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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 23-02-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,102
Posted By blueboy684
Nobbs Notes

A long while ago I scanned my own copy of Margaret Nobbs's and Charles Thomas's enlightening (at the time) document and have them in pdf format saved by individual Section.

With the advent of...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-01-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By blueboy684
Yes please

Sorry for the delay - I would like to purchase them. PM on way
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-01-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By blueboy684
Yes please

Hi there, are they still available??
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 27-10-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By blueboy684
Patrol Dress

I took the photo a very long time ago whilst in the RAF serving at RAF Valley on Anglesey in the late 1990's. I seem to remember that we were on a family outing somewhere in North Wales when we came...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 13-09-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By blueboy684
RAF Civilian Drivers

This is a completely legit badge.

During my time in Hong Kong in the mid 1980's, the Commander RAF in Hong Kong had a locally employed civilian driver who wore an anodised crown and eagle on a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-05-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By blueboy684
RAF Officer Forage Cap badge???

For my two penno'rth what about the crown from the two piece Officer 'chip bag' cap badge???
Forum: General Topics. 20-12-18, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By blueboy684
WO Wrist Badge

I have a 'Standard' labelled 'Badges, Arm Royal Arms, Gilding Metal' with a Stores No of 22H 349, pattern no 7311 dated 10.7.41.

I suspect that they were in use way before then though!
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 21-08-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By blueboy684
This one....

I have this example listed as a "1 Year Service Star"
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-08-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By blueboy684
Traffic Armband

It IS RAF.
I can't put my hands on the details as yet but I will have a look later on!
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-04-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By blueboy684
Variation?

Having been around in the 1970's when they were issued, I suspect that this is merely a manufacturers variation (although I fully expect to be shot down in flames!!). My Pilot Officer example has a...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 17-04-18, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By blueboy684
RCAF Crowns???

I would like to avail myself to the collective knowledge here regarding a couple of King's Crowns on RAF blue/grey cloth that until very recently I thought were Air Training Corps Cadet Warrant...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-04-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By blueboy684
ATC Cadet Warrant Officer

The K/C version is I believe an ATC Cadet Warrant Officer worn immediately post WWII and worn until around 1947/8 when the backing was changed to RAF blue/grey.

At the risk of being cheeky, if it...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 04-02-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By blueboy684
Upside down!

Very interesting - unfortunately spoilt slightly by the RAF chevrons and Chaplain collar badges being upside down!!
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 02-02-18, 07:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,102
Posted By blueboy684
Margaret's Catalogue

The following is copied directly from Margaret's Catalogue:

"The Guide to Subject Headings reads as follows:
T Canteen, Welfare, Aircraft Workers, RAFA etc,
U Allied (Non-Commonwealth) air...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-01-18, 10:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,895
Posted By blueboy684
Special Duties Pictures

I don't know if this is going to work - hopefully there will be a picture of the following Special Duties badges that I photographed in the Reserve Collection at RAF Stafford on the dates shown:
...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 23-01-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,895
Posted By blueboy684
Cast version

I have a locally made cast version which is very slightly smaller than the chrome version. Another photo to upload when I am able!!
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-01-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,895
Posted By blueboy684
SD badge and armband

I have photos of the SD cap badge in pale blue on black and a SD armband of articles that were in the RAF Reserve Collection. However, I am encountering 'computer issues' at the moment.

I will...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 28-12-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By blueboy684
WAAF Forage Cap badge?

My undersatnding from the late Margaret Nobbs is that this badge was an unofficial forage cap badge worn by WAAFs in overseas areas.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-12-17, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By blueboy684
Any chance of a picture???

Any chance of a picture???
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 12-12-17, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By blueboy684
Grounded/Remustered Aircrew

Is it possible that the Sergeant was originally an Air Gunner who has subsequently re-mustered to Medical Branch after the War (there not being much call for Air Gunners) but as ex-aircrew he is...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 01-09-17, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By blueboy684
The 'missing' serpent makes me think this may not...

The 'missing' serpent makes me think this may not be RAF???
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-08-17, 07:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,102
Posted By blueboy684
I could be mistaken but something sticks in my...

I could be mistaken but something sticks in my head that a certain person who is currently 'out of circulation' was planning something along these lines. The only other publication that comes to mid...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-08-17, 10:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,102
Posted By blueboy684
A question

If someone who has a copy of said document and was willing to produce a couple of copies for forum members (on a not for profit basis - merely to cover costs of paper, ink and postage) what is the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 27-08-17, 10:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,102
Posted By blueboy684
I am missing Section E completely (not sure it...

I am missing Section E completely (not sure it was issued) and I/1, I/2, I/3 so if anyone is able to help, I would be grateful!!
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 26-08-17, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By blueboy684
Thanks

Thanks for the info - much appreciated!
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