I do not have an original at present but am shopping for one.
I have both the officers wedge cap and peak cap .
As I will be adoring the battledress with F/O rank, I will be wearing the Officers peak cap (an original)
The dance is indoors so it may be too warm to wear a white...
Today I rec'd the Raf Battledress as seen on the S.H. website.
Owing to the low cost of this product and many mixed reviews from a couple of years ago , I was not expecting much.
However , I am ever surprised !
The Battledress is quite good > I will review in point form
Purchased off Ebay...
From a pilots point of view, the original sidcots are not really practicle except for winter vintage aircraft flying. In the case of cold temps, they work quite well but they are also not fireproof at all:eeek:
In the summer I wear an modern nomex tan USAF flight suit. It is not vintage but...
Well looking at my originals a few minutes ago, I still say that their colour is wrong , close but wrong
The originals are a darker Khaki and also have fake fur lined leg pockets. I notice one of the original sidcots pictured on their website seems to have no fur but it may be just the...
Yes someone has posted that link before:
As a colector of Sidcots I am not impressed. The colour is wrong and the material is way too thin.
Ass far as I know (and have actually seen in person) , the 1930's pattern Sidcot was made in three versions. I have all 3 in my collection
Khaki, Blue ...
Seeing as it was nice and warm and sunny (-8) here in Ontario Canada today, I decided to take the Fleet out for a spin.( I had not flown since Nov 11 and was experiencing some with-drawl symptoms)
Got the aircraft out and did a good half hour preheat so that the oil was nice and warm prior to...
Offered for sale this 2009 Breitling Colt GMT+
Excellent condition run perfect
Comes with it's original storage boxes and paperwork
I bought the watch in Nassau for $3400 us but bought another model and now this one is for sale