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Scramble 460 - September 2017

Scramble 460 contains a lot of news and this month three articles:

Die Luftstreitkräfte der DDR - Teil 1

Throwback in history with this overview of the Luftstreitkräfte / Luftverteidigung der Nationale Volksarmee, including an exhaustive Order of Battle. This is only part 1, with the remaining parts to feature in upcoming issues of Scramble.

Maple Flag 50

One of our subscribers went to Cold Lake (Alba.) for the 50th anniversary of Maple Flag, and returned with a history of the exercise and commentary of Colonel Paul Doyle, Commander of the 4th Wing and organiser of the event.

USS George H.W. Bush

From 27 July until 1 August 2017 the US Navy aircraft carrier “USS George H.W. Bush” (CVN-77) was anchored in Stokes Bay near Portsmouth, while returning from her participation in Operation Inherent Resolve.

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BARG DVD 3 (1989 - 1994) 

This is the second of a series of four DVDs planned to be produced on a 6-monthly basis over a 2-year period, which started in the summer of 2016.

Between 1958 and 2000 the British Aviation Reasearch Group (as it became known after a total of four name changes) produced approximately 29,000 pages of of primarily military aviation data and photographs in BARG's magazines and many other books and monographs. Although the publications side of BARG ceased in 2000 the then BARG Committee has remained in existence to oversee the assets and the good name of the Group. Although BARG has been enthusiastic over the last six years, it is only within the last nine months that an opportunity has arisen to digitise over four DVDs the entire output of BARG in its current and former incarnations. All this was made possible with the help of the Dutch Aviation Society.


Each DVD contains around 7,000 pages of indexed and digitally searchable data, photographs and memorabilia. The DVD also contains search instructions. The most challenging, and complex, is DVD 1 (1957-1981) containing different sizes of newsletters and magazines of varying quality, printing methods and typefaces, ranging from stencils to those produced with the now obsolete inked-fabric ribbon and electric "Golfball" typewriter. DVD 1 will be the third DVD produced.Prices: Subscribers Netherlands €22.50, subscribers all other countries €29.25 (all prices inclusive of P&P),non-subscribers pay €5.00 extra.

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They are new editions of the SWAF (Scramble World Airline Fleets 2017) 236 pages, SMS EU (Scramble Military Serials Europe 2017) 158 pages (SOLD OUT) and SMS NA (Scramble Military Serials North America 2017/2018) 192 pages plus a new edition of the SMT (Scramble Military Transports 2017) 88 pages. Order your copy/copies while stock lasts!

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