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MECHANIC.. FITTER COURCES.

Posted by Alan F Doney. on July 26, 2016 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

I wonder if any Ex Members of the following entries monitor this site. 1. GRM(C)54 ...2. GRF(C)108 ?. OR ANY PERM. STAFF OF 2T BLOCK  INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE (GROUND RADAR) CIRCA 1960 to 1968?.

MECHANIC.. FITTER COURCES.

Posted by Alan F Doney. on July 26, 2016 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (1)

I wonder if any Ex Members of the following entries monitor this site. 1. GRM(C)54 ...2. GRF(C)108 ?. OR ANY PERM. STAFF OF 2T BLOCK  INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE (GROUND RADAR) CIRCA 1960 to 1968?.

Sea Mosquito Break-up 1948

Posted by Peter Auliff on October 28, 2015 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (1)

Does anyone remember this air crash in 1948?

I was about 200 metres from the end of the runway when I saw a Sea Mosquito take off from the airfield at Weston-Super-Mare. It was the straightest take off that I had ever seen. The pilot kept the ‘plane directly in line with the runway for several minutes, until it was almost out of sight, before turning right and continuing to climb up into the clouds.

After climbing up to about 5000 metres the pilot weaved through the clouds u...

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Boy Entrant Flight Mechanic (Engines & Airframes)

Posted by Peter Auliff on October 27, 2015 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (1)

Can we change the title of the web page to include the other trades who were taught at Locking?

The way we were.

Posted by edited out on March 8, 2015 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (4)

Some arial views of Locking after the war:-  http://www.britainfromabove.org.uk/asearch?search=Locking


Reunions

Posted by edited out on February 27, 2015 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (4)

If anyone would like to organise a reunion of any sort, pleas use the site as a tool for organising it. This would be a stimulus to lots of other social activity among members, not to mention its news value.

Radar

Posted by David John Pluright on February 25, 2015 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (9)

Does anyone remember ARAA, one of the earliest radars at Locking? Also the Decca ACR7D?

Hello-oh anyone home?

Posted by edited out on February 25, 2015 at 3:50 AM Comments comments (6)

RAF Locking's site is still with us, it just needs some activity. The blog and forum are there for your literary skills to be displayed. everyone loves a good read, but unless someone writes something, it can't happen

Free Walls ice cream at the Astra

Posted by Peter Green on March 3, 2013 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The night before a parade/inspection my wife offered to polish my buttons for me, I had shown her how to brasso and clean-off the dried white polish.  This left me free to hit the books before going to bed.  Saturday morning I walked over to the station from the Summers Lane caravan park and joined the parade.  The inspecting officer walked between the lines, occasionaly pointing to an airman and the attending corporal would would take the airman's name and number.  He cam...

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RAF books for sale

Posted by Mark Griffin on September 6, 2011 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

In case anyone is interested, I've added a pile of RAF-related books to my site where I'm flogging some surplus stuff off. Please go to

http://shop.cyberpoint.co.uk/category/books/raf/

Cheers, Mark


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