May I proudly present to you ... The (unofficial) Wings of Glory Theme Tune!
https://youtu.be/QPoPo6a8MI4 - Press here to play.
This long running joke is a sign that I am having too many Wings of Glory items delivered in this neck of the woods. It was the Lady Wife who thought up this nickname for our doorbell chime. This featured in the thread You Know You Are A Gamer When ... just recently over in the Officers' Club.
Now then ... Derby World Wargames
Entry number 34 starts with a big Happy Birthday to the Lady Wife (Mazzle) for today - September 27th 2015. As this was her first birthday since we started playing Wings of Glory ... She got a WW2 / WGS aircraft as a present! The photo at the end of this Glory Blog entry shows what she is now the proud owner of. It was one of two Grumman Martlet Mk IIIs I bought recently for reworking to carry different Ident codes: The Official Wings of War carries H. In addition we now have E and the Wife's
What an amazing weekend DONCASTER 2015 has been. Just see the photos above for more as to why. These come from the Saturday (September 19th 2015) where the Lady Wife Mazzle and I played in the WGF Five a Side game in the morning and the WGS Lancaster Run game in the afternoon. In the WGF game both of us were flying Albatrosses of the Central Powers ... Caught live on camera was the moment where I managed to score the Bullseye
With the venture almost complete (one aircraft to go) the Wings of War dive bombers exploded their way into action today in a 2 hour 30 minute Solitaire extravaganza where they were opposed by some of the nastiest FLAK and AA guns I have used to defend a ground target so far. The scenario extended from yesterday's Avro Vulcan B.2 action which involved XH560 (which now thanks to Mike - OldGuy59 is now my custom avatar) being hit by ground fire and having to recover to base early damaged. Today's
DATE: 06SEP15 MSG READS: Vulcan crew at Boddington to get off the Aerodrome and get an early night ready for 07SEP15 Operation LAST TRAIN. The disused sweet factory on the Chesterfield Road is the mock target which the Vulcan must hit using a full complement of practice bombs. Judging by last efforts on O'Neills II live target this assignment should not be difficult but is still there to maintain a decent standard of combat readiness :MSG ENDS:
As Avro Vulcan B.2 XH560 prepares for
Updated 09-08-2015 at 10:10 by Aussietonka
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