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leitmotiv
11-08-2006, 04:16 PM
For those who are excited reading about Learoyd's Victoria Cross run against the Dortmund-Ems Canal, and Gibson's account of throwing bombs into railway tunnels at night, AlphaSim's forthcoming Hampden is for you:

http://www.alphasim3.com/forums/index.php?topic=2083.0

Beaufort-RAF
12-04-2006, 06:01 AM
The Hampden is a very interesting aircraft.

A varied career as a bomber, a virtually unknown role as a Coastal Command torpedo bomber deep into 1943 and even use on the eastern front.

During the Blitz some were even sent up as night fighters.

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/aap.jpg

http://www.jaapteeuwen.com/ww2aircraft/pictures/jpg/handley%20page%20hp52%20hampden.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/hp_hampden.jpg

http://www.military.cz/british/air/war/bomber/hampden/hampdens.jpg

http://ww2photo.mimerswell.com/air/gb/handley/00236.jpg

http://www.airwar.ru/image/idop/sww2/hampden/hampden-7.jpg

http://www.canadianflight.org/collect/col_11.jpg <div class="ev_tpc_signature">

http://img197.exs.cx/img197/542/shipbustersicon1dv.jpg

leitmotiv
12-04-2006, 08:17 AM
The Alphasim Hampden suffered a reversal when some of its data was accidentally destroyed. Apparently the designer hasn't the heart to start over:

http://www.alphasim3.com/forums/index.php?topic=2243.0