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RAF Refueling Equipment France 1940
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Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 07:11 AM UTC

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(thankfully most of their stuff is 1/35 as i'm trying to stick to 1/48)



But those lovely 48 scale refuellers - crying out for a 48 Lanc dio

Dear Natwest, please can i have some more money!!

Andy
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Posted: Monday, November 23, 2009 - 09:22 PM UTC

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aahhhhhh, this place is killing my bank account!



NEVER go to the Accurate Armour site then!!!!!

Andy




sob sob sob.............i'm gonna be bankrupt...................
(thankfully most of their stuff is 1/35 as i'm trying to stick to 1/48)

paul
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Posted: Monday, November 23, 2009 - 10:13 AM UTC

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aahhhhhh, this place is killing my bank account!



NEVER go to the Accurate Armour site then!!!!!

Andy
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Posted: Monday, November 23, 2009 - 10:00 AM UTC

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Paul.

I'm sure you know, but Dartmoor Military Models do some great white metal ground crew figures.

Andy



aahhhhhh, this place is killing my bank account!
Bigskip
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Posted: Monday, November 23, 2009 - 08:55 AM UTC
Paul.

I'm sure you know, but Dartmoor Military Models do some great white metal ground crew figures.

Andy
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Posted: Monday, November 23, 2009 - 06:28 AM UTC
yeah thanks for that andrew,i've ordered a couple of bits as well,very handy site.

paul
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Posted: Sunday, November 22, 2009 - 12:48 AM UTC
Andrew.

Thank you very much for this info. I'll be placing an order with Matador then :-)

Andy
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Posted: Sunday, November 22, 2009 - 12:45 AM UTC
Andy

According to Bruce Robertson in Wheels of the RAF (pages 107-108) "by 1939, three main types of refueller were in use; the four-wheel Albion AM463, the six-wheel Morris Y1 and the Karrier C." On page 108 there is a drawing of an Albion tanker as shown in Paul's photographs.

Matador Models make the Albion in both 1:48 and 1:72 scales:

http://matadormodels.co.uk/yairfield1index%2048th/lists%20airfield48.htm

http://matadormodels.co.uk/yairfield2%2072nd/lists%20airfield72nd.htm

Hope this helps.

Andrew
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Posted: Saturday, November 21, 2009 - 11:30 PM UTC
i knew i had a few more.....................





hope these are of use.

paulo
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Posted: Saturday, November 21, 2009 - 09:19 PM UTC
Thanks Paul.

I'm not sure what vehicle they are either, looks like it might me a Morris truck, but I wouldn't stake my life on it.

Andy
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Posted: Saturday, November 21, 2009 - 08:53 PM UTC
hi andy,
i'm researching the battle of france at the moment and came across these.i dont know what make/type of vehicle they are but they crop up all the time in RAF Battle of France pictures.




paul
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Posted: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 09:52 AM UTC
Hi.

I'm looking for information of what type of refuelling vehicles the RAF/BEF would have been using during the 1940's prior to the fall of France?

I'm hoping to do a dio of a Hurricane being refuelled, and am looking to use the accurate armour AEC Matador truck. It's a 2500 gallon truck, mainly for Bomber Command, but in the final panic to refuel prior to leaving i feel that it would have been land any where to get fuel!!

Thanks in Advance.

Andy