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by Bryan
Thu May 05, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Any Flotation Devices For Italian Paras?
Replies: 2
Views: 8582

Apparently nothing to aid in flotation,but the chute can be manipulated to aid in flotation if done correctly.
by Bryan
Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Any Flotation Devices For Italian Paras?
Replies: 2
Views: 8582

Any Flotation Devices For Italian Paras?

I don't recall any equipment paras had to aid in flotation for deployment near water.Was it Cefalonia where a few drowned?
by Bryan
Sat Dec 26, 2009 7:59 pm
Forum: Comments and Annoucements
Topic: Seasons Greetings
Replies: 13
Views: 15333

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.
by Bryan
Sat May 09, 2009 11:24 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: SM.82P
Replies: 1
Views: 8279

SM.82P

Could any member shed light on what modifications were made in order to get the P designation.This model was modified to carry paratroops.Bry.
by Bryan
Fri Apr 24, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: News
Topic: World War II dive bomber recovered from Lake Michigan
Replies: 4
Views: 1530

It does look pretty good
by Bryan
Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:48 pm
Forum: Comments and Annoucements
Topic: to be or not to be ...
Replies: 20
Views: 22323

Agree.
by Bryan
Wed Apr 22, 2009 12:44 pm
Forum: Comments and Annoucements
Topic: to be or not to be ...
Replies: 20
Views: 22323

No not hyperscale like. One forum that you have to dig through page after page to find something? I like having separate forums but prefer fewer of them. I think. Capitano is right about this sort of issue about HS forums, but maybe this problen will not occur on Stormo, since this site is well foc...
by Bryan
Sun Apr 12, 2009 11:13 am
Forum: Comments and Annoucements
Topic: Happy Easter from Maurizio
Replies: 6
Views: 10630

Happy Easter Maurizio.You at least look well equipped to deal with the tragedy.
by Bryan
Thu Apr 09, 2009 11:36 am
Forum: Axis Allies
Topic: Recently released book...Fascism's European Empire
Replies: 9
Views: 14243

I wonder if this will become a trend,Thomas Schlemmer's Invader's Not Victims was published in 2008,revisiting the role of the Italians in Russia.Not exactly kind apparently. Thankfully this work by Rodogno appears fair. A great number of people hope for those archives to open up,it's not going to h...
by Bryan
Tue Mar 31, 2009 5:21 pm
Forum: AMI (Aeronautica Militare Italiana) 1943-Present
Topic: Italian Air Force C-130J reaches milestone with 75,000 Hours
Replies: 4
Views: 21261

At what point does the airframe on a craft like that become tired,Vince?
by Bryan
Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seasons Greetings
Replies: 9
Views: 3420

Merry Christmas to all.
by Bryan
Sun Jul 22, 2007 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Runway Rock Carving
Replies: 1
Views: 8943

Runway Rock Carving

This carving on a large rock lays beside the old Italian runway on the road between Nefasit and Dekemhare in Eritrea.Can anyone decipher it,or add info?

Bry

Image
by Bryan
Sat Jun 16, 2007 5:20 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Danakil Wreckage
Replies: 4
Views: 11265

Thank you all.The volcano can be viewed on Google Earth on this page,about 2 degrees south of Asmara.

http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano ... m=0201-09=
by Bryan
Fri Jun 15, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Danakil Wreckage
Replies: 4
Views: 11265

Danakil Wreckage

A picture of an aircraft wreckage in the Danakil region of Ethiopia.Any guess as to what it is?

http://www.eritreaplanet.com/afrera/00059.html
by Bryan
Wed May 30, 2007 4:05 am
Forum: From da Vinci to WWI; Commercial Aviation 1918 - Present
Topic: Alessandro Anzani, Inventor of the air cooled radial engine
Replies: 1
Views: 9850

He certainly lived in exciting times!That pic of the bike with a propeller is something else.