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  1. Dunkin Does Dundee ... a k a A Tale Of Two Accents!

    As the investigation continues as to how two Avro Vulcans ended up within 1000 yards of each other on May 25th 2016 a transcript has been released of a bizarre conversation between the Officer In Charge and Vulcan sponsor organisation Chopper Squad. It was during the course of this conversation that as XL321 callsign Fireball 321 was recovering to base from the south XM595 was cleared to take off from RAF Boddington callsign Thunderball 595 forcing the inbound XL321 to have to go around:
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  2. The Kindness of Strangers WW2 Solo Campaign: Chapter 3 – The Furies

    May 30, 1940

    "What was the most awkward thing it ever happened to you during the Spanish Civil War, Joachim?" "Jean Rayneau, I think..." "What? Who was he?" "A French. A gentleman. A gifted pilot... An anarchist..." "Ah wait! This is too good..." "Kyte, boys! Come down here immediately. It's story time." "Ask them to bring the bottle." "And bring the bottle."

    "Where you going to start
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  3. The Kindness of Strangers Campaign: Interlude 3 - Better 3 of 4 than 4 of 3

    July 19, 1940

    Kyte was limping. His parachute jump was a hard one. There were no smiles or laughter in the squadron meeting table. "All right boys. We're going for a different approach from now on." Everybody looked at everybody else. "Joachim and Andrzej have been picking my brain with a new approach and the top brass is willing to let us experiment on it." He pointed to the board. "We'll disassemble Green Section." Lee laughed. "What? Are you sending ...
  4. The Kindness of Strangers - Chapter 6 – A Straight Tale

    June 2, 1940

    "So you say that you start fighting in the Spanish Civil War after taking goods for the Reds." "Not for the Reds, Dave. The Republic. Although it was a mixed lot..." "That lost them the war..." "That?!" "Maybe the reason is elsewhere, no?" "You said that you were flying a Dakota DC-3?" "Brand new, with no markings." "I'll get the bottle and the boys..."



    The plan was ...
  5. Journey on the Wings of Glory - Chapter 2: Prague Con '16

    Prague Con 2016 is definitely over. It was a pleasure run event like this and believe me, I know what about I am talking. The last days before Con were pretty busy for me, especially because I neet to do some last things (ordered framing of diplomas, their pickup, creating, printing and cutting all nametags etc.). And all of my task must be on time, because we had some problems with timeline last years. IT was good that I have not a test shift in my work on Friday and I headed almost directly to ...
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