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by Macca
Tue Jul 25, 2006 8:03 am
Forum: Pacific Wrecks Updates & Information
Topic: List of PTO Allied Fighter bases
Replies: 4
Views: 7547

G'day Longjohn,
Don't know if the map on my site is any help to you - it's more South West Pacific aerodromes but for what it's worth...
http://www.vhciz.com/nwastrategicaerodromeslarge.jpg

Cheers
Macca
http://www.vhciz.com
by Macca
Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:50 pm
Forum: Pacific Wrecks Updates & Information
Topic: MIA Database Redesign - Request For Information
Replies: 5
Views: 8701

Hi Daniel,
Excellent. Our email contact and web address details require updating for VHCIZ A65-83.
I have quite a bit of new info and corrections as well if you would like that.
Cheers
Macca
by Macca
Fri Jun 09, 2006 5:08 am
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Missing RAAF Dakota VH-CIZ (A65-83)
Replies: 11
Views: 12712

Thanks Colin. I just tried to log into the adf-serials message board but they seem to be having problems with registering new users. I'll try again later because I'd love to read the thread on there, and make contact with whoever started it. Thanks for the info on the Gibson Girl and its range by th...
by Macca
Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:14 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Haunted Pacific
Replies: 6
Views: 14770

Hi Dan, Haven't had this experience in the Pacific but have had similar "spooky" experiences while researching my Grandfather's missing plane - in particular the way obscure information just seemed to fall into my lap...I remember thinking that it would be great to speak to the pilot of the aircraft...
by Macca
Thu Jun 08, 2006 11:47 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Missing RAAF Dakota VH-CIZ (A65-83)
Replies: 11
Views: 12712

Good on ya!
Look forward to hearing a reply.
Cheers
Macca
by Macca
Wed Jun 07, 2006 7:52 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Missing RAAF Dakota VH-CIZ (A65-83)
Replies: 11
Views: 12712

The point you make regarding the location of the aircraft's radio batteries and the location of the Gibson Girl radio is a good one. The aircraft took on enough fuel at Ambon for no more than seven hours of flying so we've discounted that it was in the air on the 20th (after leaving on the morning o...
by Macca
Wed Jun 07, 2006 7:04 am
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Missing RAAF Dakota VH-CIZ (A65-83)
Replies: 11
Views: 12712

Hi Colin, Thanks for your response. The evidence we have is that the aircraft crash landed on an island or ditched in the Banda/Timor sea next to one. There were signals coming from the aircraft days after it went missing which seemed to indicate the passengers and crew knew where they were but the ...
by Macca
Tue Jun 06, 2006 11:40 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Missing RAAF Dakota VH-CIZ (A65-83)
Replies: 11
Views: 12712

Missing RAAF Dakota VH-CIZ (A65-83)

G'day all, Can you help us to solve the mystery of this aircraft which went missing in December 1945? We would particularly like to hear from anyone with a knowledge of WW2 radio , including morse code, ranges of aircraft and Gibson Girl radios, bearings on MCW continuos notes and emergency frequenc...