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Old 4th January 2017, 11:09
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Re: RAF and RAAF ORBs available on the Web (new version)

Originally Posted by Nick Beale View Post
From the National Archives website, you can download RAF Squadron ORB's (AIR27 file series) and pilots' combat reports (AIR50 series) but (a) it's hard to work out which are the bits you actually want and (b) you have to pay for them and the cost can quickly mount up. At Kew you can view these items onscreen and print only the pages you need and it's a bit cheaper per page (25p last time I used the system), so if you want a really large number of items a trip to Kew might work out cheaper overall.
Or if you go to Kew, take a digital camera/smartphone and take photos of the screens. Works out a bit cheaper.

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