[WWI] FW: RE: Datafile #121

Ray Boorman fokkereiv at gmail.com
Mon Feb 19 21:37:38 EST 2007


This is weird Bob Pearson has to post indirectly and now my posts are
without the header. Has anyone mentioned this stuff to Al, our list serves
more than one purpose in that he runs some lists for the university and it
could indicate problems with the list software in general.

Ray

On 2/19/07, Michael Kendix <mkendix at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Here you go...(didn't get through on the regular route.
>
>
> >From: "Bob Pearson" <bpearson at kaien.net>
> >To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
> >CC: "Michael Kendix" <mkendix at hotmail.com>
> >Subject: RE: [WWI] Datafile #121
> >Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 15:11:36 -0800
> >
> >lets see if this goes through (if not I CCed Michael Kendix and he can
> >forward it)
> >
> >I thought it strange too, but it isn't a civil machine, but rather was
> RAF
> >and was used for transport between London and Paris at the peace talks.
> >
> >There is a great clip of the crew climbing into a 43 Sqn Strutter and
> then
> >an ack emma passes the observer the Lewius gun which he thens fixes into
> >place and settles down prior to takeoff.
> >
> >Bob
> >hopefully unbanned
> >
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: wwi-bounces at wwi-models.org [mailto:wwi-bounces at wwi-models.org]On
> >Behalf Of Crawford Neil
> >Sent: Monday, February 19, 2007 6:03 AM
> >To: World War I Modeling Mailing List
> >Subject: Re: [WWI] Datafile #121
> >
> >
> >
> >Yes, it is good. There was an odd thing I meant to ask about.
> >Bob Pearson has drawn one of the profiles, of a Handley-Page airlines
> >London-Paris machine from 1919 with a lewis machine gun mounted
> >in the nose position. Was there any reason for this, or is this just
> >Bob and Ray compensating for all the (great) civilish profiles?
> >This one is a treat Tracy!
> >
> >Also a general question/rumination, if I'm building a millitary machine
> >I tend to put on as many machine guns as I can, I thought guns sticking
> >out in all directions was cool when I was 8, and I still do.
> >But strictly speaking, a WW1 aircraft typically standing on an airfield
> >would have the guns removed? I'm thinking of 2-seaters.
> >Any ideas on this?
> >/Neil C.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > >I just received the latest (to me) datafile, Vol 2 of the handle y page
> >
> > >0/400 wow that was a big aircraft.  Lots of great internal pictures.
> > >This might be one of the best datafiles for pictures its jammed full of
> >
> > >really good detail shots.
> >
> > >Ray
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> >
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