RE: [Revlist] RFC/RAF - 18th century style
- Oh I left out something, "Never have so many owed so much to so few."
>Very Well Pilot Officer Callaham I'll indulge you this time, but mind you do no not prang your kite into the Channel!--
> Sir Winston
> Yeah so let see this kite flying documentation eh!
>"Jay Callaham" <callaham@...> wrote:
>>----- Original Message -----
>>Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 5:01 PM
>>Subject: Re: [Revlist] Was ' authentic uniform " now 'Rev War air force'
>>> Does that mean you wish to join the Royal Observer Corps or a early
>>version of the Royal Flying Corp. ;) That would mean a drop in you pay rate
>>I would think. :0
>>> Winston S. Stone
>>> Capt. & Lt. Col.
>>"The battle for Boston has ended; The Battle of Long Island is about to
>>begin!!" Oh come now, Sir Winston!! Flight pay! Officer pilot treatment - -
>>warm bed every night, lots of booze and wimmin, I'll have to break out my
>>copies of "Dawn Patrol" and "Battle of Britain" again to get prepared!!
>>Mount a Puckle Gun on the front strut and go a'strafin'!! Drop a flamin'
>>firkin of oil on the Rebel trenches! Whoo hoo!
>>Seriously, I do remember - I think it was after our era - someone who got
>>challenged to a duel - and selected blunderbusses (or is it "blunderbi") and
>>balloons! (I think it was fought over Paris - leave it to the Frogs!) I
>>really don't want to make too much fun of TW's note - - I think it will be
>>utterly KEWL if there is documentation for such a thing in our era. I've
>>certainly never run across a mention of it - and you'd think it would have
>>caused a stir. Just launching that sucker with the available technology
>>would have been an interesting process.
>>I'm really, truly, looking forward to some documentation on that.
>>4th Coy, Bde of Guards
>Winston S. Stone
>Capt. & Lt. Col.
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