...

Started 19.04.2012 at 13:31:16 by Richard Jenner
2 2,321 Last Post 23.04.2012 at 07:26:56
By: Jan Cobb
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First Radar Unit on Unst
I wonder if anyone has any information about 203 MRU, which had an AMES 9 mobile Unit on Unst for a few months in 1940? Some evidence of their stay remains, including some anchoring points for their 2...

Started 14.04.2012 at 22:17:36 by Gordon Carle
0 1,222 Last Post 14.04.2012 at 22:17:36
By: Gordon Carle
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91SU/Saxa Vord - Equipment in the early days
Should any of the oldies be interested I've just put out a piece about Saxa in the early days:
http://ahistoryofrafsaxavord.blogspot.com/2012/03/equipment-at-91-signals-unit-r...

Started 05.03.2012 at 22:35:44 by Gordon Carle
7 3,889 Last Post 17.03.2012 at 09:19:02
By: Steve Morson
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Appeal for Funds to Sponsor a Commemorative Stained Glass Window at Bentley Priory
The role of ‘The Few’- the pilots of Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain - is a very well-known story.  Their success is legendary; they were the tip of the spear and often paid the ultimate ...

Started 12.03.2012 at 18:03:08 by Nick Loveday
0 1,439 Last Post 12.03.2012 at 18:03:08
By: Nick Loveday
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A Difficult Search
We are trying to stimulate interest in a documentary covering the work of the WAAF in the Dowding System and specifically the ground breaking role of the WAAF Filterer officers.  The BBC are intereste...

Started 02.03.2012 at 12:36:21 by Tim Willbond
0 1,247 Last Post 02.03.2012 at 12:36:21
By: Tim Willbond
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IFF MkIII - Saxa Vord
I'm trying to find out more about the IFF MkIII at Saxa. The building and foundations were constructed, whether or not the mast & aerial were erected I have still to discover. Something was installed ...

Started 23.02.2012 at 23:19:23 by Gordon Carle
0 1,731 Last Post 23.02.2012 at 23:19:23
By: Gordon Carle
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Nominate Your Favourite RAF Charity
The search engine Bing would like to invite you to nominate worthy causes and charities that you feel should be showcased and they’ll pick one to appear on their Homepage at the end of each month.<br ...

Started 24.01.2012 at 22:17:59 by Nick Loveday
2 1,905 Last Post 25.01.2012 at 05:43:24
By: Tony Pleasant
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RAF Buchan Domestic Site - Mid 60's
A couple of photos of RAF Buchan Domestic Site courtesy of a friendly PR9

Started 13.12.2010 at 21:36:23 by Gordon Carle
10 8,363 Last Post 08.01.2012 at 21:16:59
By: Gordon Carle
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Stenigot Chain Home tower on TV 8 Dec 2011
Stenigot should feature on the One Show on 8 December - see http://www.raf.mod.uk/news/archive/glimpsed-at-speed-07122011
Richard

Started 08.12.2011 at 07:45:55 by Richard Jenner
3 2,577 Last Post 15.12.2011 at 08:34:21
By: Richard Jenner
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Posted to Khormaksar
As promised here are some pictures I took whilst posted in 1967 to 303 Signals Unit Khormaksar together with detatchments 'UP COUNTRY' to Makiros and Habilayn in the Radfan Mountains.

Started 20.11.2011 at 09:19:15 by Alan Shield
7 8,103 Last Post 23.11.2011 at 08:04:36
By: Alan Shield
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117 Signals Unit Hong Kong
I am surprised that no one has mentioned this fabulous posting open to our branch/Trade.
I arrived at Kai Tak in early '71 after a 21 hour flight in a VC 10 of (shiney 10 Sqdrn.,) from Brize Nort...

Started 18.11.2011 at 10:20:59 by Alan Shield
1 3,387 Last Post 19.11.2011 at 14:06:01
By: Alan Shield
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Patrington Reminiscences
http://www.raffca.org.uk/php/index.php?page=the-lightning
I've not visited the FCA website for some time, and consequently have only recently read Kelvin Holmes' excellent piece on 'Controlling t...

Started 28.07.2008 at 20:03:35 by Simon Pollock
7 8,030 Last Post 17.11.2011 at 18:15:29
By: Alan Shield
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Past USAF/RAF Exchange Officer
I was fortunate enough to have been selected to serve with the RAF at RAF Patrington from mid-1970 until mid 1973. I found your site while searching google earth for RAF Patrington. I think that it is...

Started 21.09.2011 at 17:46:31 by Ben Hardin (guest) (Guest)
3 3,054 Last Post 16.11.2011 at 13:48:28
By: Alan Shield
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R.J.Singleton - Buchan T80 Watercolour
R.J.Singleton painted the lovely watercolour of RAF Buchan's Type 80 in about 1992. Does anyone know how to contact the artist, please?

Started 27.10.2011 at 12:43:14 by Don Adams (Guest)
0 1,971 Last Post 27.10.2011 at 12:43:14
By: Don Adams (Guest)
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Red Star ties
Does anyone know if you can buy replacement Red Star ties these days? I seem to have lost mine.
Alternatively… does anyone have one they wish to sell?
Also, I still go to a number of black ...

Started 13.10.2011 at 18:27:08 by Steve Morson
0 1,628 Last Post 13.10.2011 at 18:27:08
By: Steve Morson
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S/L WG Curtin OBE, WW2 Controller Ops 11Gp (Hornchurch & Debden) & 83 Gp (483 GCC)
I am currently researching the WW 2 experiences of my grandfather S/L W.G. Curtin O.B.E who worked as a fighter controller in 11 group at Hornchurch (1939-41), Debden (1941-43) and then 483 GCC betwee...

Started 04.10.2011 at 13:55:23 by Simon Curtin (Guest)
0 1,476 Last Post 04.10.2011 at 13:55:23
By: Simon Curtin (Guest)
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COORDINATING THE AIR CAMPAIGN OVER AFGHANISTAN
The Coalition air campaign over Afghanistan has been the most intense and complex in history.  In the south and south west of the country, the daunting task of coordinating some of the world’s busiest...

Started 28.09.2011 at 09:36:34 by Nick Loveday
0 1,933 Last Post 28.09.2011 at 09:36:34
By: Nick Loveday
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For those who have served at Buchan...
Open this link for details of a new memorial:
http://www.raf.mod.uk/news/archive.cfm?storyid=28CF5A55-5056-A318-A83FD0541A2B1D...
Richard Jenner

Started 08.10.2009 at 07:55:09 by Richard Jenner
3 6,187 Last Post 05.09.2011 at 16:51:31
By: Paul Martin (Guest)
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CPI - RPI - your pension!
There is an e-petition running to try to force a return to RPI for indexing our pensions. If you want to sign-up go to:
http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/1535
There needs to be 100 0...

Started 05.09.2011 at 15:41:53 by Richard Jenner
0 1,513 Last Post 05.09.2011 at 15:41:53
By: Richard Jenner
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Help Please! Policy Development relating to Female Controllers working on the AEW
A researcher for KCL is researching a history of women in the RAF (and the Navy).  She is interested in the development of policy re female controllers being approved for the AEW in the early 1980s. A...

Started 16.08.2011 at 21:43:06 by Nick Loveday
0 1,392 Last Post 16.08.2011 at 21:43:06
By: Nick Loveday
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RAF Saxa Vord - The Admiralty Building and Cables
I have gathered a significant amount of data about the Admiralty Building and the submarine cables which were laid from Saxa in the 50’s & 60’s. In the next few weeks 3 sections will be added to the b...

Started 09.08.2011 at 21:46:56 by Gordon Carle
2 2,644 Last Post 10.08.2011 at 11:20:19
By: Gordon Carle
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RAF Staxton Wold
Hi,
I'm currently serving at Staxton Wold and have been tasked with researching the units history, however its not been as easy as I'd thought so far. Does anyone have any personal memories, or p...

Started 12.07.2011 at 19:46:09 by Greg (Guest)
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Saxa Vord 70's - Help with Identity
Looking for help for my Saxa Blog. This photo came from Kelvin Holmes & shows the C&R Evaulation team (Trappers/became ADGEEB) arriving on Unst in early to mid 70's. The guys in civvies - Roy Bullers,...

Started 30.05.2011 at 22:22:07 by Gordon Carle
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TV Programme of interest to the RAF - 3 Jul 2100 BBC2 - Coast
Sunday 3 Jul BBC2 2100hrs - Coast
Join Nick Crane and the Coast team when they visit the Inner and Outer Hebrides of Scotland and discover how the Royal Air Force has operated the Remote Radar He...

Started 30.06.2011 at 16:50:10 by Nick Loveday
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