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I know this is a long shot but does anyone know the date at which the modification (Mod 814) to install the enlarged tail fin was embodied on Merlin-engined Halifaxes at RAF Elvington? I’ld like to model a particular 77 Sqn aircraft at the date of its loss on 21/22 January 1944. It’s LW233, a B.II Srs 1a from the final batch of Merlin-engined Halifaxes built by English Electric. It was completed after 25 August 1943 and I know from the 77 Sqn ORB that it arrived on the squadron between 7 and 15 September. While I don’t have a photo, there are two in-service shots of LW235 in “From Hull
Having joined the Bomber Command SIG with my Wellington 1C at Telford (and having built a Lanc and a Halibag) I've decided to do a Whitley as a break to all the Hercules rescribing for my Albert builds. I picked the new Airfix kit up cheap at the Norwich Air Museum in the summer when we took the Cadets there from Summer Camp at RAF Marham (and where they were suitably impressed by Ma'am's knowledge of the Nimrod ). The aim is to do it OOB but with the addition of some Eduard PE (the 'Zoom' set). My plan is to do it as a 77 Sqn machine based at RAF Driffield - Bomber Command Whitle