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    Sticky: Great 1930s Book

    Just picked this up for 1.50 (!) at a recent village booksale:

    http://www.sim-outhouse.com/sohforums/attachment.php?attachmentid=50686&stc=1

    Still experimenting with Windows 10 and Gimp (with...
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    Sticky: Shot down by Royal family

    Group Captain Peter Townsend himself a Battle of Britain pilot, but unfortunately most famous for his 1950s affair with Princess Margaret. This was well-known at the time, but it was made clear that...
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    Sticky: Yup, the Dakota was probably a Pionair, named...

    Yup, the Dakota was probably a Pionair, named after a famous explorer (preferably one who got back alive). Not sure if I ever went in a Viscount, but there was at least one VC-10 to Paris before...
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    Sticky: Ye Olde London Airport

    Just picked up this nice little 1950s book at last weekend's Newark Air Museum Aeroboot sale:

    http://www.sim-outhouse.com/sohforums/attachment.php?attachmentid=48019&stc=1

    The dealer was also...
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    The sunlight was so bright that it was difficult...

    The sunlight was so bright that it was difficult to make everything out.

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    Canberra from a distance.
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    You are the expert, Ferry. I thought the MiGs...

    You are the expert, Ferry. I thought the MiGs were a 27 and a 23, but not very good on Soviets after about 1970 (maybe a little better on Eastern European civil aircraft).
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    Well done, Lefty! If you know the location the...

    Well done, Lefty! If you know the location the unique Zurowski is, of course, possible to track down. Many Poles still live in the Newark area and the main Polish War Cemetery (where General Sikorski...
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    Let's have a look at four more: ...

    Let's have a look at four more:

    http://www.sim-outhouse.com/sohforums/attachment.php?attachmentid=20764&stc=1

    Another view of the Flea above
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    Newark Air Museum again

    Hi Everybody! No, I missed MH370, but have been doing a lot of other stuff in the last year so apologies for not looking in here for a while. Some of you (Ferry, Willy) have seen me still alive in...
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    Here's the Airside of Yesilkoy 1960: 5747 ...

    Here's the Airside of Yesilkoy 1960:

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    Pan Am Clipper waiting for Billy.

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    Turkish Viscount.
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    I note that VT-DGS, the one that was lost in...

    I note that VT-DGS, the one that was lost in 1960, is the AI Gulf Aviation DC-3's registration. VT was, in fact, the 'British India' reg, and the Indian Rupee went on being used as the currency of...
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    Most interesting Nosnilmot (Tom?), glad it's...

    Most interesting Nosnilmot (Tom?), glad it's bringing back such memories and hope that the general atmosphere of this early '60s scenery and the aircraft seem realistic. The flights you recall are...
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    Otbd - omad

    GF7 was the DC3 doing a shuttle Bahrain to Doha to Abu Dhabi to Dubai five days a week including Sunday.

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    Leaving Doha at 15.10 in the afternoon.

    Some interesting AI aircraft there:
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    Thanks Andy! We did discuss this a while back,...

    Thanks Andy! We did discuss this a while back, glad you're still tinkering with it. I have managed some rather unrealistic A/C carriers (Italian?) pretending to be French and sent a few helicopters...
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    Next leg will be Bahrain to Doha in Qatar, OBBI -...

    Next leg will be Bahrain to Doha in Qatar, OBBI - OTBD (I strongly suspect the 'T' in that code as being left over from 'Trucial', Qs are too easily confused with letter 'O', already the Mid East...
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    This picture of the Heron leaving Bahrain is...

    This picture of the Heron leaving Bahrain is quite useful for getting an idea of what the whole island looks like:

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    Along with the civil airport in the early 1960s there was also...

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    Here is the 1966 map showing forthcoming flights:...

    Here is the 1966 map showing forthcoming flights:

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    Apologies if it's a bit out-of-focus: big atlas, small scanner. Note somewhat vague borders and the coast below Qatar being labelled...
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    Gulf Flug '65

    Let's take a look at the Gulf in the early 1960s...


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    We will travel in this cute Gulf Aviation DC-3. This is a repaint for the default DC-3/C47 by Muhammad Al-Khalifa.

    Starting in...
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    Yes Sir, thank you once again. The flyables are...

    Yes Sir, thank you once again. The flyables are now located on the Ford Trimotor site; just couldn't find them by going to FlightSim, Avsim, etc. and searching by 'Tata'.

    The mail routes are fun...
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    Thank you!

    All great stuff, Gentlemen; thanks for your kind attention. The correct original Royal Mail logo can be found on many Cal Classic aircraft and over at Classic British Flightsim too. The red one dates...
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    Yes! That has worked, thank you very much aeromed...

    Yes! That has worked, thank you very much aeromed (is that as in Aero Medic? If so, you have certainly cured this problem). :cat:

    I had AI Traffic set to 93%, but changing it to 100%, as...
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    Ford India AI problem

    Yea verily, Brethren:

    Has anybody installed the very nice Ford India Project?

    I've had no problem putting the Scenery (Parts 1 - 4) into GW3, but can't get the AI to work... :(

    Did the...
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    Viscount prob

    Hi Guys,

    Anybody good with the Vickers Viscount?

    Trying to fly a Viscount 813 (Andre Riemers' SAA texture on the Rick Piper version) and I've installed the 2012 Viscount 810 panel v.6.1 (fs9...
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    Well, they found a use for that Thanksgiving one....

    Well, they found a use for that Thanksgiving one. Another good 'Big Bird' story is that Darwin knew there were two types of Rhea when he visited South America with H.M.S. Beagle. He'd shot and...
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    Casting aside distracting thoughts of Heidi,...

    Casting aside distracting thoughts of Heidi, feather boas, ostrich meat and ketchup we continue along the South African coast:

    http://img34.imageshack.us/img34/3176/u0d8.jpg

    This is about as...
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