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by Moggy
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Charlie's Creative Room
Topic: Eduard 1:72 B24 Liberator: Coastal Command
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Eduard 1:72 B24 Liberator: Coastal Command

Yes Moggy and Reg, I pondered over this for quite a while but references show that the two types of scheme were used throughout WWII. The Dark Slate Grey/Extra Dark Sea Grey scheme is very subtle in poor quality B/W images but can be clearly distinguished in other images. There are a number of exam...
by Moggy
Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Tangmere Pilots Guest Room
Topic: Welcome Guests.
Replies: 215
Views: 30192
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Welcome Guests.

Wasn't Jolly the instigator of the infamous Wibault\Ju-52 mixup?
by Moggy
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Charlie's Creative Room
Topic: Eduard 1:72 B24 Liberator: Coastal Command
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Eduard 1:72 B24 Liberator: Coastal Command

It does look great but something is bugging me, I think the camouflage on top should be a 2 tone grey.
by Moggy
Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Charlie's Creative Room
Topic: Eduard 1:72 B24 Liberator: Coastal Command
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Eduard 1:72 B24 Liberator: Coastal Command

Coastal Command schemes are just the best! :Love

Is that a Leigh light "dustbin" under the fuselage?

Nevermind, I can see the light under the wing, radar then?
by Moggy
Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Tangmere Repair Hangar
Topic: Steam VR and OTT
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Steam VR and OTT

Interesting, there's a new kid on the block about screen resolution. In some games now, you can upscale your resolution up to double the capability of your monitor. This of course comes with a huge hit on FPS, I wonder if it's the same thing?
by Moggy
Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: The Lecture Room
Topic: Know your enemy
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Know your enemy

With regards to the best corner speed. The way I look it's like trying to balance a spirit level, it's very easy to just push it too far and you're off balance again. Interesting thing about looking at the figures, say you're in an I-16 1 on 1 with a 109 E7 in a turn fight. You've got the slight tur...
by Moggy
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: The Lecture Room
Topic: Recommended books
Replies: 81
Views: 19969
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Recommended books

Well it's funny you mention how lethal the camel was and rightly so. But 1 relatively unknown fact was just how lethal the engine was to new pilots. The Clerget 9B had a peculiar need and this was that it needed a mixture adjustment immediately after take off. Now this doesn't sound too bad but when...
by Moggy
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: Starshina Tuffy leaves Kalach
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Starshina Tuffy leaves Kalach

Comrade Tuffy, report to 219 BAD Krasnodar-1 airfield immediately where you will find 244 BAP and be assigned A-20 aircraft #279. On your way to Krasnodar, make yourself familiar with the operational details of the A-20 bomber. http://www.tangmerepilots.co.uk/NewForum/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=17678 Cong...
by Moggy
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: Starshina Tuffy arrives at Kalach
Replies: 24
Views: 841
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Starshina Tuffy arrives at Kalach

The A-20 does seem to fly particularly well on one engine. After nursing a 110 engine-out towards home and having it wallow like a cow (in winter, no less when she should fly best), a single engine A-20 without having the prop feathered and having lost the critical (left) engine hummed along in mid...
by Moggy
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: Starshina Tuffy arrives at Kalach
Replies: 24
Views: 841
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Starshina Tuffy arrives at Kalach

I was thinking that we need 1 more bomber pilot to join our ranks.
by Moggy
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: The Lecture Room
Topic: Recommended books
Replies: 81
Views: 19969
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Winged Victory, kindle edition on sale today for less than a Pound

A novel written by a 1918 Camel ace, Winged Victory has been called the best book on World War One flying and was praised by fighter pilots of other wars. It's on sale today for kindle for less than a pound. I have it in paperback and it's magnificent. "The only book about flying that isn't flannel...
by Moggy
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: Starshina Cowboy arrives at Kalach
Replies: 34
Views: 1044
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Starshina Cowboy arrives at Kalach

Yes and yes. I've had my T.16000 for 8 years now and would only replace it with another T.16000. Lasted a lot longer than my old Saitek Cyborgs which would break after 18 months to 2 years.
by Moggy
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: Starshina Cowboy arrives at Kalach
Replies: 34
Views: 1044
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Starshina Cowboy arrives at Kalach

We've got a shortage of P-39 pilots (can't think why) so if you've got the P-39 I'd like you to go to the 298 IAP Cowboy.
by Moggy
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: Big thanks
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Big thanks

Merlin is the Tangmere duck. All calm and peaceful on top of the water whilst kicking like crazy under the surface.
by Moggy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: Starshina Ducky leaves Kalach
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Virgin Islands (Brit)

Re: Starshina Ducky leaves Kalach

Ducky, report to the 298 IAP squadron leader where you will be assigned aircraft #31.