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by Dave G
Mon Jul 03, 2006 4:29 am
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Gauging interest in a complete Google Earth airfield tour...
Replies: 9
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Hi_stic Absolutely yes.....you have beaten me to do this....I am currently working on dedicated and/or used WW2 strips north of the 26th parallel in Oz. I have looked at the strips in PNG that I have used in a random fashion. The latest mosaic of POM is interesting, I can get down to 1200 ft.! I can...
by Dave G
Tue Jun 27, 2006 5:10 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Ditched L-4 South Coast of New Guinea approx 23 March 1943??
Replies: 3
Views: 6305

Re my previous post above I found a photo of the scene I refer to. Most of the complete frame is behind that old truck and not visible. The fin/rudder strongly suggests a Piper Cub (J-5?)
by Dave G
Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:56 am
Forum: Warbirds & Restorations
Topic: Warbirds Seized
Replies: 3
Views: 8396

Naughty man

'Without prejudice' I don't believe this Fed charge and conviction bit......yet it is exactly as expected.....the Feds DON'T like competition. And yet THEY taught us, both the serious and not so serious, by observible example. As Mr. Chris hints it's about bl**dy time Ozzies put their beer can down ...
by Dave G
Fri Apr 21, 2006 8:51 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Ditched L-4 South Coast of New Guinea approx 23 March 1943??
Replies: 3
Views: 6305

Ditched J-3/L-4/Auster

Hi Moose This is a long shot but there is a fuselage (frame only) along side the road to Variarata National Park. This road branches off the Sogeri road (the 'Snake Road') i.e the road to the Moresby end of the Kokoda Track. I showed little interest in these two during those years '74 - '94 as I tho...