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Great WWII Flight Gear Display at the West Coast Show.
« on: May 09, 2015, 06:24:46 PM »
I wish I had asked this mans name so I can give him credit. Absolutely great disply that he spent most of the morning arranging!!
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Re: Great WWII Flight Gear Display at the West Coast Show.
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2015, 06:26:31 PM »
Just Classic.
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Re: Great WWII Flight Gear Display at the West Coast Show.
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2015, 06:28:28 PM »
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Re: Great WWII Flight Gear Display at the West Coast Show.
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2015, 06:30:07 PM »
Nice A-2's
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Re: Great WWII Flight Gear Display at the West Coast Show.
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2015, 06:32:10 PM »
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Re: Great WWII Flight Gear Display at the West Coast Show.
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2015, 01:16:46 AM »
Ooo-la-la!  I'm (metaphorically) dribbling all over my keyboard! Absolutely fan-tastic!  (Carl...check this out!)
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Re: Great WWII Flight Gear Display at the West Coast Show.
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2015, 06:16:47 AM »
Well ill be !!!!!  so thats where all my gear went when the good lady said she had moved it !!!!! ;D

That is some display ,  some very nice scarce bits of kit on there !!   I can see an F2 outer jacket for starters !  the Type A4 chute harnesses are slick !  1940 PATTERN RAF flight boots ! RAF mae west !!!   Is that an AN H 16 I can also see ???

I wasnt going to look at this thread , talk about envious !!!   ;D

Many thanks JS for taking the time in taking the photos for us all to see , really appreciate it !

Looks like the bar has been raised right up now for when i try a do a display !! ???

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2018 and STILL WANTED! a pair of RAF 1940 Patt boots and RAF life vest
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Re: Great WWII Flight Gear Display at the West Coast Show.
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2015, 08:22:00 AM »
Amazing collection.

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Re: Great WWII Flight Gear Display at the West Coast Show.
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2015, 09:46:27 AM »
DREAMY ¬!
Is that an AN H 16 I can also see ???

Think that's an Navy AN6540 series Bud, see the buckle and chin cup ?

Hey that heads got a moustache just like Sqdn Ldr LB !  ;D

The one with the A-8 I think is a 16 .
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Looking for any British/commonwealth and USAAF/USN aviation headgear 1939-45.
 Flight Helmets O2masks Goggles communications gear or spate parts .
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Re: Great WWII Flight Gear Display at the West Coast Show.
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2015, 06:56:54 PM »
I'd almost bet the house that is from Ed Nored's collection.   His stuff shown on the 303rd BG site is a great resource for us folks who are building our own WW2 aircrew.  The displays look similar to what is shown on the website

http://www.303rdbg.com/uniforms-gear.html

 

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