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Sarah and Perry Go East ...
A message from Perry Jago, who is soon to leave these shores ...
Quote:
Colleagues, friends and sh...

As some of you may know, my wife Sarah and I will shortly be going off to Cambodia fo...

Started 05.02.2008 at 20:10:02 by Jan Cobb
1 2,076 Last Post 21.04.2008 at 21:26:02
By: Jan Cobb
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Open Invite to Paddy Stevens' Retirement Party Mk III - 19 Jun 08 - London
Due to the outstanding success  Smiley of Paddy’s first 2 Retirement Parties it has been decided to hold another one for all those who missed out (and those of you who are crazy enough to want to repeat t...

Started 27.05.2008 at 08:03:57 by Nick Loveday
0 1,633 Last Post 27.05.2008 at 08:03:57
By: Nick Loveday
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Plt Off A Brick
What ever happened to Plt Off A Brick, if I remember rightly he was posted in to the RAF S of FC West Drayton to do the controllers coarse during the 70’s,I believe Pat Gallanders was the Boss at the ...

Started 28.05.2008 at 22:28:04 by Keith John Bass (Guest)
0 1,693 Last Post 28.05.2008 at 22:28:04
By: Keith John Bass (Guest)
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Ah! the officers rest room.
Good Morning Sir's and Ma'am's, I was pleasantly surprised to find you have managed to make a web site and a forum no less. Grin
Maybe the training we gave you when our old trade went computerised ...

Started 11.06.2008 at 09:24:06 by Nigel Woodger (Guest)
1 2,300 Last Post 11.06.2008 at 18:37:20
By: Keith (alfie) Bass (Guest)
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AGM 2008 - Minutes
All those members with an email address should already have received a message with the link to the minutes on the website. If you haven't received that email and are registered on this Message Board,...

Started 18.06.2008 at 17:02:55 by Jan Cobb
0 1,749 Last Post 18.06.2008 at 17:02:54
By: Jan Cobb
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Trying to contact
Nick Gadd and /or Donald Donaldson Davidson crew chiefs of C Watch @ Tai Mo Shan 69-71 for a reunion in December this year.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Started 15.06.2008 at 13:40:38 by Nigel Woodger (Guest)
4 3,227 Last Post 21.06.2008 at 08:43:10
By: Nigel Woodger (Guest)
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Recollections
I served at Boulmer in the 1980's whilst waiting for Nimrod AEW(ha ha). I am now engaged in writing a private memoir, not for publication, and would appreciate hearing from any former colleagues who m...

Started 22.02.2008 at 20:47:37 by Bob Harriman(ex-MAEOp) (Guest)
4 3,426 Last Post 07.08.2008 at 11:44:30
By: Tony Pleasant
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Shop Window
FCA Shop now Open For Business - Members Only - so please log in first! FCA Members who are not registered on this site should send a 'PM to Administrator' (see above) to request registration. Logged-...

Started 10.09.2008 at 12:43:29 by Jan Cobb
0 1,431 Last Post 10.09.2008 at 12:43:29
By: Jan Cobb
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Red Arrows & The Olympics - Petition
Subject: Fw: Support the Red Arrows if you feel able. (Petition Only)
What is the country coming too?.................
Hi all
You might wish to sign up to this one
The world-famous...

Started 09.10.2007 at 09:06:19 by Alec Trevett
13 7,494 Last Post 24.09.2008 at 20:56:02
By: Mike Clarke
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Christmas Function 19 Dec 08
Hi All, just a short reminder that takers for the Christmas function should have their forms and cheques to me by 19th Nov.  So far we are only 7 attending - should be cheap booze with the subsidy ava...

Started 22.10.2008 at 09:00:24 by Tony Pleasant
5 2,136 Last Post 23.10.2008 at 20:39:19
By: Jan Cobb
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Congratulations to the ADRM....again!!
Congratulations to Doug Robb and his Team of dedicated volunteers and supporters who have succeeded in getting the Air Defence Radar Museum (ADRM) selected as a finalist in the Regional Awards for Exc...

Started 15.09.2008 at 09:24:39 by Nick Loveday
4 3,346 Last Post 24.10.2008 at 09:46:49
By: Mike Clarke
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Ministerial Statement - ASACS Basing Study
The Minister for the Armed Forces (Mr. Bob Ainsworth) 28 Oct 08:
I am able to inform the House today of the outcome of the Royal Air Force study that has been undertaken to consider the future b...

Started 29.10.2008 at 08:17:45 by Nick Loveday
1 2,286 Last Post 29.10.2008 at 08:58:32
By: Jan Cobb
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WO Jim Hudson Photos
Members may be interested in the attached web albums taken by my father, WO Jim Hudson, in Hong Kong (48-51) and Penang 68-71
http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/SteveGHudson/HongKong4851#
http://pic...
Regard

Started 04.11.2008 at 15:19:27 by Steve Hudson (Guest)
1 1,988 Last Post 05.11.2008 at 18:28:04
By: Mike Good
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greetings
Greetings from the former'HOWLOS'  at Buchan, Boulmer and Neatishead in this momentous RAF anniversary year. Best wishes to all past and present members. John Bell

Started 16.11.2008 at 22:04:53 by jrbell (Guest)
1 2,004 Last Post 16.11.2008 at 22:17:23
By: Mike Clarke
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Pictures for Sale
Many members will remember Eileen Bridges, one of our Associate Members since May 2005. She has recently moved into smaller, more manageable accommodation and has, as a result, less space for some of ...

Started 18.11.2008 at 15:48:44 by Jan Cobb
0 1,623 Last Post 18.11.2008 at 15:48:44
By: Jan Cobb
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Consultancy Opportunities
Hi all. I've been contacted by a consultancy company who are looking for individuals with defence experience with a view to tendering for a number of contracts.
As yet, the scope is hazy but the ...

Started 02.12.2008 at 10:54:25 by Rob McNab (Guest)
1 2,034 Last Post 07.12.2008 at 09:30:01
By: Dave Todd
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Chris Knapman's Moment of Fame.....or one of them.....
For all those of you who missed RAF Fylingdales' and Gp Capt Knapman's starring role on Sky News yesterday.....
http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/UK-News/Secret-Anti-Spying-System-Protecting-Br...

Started 30.12.2008 at 15:19:31 by Nick Loveday
0 2,149 Last Post 30.12.2008 at 15:19:31
By: Nick Loveday
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Christmas No 1
Dear moderator,
I apologise for this presumptuously inappropriate use of your website, but I desire to crave a boon.
Might I urge all of your membership to rush to the cybermalls and downloa...

Started 18.12.2008 at 11:26:43 by Robin Heaney (Guest)
9 7,329 Last Post 12.01.2009 at 13:46:42
By: Mike Good
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More information
Hi,
Just wondering if you can help.
I am currently looking to apply to join the RAF as a Fighter Controller, or Aerospace Battle Manager as they are now known - still trying to remember to u...

Started 28.01.2009 at 12:47:59 by Will (Guest)
1 1,986 Last Post 28.01.2009 at 12:55:08
By: Will (Guest)
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A Battle of Britain press release mentioning Fighter Controllers!
I was pleased to see the paragraph in the linked news story that mentioned the role of Fighter Controllers in the Battle of Britain:
http://www.raf.mod.uk/news/archive.cfm?storyid=897DACD3-114...

Started 22.09.2008 at 19:03:55 by Richard Jenner
6 4,209 Last Post 19.02.2009 at 22:10:52
By: RvG (Guest)
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Gurkha Justice
The High Court has judged, recently, that the treatment being meted out to many Gurkhas in this country is unlawful. The Government has merely declared that it will consider the situation. I make no c...

Started 27.10.2008 at 10:47:00 by Dave Lowry
4 2,304 Last Post 22.05.2009 at 05:54:52
By: Jan Cobb
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Wanting to do this job - Question
Hi everyone,
I just want to drop a quick question as this seems like the place to do it!
Quickly, a little bit about myself - I am 20 (going 21 in about 3 weeks) I have just left Northumbria...

Started 15.08.2009 at 00:44:38 by Mark Henderson (Guest)
2 1,290 Last Post 15.08.2009 at 11:04:55
By: Mark Henderson (Guest)
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Neatishead Reunion 2010 20th Mar in Norwich
Ladies and Gentlemen
Ian (Growler) Fowler is organising a reunion for former Neatishead personnel on the above date. Location is TBC, so I will post updates as soon as they are available.

Started 15.08.2009 at 14:30:36 by Mick Davies (Guest)
0 1,695 Last Post 15.08.2009 at 14:30:36
By: Mick Davies (Guest)
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Engineers' Walk 2009
Dates and details - and links to the Admin Order - are available within the Members Area; please log in to gain access.
1.  The complete Admin Order, including 4 Annexes.
2.  The Admin Order; main pages only....

Started 18.08.2009 at 13:59:55 by Jan Cobb
0 1,463 Last Post 18.08.2009 at 13:59:55
By: Jan Cobb
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More Success for the ADRM!
Congratulations to the ADRM - Dougie Robb has let me know that the Museum has, once again, been selected as a finalist in the Regional Enjoy England Awards for Excellence. The 'Oscars' type evening is...

Started 08.09.2009 at 12:46:22 by Nick Loveday
0 1,393 Last Post 08.09.2009 at 12:46:22
By: Nick Loveday
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RAF asks for 'beer money' donations
One of our members thought this article in The Telegraph might prompt a generous response:
Quote:
[font=Arial][u]Senior RAF officers have launched an appeal for donations so British tr...

[size=14]The article itself is here
Jan

Started 07.09.2009 at 09:52:03 by Jan Cobb
2 2,280 Last Post 09.09.2009 at 15:35:04
By: Phelpsy
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AVM Sir Christpher Joseph Quintin Brand
I am researching the life of  my relative AVM Sir Quintin Brand, and would be interested to hear from anybody who knew him or served with him during his time with Fighter Command.Thank you.

Started 06.09.2008 at 09:11:02 by V Good (Guest)
2 1,412 Last Post 12.09.2009 at 13:21:29
By: Vicky Good (Guest)
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HELP LOCATING MK3 GREY/BLUE AIRCREW JACKETS?
Hi, I was wondering if anybody has or knows were to locate any grey/blue MK3 aircrew jacket (s) circa 1960-69? they have the old RAF reference number 22C/2574. If any body has any information on these...

Started 21.09.2009 at 02:57:54 by marcus knightingale (Guest)
0 2,167 Last Post 21.09.2009 at 02:57:54
By: marcus knightingale (Guest)
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No 10 Petition - Save our BFPO!
Dear All,
A measure has been initiated to save £1.76M by withdrawing BFPO services to NATO HQs.  The implications are far-reaching - setting aside the difficulties with mail, etc, not having a BF...

Started 03.09.2009 at 11:44:33 by Ian Price
2 5,424 Last Post 19.10.2009 at 19:48:56
By: Jan Cobb
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Bunkers
I was in discussion with Mike Tippen about bunkers we had known (!)at the Xmas Bash and mentioned the Subterranea Britannica web-site - the link is here for those interested:
http://www.subbrit.o...

Started 22.12.2008 at 14:51:27 by Richard Jenner
3 1,770 Last Post 27.11.2009 at 09:39:51
By: Benjamin Oldcorn (Guest)
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Flying Control (Air Traffic Control)
Hello there.
I am researching into the role of Flying Control during WW2. Whilst having a lot of written information, I have been unable to find anyone who was involved with Flying Control during...

Started 04.01.2009 at 16:36:08 by John Platt (Guest)
2 2,438 Last Post 28.11.2009 at 17:28:58
By: John Platt (Guest)
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No. 1 ACC's Return from Operations in Afghanistan
After reading Richard Jenner's post and the attached link about the memorial at Boddam, I found a news item about No 1 ACC's return home from Afghanistan last weekend.  It also mentioned that the unit...

Started 08.12.2009 at 15:43:34 by Hilary A Whiteway
3 3,970 Last Post 09.12.2009 at 17:05:20
By: Phelpsy
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Christmas Greetings
www.airdefop.co.uk members would like to
Wish You And Your Loved Ones
A Very Happy Christmas And A
Healthy And Prosperous New Year.
Our site has managed over 10000 posts and over ...

Started 23.12.2009 at 08:46:25 by Nigel Woodger (Guest)
0 5,991 Last Post 23.12.2009 at 08:46:25
By: Nigel Woodger (Guest)
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ABM OASC Aptitude tests
Hi guys I was wondering whether anyone could shed some light on the current situation regarding Cranwell having issues over ABM aptitude scores at OASC. Basically, I passed OASC nearly 6 weeks ago but...

Started 14.12.2009 at 18:08:35 by adam (Guest)
4 6,103 Last Post 04.01.2010 at 20:31:47
By: Adam (Guest)
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Trying to contact Stu Hunter
Does anyone have contact with Stu Hunter?  I believe he joined the branch from the Royal Engineers at the beginning of the '80's.  He was certainly in the Falklands during 1983.  Any information will ...

Started 19.08.2009 at 22:51:44 by Grant Grafton
8 7,002 Last Post 05.01.2010 at 08:35:53
By: Dave Lowry
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Falklands Photos
This thread reminded me that I have some photos taken at FIADGE between Sep 82 and Jan 83 that some may find of interest.  I've scanned them and put them at the URL below.
http://picasaweb.goo...

Started 27.12.2009 at 15:22:01 by Kerry Walsh
1 2,223 Last Post 15.01.2010 at 09:13:00
By: Pete Scott - Ex Member
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Fighter Controller to Dog-Sled Racing
I have just read a small article in today's Times Page 113 (Sat 7 Nov) about an ex-Fighter Controller, Melanie Clegg. She will be racing in the Finnmark area of North Norway (Dec - Mar) to raise money...

Started 07.11.2009 at 18:41:28 by Dave Lowry
3 4,305 Last Post 17.02.2010 at 17:55:16
By: Mel Clegg - Ex Member
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Help! Looking for information on Sgt William Archibald Tyler
Hello. My name is Nick Deane. I don't know if you are able to help. I am following web page leads looking for information about my uncle Sgt William Archibald Tyler. He was my mother's brother. I know...

Started 19.02.2010 at 20:23:36 by nick deane (Guest)
1 2,376 Last Post 20.02.2010 at 12:08:09
By: Kerry Walsh
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Wanted - RAF Uniform for use in exhibition of Saxa Vord
With reference to the posting concerning the Red Star Board, we are looking for a uniform to put on display with the exhibition, so if anyone has one they no longer need or would be prepared to long t...

Started 22.02.2010 at 21:25:25 by Aaron Foord (Guest)
0 1,948 Last Post 22.02.2010 at 21:25:25
By: Aaron Foord (Guest)
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New Topic = Old Message Board
Just over 3 years ago, when the domain we used for our web site was 'raffca.co.uk', Spotter set up the original version of this Message Board - very much as it appears now, but much, much smaller! Pri...

Started 23.03.2010 at 19:41:43 by Jan Cobb
0 18,840 Last Post 23.03.2010 at 19:41:43
By: Jan Cobb
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Request for Information/Pictures - Saxa Vord
As some of you are aware I have been publishing material on the history of Saxa on a blogsite -
   http://ahistoryofrafsaxavord.blogspot.com/
I have been lucky enough to receive significant help ...

Started 30.03.2010 at 19:38:30 by Gordon Carle (Guest)
0 1,693 Last Post 30.03.2010 at 19:38:30
By: Gordon Carle (Guest)
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Wanted - information on Raymond Percy Oliver
I am looking for information on Raymond Percy Oliver.  He served as an Officer Cadet with Fighter Control Branch in 1954 and his service number is 2478197.
Does anyone know anything about this ma...

Started 01.04.2010 at 21:05:57 by Sue Oliver (Guest)
0 1,494 Last Post 01.04.2010 at 21:05:57
By: Sue Oliver (Guest)
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Battle of Britain 70th
Just found this interesting article (well to me anyway) on the official RAF Battle of Britain web-site. It explains the Fighter Control system employed during the battle:
http://www.raf.mod.uk...

Started 11.05.2010 at 16:47:39 by Richard Jenner
0 1,139 Last Post 11.05.2010 at 16:47:39
By: Richard Jenner
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Where is Joan Hopkins?
I have received an email from Linda Fayers-Hallin, who says:
Quote:
Hi
I notice in Chapter 5 of the Association of Fighter Controllers, you mention Air Commodore Joan Hopkins, WRAF. I knew Joan...

A similar post has been

Started 27.01.2008 at 23:20:07 by Jan Cobb
8 9,554 Last Post 03.06.2010 at 15:42:19
By: Ken Ashton (Guest)
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The Few
The gratitude of every home in our Island, in our Empire, and indeed throughout the world, except in the abodes of the guilty, goes out to the British airmen who, undaunted by odds, unwearied in their...

Started 11.07.2010 at 16:28:38 by Richard Jenner
1 2,195 Last Post 11.07.2010 at 19:11:18
By: Jan Cobb
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Saxa Vord - Red Star Board
Now that RAF Saxa Vord has closed, I wonder if anyone could cast any light on the whereabouts of the 'Red Star Board' which was inscribed with the names of all the controllers who controlled live QRA(...

Started 12.03.2007 at 14:01:25 by Alec Trevett
10 11,627 Last Post 06.08.2010 at 09:26:12
By: Steve Morson
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Invitation from GAF to Disbandment ceremonies for Brockzetel, Nr Jever
I would like to send out an invitation to any fighter controllers, particular ex-Sector Commanders, to attend the final disbandment of the Brockzetel Bunker which was the home of 101 SU near RAF Jever...

Started 28.08.2010 at 13:32:57 by Mick Ryan (Guest)
0 1,852 Last Post 28.08.2010 at 13:32:57
By: Mick Ryan (Guest)
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Bunkers
September is Doors Open in the Highlands and I was intrigued to see the Council opening their Emergency Centre which occupies a 1941 built former RAF Bunker.
I duly visited the cleanest bunker I ...

Started 06.09.2010 at 08:23:21 by Richard Jenner
1 2,008 Last Post 06.09.2010 at 08:33:27
By: Richard Jenner
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Show your support for the Battle of Britain veterans, the RAF and RAFA
A series of ales has been brewed specially by the Wolf Brewery to commemorate ‘The Few’, 2353 young men and women from Great Britain and 574 from overseas, who are officially recognised as having take...

Started 12.09.2010 at 17:51:53 by Nick Loveday
0 1,468 Last Post 12.09.2010 at 17:51:53
By: Nick Loveday
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New Ways to Support the Battle of Britain Veterans
If you do wish to show your support for the Battle of Britain Fighter Association and Memorial Trust and help them raise £650,000 to build a Learning Centre at the National Memorial to the Few at Cape...

Started 14.09.2010 at 14:08:51 by Nick Loveday
0 1,397 Last Post 14.09.2010 at 14:08:51
By: Nick Loveday
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Weekend TV Guide for battle of Britain Addicts!!
BATTLE OF BRITAIN WEEKEND - TV GUIDE!!
BBC4 SATURDAY 18 SEP 1900 -2000 AND 2100-2200
An evening dedicated to the Battle of Britain, bringing together World War Two historians, Battle of Brit...

Started 17.09.2010 at 16:25:34 by Nick Loveday
0 2,053 Last Post 17.09.2010 at 16:25:34
By: Nick Loveday
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Go Ahead for former RAF Bentley Priory to be turned into a Museum
VSM Estates has been given permission to convert the former RAF Bentley Priory site in Harrow into a museum and residential homes.
Harrow Council gave the developer, a joint venture between St Mo...

Started 17.09.2010 at 08:29:17 by Nick Loveday
2 1,999 Last Post 17.09.2010 at 16:43:11
By: Jan Cobb
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Saxa Vord photographic memorabilia
A couple of weeks ago I returned to Saxa Vord with my family for the first time in 30 years. What made a wonderful holiday so memorable was the fact that Aaron Foord, the owner of Foord's Chocolates (...

Started 20.09.2010 at 10:23:57 by George Keith
0 1,783 Last Post 20.09.2010 at 10:23:57
By: George Keith
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“BATTLE OF BRITAIN - THE REAL STORY” BBC 2 2000 WED 22 SEP
“BATTLE OF BRITAIN - THE REAL STORY”
BBC 2 2000 WED 22 SEP
Historian James Holland presents a fresh analysis into the Battle of Britain, exploring the lesser-told German point of view, and ...

Started 20.09.2010 at 12:00:42 by Nick Loveday
0 1,391 Last Post 20.09.2010 at 12:00:42
By: Nick Loveday
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WWII from a WAAF's Point of View
The Battle of Britain celebrations have enabled us to make contact with a lady called Barbara Saks who is 93 yrs old and currently living in Colorado Springs.  Barbara was a fighter plotter at Kirton ...

Started 22.09.2010 at 08:07:58 by Nick Loveday
1 2,021 Last Post 22.09.2010 at 08:13:58
By: Dave Lowry
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Thanks to John and Yvonne Stocker
Just a quick note to say thanks to John and Yvonne who were our guests for the "Pleasant two days in the Dales".  A good time appeared to be had by all.  Thanks to you both and let's hope the auction ...

Started 30.09.2010 at 16:35:06 by Tony Pleasant
0 1,355 Last Post 30.09.2010 at 16:35:06
By: Tony Pleasant
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Lightning 7-Ship over Boulmer
Dear all. 
Having a nostalgic moment or two, scanning in old negatives and thought I'd share some history with the attached photo.  I seem to remember this was a last flypast, either of one of t...

Started 02.10.2010 at 18:59:37 by Chris Knapman
0 1,733 Last Post 02.10.2010 at 18:59:37
By: Chris Knapman
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Instructor Jobs in Saudi Arabia
Hi Folks, just had a quick look through the membership list. Very good to see a lot of very familiar names.
Just a quick note - BAE is looking to take on two more WD instructors for work at the K...

Started 06.10.2010 at 19:51:56 by Martin O'Carroll
0 1,625 Last Post 06.10.2010 at 19:51:55
By: Martin O'Carroll
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Fighter Directing Tenders
I am a retired RAF radar technician and worked on radars T7 to T87. The history of radar in the BoB and after is pretty well known but I was unaware that radar played a part in the D-Day landings in N...

Started 10.05.2009 at 00:18:47 by John Langcake (Guest)
8 10,225 Last Post 26.10.2010 at 19:01:39
By: Richard Jenner
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Scenes of Bentley Priory
For those nostalgic for Bentley Priory, tune-in to BBC 2 on Tuesday (times vary) for the Harry & Paul show or check-out i-player http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00v36y1
Lots of background shots ...

Started 28.10.2010 at 07:56:43 by Richard Jenner
0 1,389 Last Post 28.10.2010 at 07:56:43
By: Richard Jenner
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Looking for interviewees for research on radar and the RAP
My name is Dr Alison Williams and I’m a geography researcher working at Newcastle University. I'm working on a project called the Geographies of Military Airspaces. In this I’m investigating how UK ai...

Started 11.11.2010 at 11:11:55 by Alison Williams (Guest)
0 1,390 Last Post 11.11.2010 at 11:11:55
By: Alison Williams (Guest)
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TORNADO F3 - 25 years of Air Defence
The RAF Leuchars Airshow in 1989 saw the arrival of the first Operational Tornado F3 ZE961 “GA” to be based in Scotland and served initially with 43(F) Squadron. Some 21 years later, that same airc...

Started 24.01.2011 at 08:17:15 by Nick Loveday
0 1,860 Last Post 24.01.2011 at 08:17:15
By: Nick Loveday
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RAF Danby Beacon
Danby's beacon was recently ignited to honour the work of the unsung heroes who worked at the village's former Radar Station which helped to shoot down the first enemy aircraft to fall on English soil...

Started 21.04.2010 at 08:02:38 by Nick Loveday
8 8,543 Last Post 01.02.2011 at 17:42:31
By: Les Barrett (Guest)
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For Lightning Buffs
While scanning in my parents photo archive I came across this of a diamond nine of Lightnings.  My guess is that it was a Farnborough Air Show of either 1960 or 1961

Started 02.01.2011 at 13:37:29 by Ian Fish
15 7,307 Last Post 10.02.2011 at 12:46:50
By: Kelvin (Guest)
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STCIC MOD(CUE) and GAF Auenhausen
Whilst not being a ex Fighter Controller, I am posting this in the hope that someone can assist me.  I am however, an ex RAFVR(T) Flt Lt.
I run the RAF history website 'Air of Authority' www.rafweb.org...

Started 11.05.2008 at 20:33:41 by Malcolm Barrass (Guest)
13 9,684 Last Post 08.03.2011 at 15:57:40
By: Margaret Triplow (Guest)
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MR NORMAN LAMB MP TO RE-OPEN RADAR MUSEUM 26 MAR
Mr Norman Lamb MP is to perform the re-opening of The Royal Air Force Air Defence Radar Museum near Horning at a VIP ceremony on Saturday 26 March. This reopening follows a period of refurbishment to ...

Started 18.03.2011 at 09:10:08 by Nick Loveday
0 1,213 Last Post 18.03.2011 at 09:10:08
By: Nick Loveday
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RAF Bukit Gombak 1970
The attached picture is a scan from the Dec 1970 issue of the Tengah Times and is therefore of poor quality. However; some of the really old characters of the Branch can be recognised and certainly gi...

Started 05.11.2010 at 23:27:59 by Gordon Carle
1 2,888 Last Post 09.04.2011 at 21:02:20
By: Gordon Carle
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PROGRAMME OF RAF INTEREST - 13 Apr - BBC1 - 2100hrs
BBC MasterChef cook-off at RAF Northolt
BBC1  Wednesday 13th April at 9pm
Join MasterChef’s John Torode and Gregg Wallace as they take over the Officer’s Mess at RAF Northolt and transport u...

Started 11.04.2011 at 15:28:27 by Nick Loveday
0 1,408 Last Post 11.04.2011 at 15:28:27
By: Nick Loveday
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Oxenhope Moor & Danby Beacon
I have an interest in WWII and Cold War RAF communications and radionavigation systems, and have heard that RAF Oxenhope Moor was a GEE station until its closure in 1970.  (It was listed in Flight Int...

Started 01.02.2011 at 17:35:08 by Les Barrett (Guest)
1 4,340 Last Post 24.04.2011 at 22:51:12
By: Graham (Guest)
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Late News - 'Snarler' Tottman To Retire! Act Now
Nicky Loveday has asked me to post this message:
    "[i]It seems that Snarler is soon to celebrate his first day of 'official freedom' from the Service ... very soon! ... and, although sho...

Started 10.05.2011 at 16:36:42 by Jan Cobb
1 2,169 Last Post 12.05.2011 at 10:45:40
By: Nick Loveday
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Attn Gordon Carle re pictures of Saxa Vord circa 1972
Gordon,
          I have some pictures taken early 70s when I visited Saxa with the Trappers.  Present were Ron Gwynne, Bill Hill.
I found these when looking for pictures to take on a visit ...

Started 19.05.2011 at 12:08:20 by Kelvin Holmes (Guest)
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By: Gordon Carle
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The Silent Killer - Ovarian Cancer
Hi All
Some of you may or may not know that Elenore has been suffering from Ovarian Cancer for two or more years. Currently, she is in the middle of her fifth session of chemotherapy. Typical of ...

Started 09.05.2010 at 14:57:28 by Dave Lowry
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A Little Note of Appreciation
Call it fate if you like but there I was, Google-ing away, searching for some totally unrelated information for my job, and up popped this website. And what a hefty kick in the synapses and the few ch...

Started 10.05.2011 at 06:42:03 by Bernie O'Neill (Guest)
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By: Jan Cobb
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Petition to save Bentley Priory
The petition to Downing Street to save the ground floor of Bentley Priory from the property development has just come to my attention.  The deadline is the 25th April and I wondered if anyone else wou...

Started 23.04.2009 at 15:33:37 by Sue Gillott
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By: Kirsty (Guest)
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3 Jun 1900-1930 The One Show BBC 1 - showcasing RAF Fylingdales
BBC The One Show, Friday 3 June, 1900 will include a 4:30 minute feature film showcasing the work of RAF Fylingdales  Smiley
The work of RAF Fylingdales in North Yorkshire gets a high profile nationa...

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