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Some of the text is overrunning boxes. Why is this? Article rated 3.5/5.0
We develop all our content on Mac using Apple's current operating system and the latest software and browsers. We then test our content on these browsers and operating systems: Mac OSX 10.10 and lat...
Does this site work on iPad and iPhone? Article rated 3.2/5.0
Yes, we test on our own iPads and iPhones and iPod Touches We do not use Flash at all for our video, using HTML5 instead because this provides a more robust and reliable performance in the environmen...
Do I have anything to fear regarding cookies? Article rated 3.1/5.0
No.  Are cookies dangerous? No. Cookies are small pieces of text. They are not computer programs, and they can't be executed as code. Also, they cannot be used to disseminate viruses, and moder...
Does this site run on Android mobile tablets and smartphones? Article rated 3.3/5.0
We don't have any Android devices to test on (we're an Apple shop) but we are testing the site on Google's Chrome desktop browser and our understanding is so long as your device runs the current mobil...
How do I search the Kracker Archive? Article rated 3.2/5.0
  For an explanation of how Search works on the site, see Search Tips      
How do I search the Paradie Archives? Article rated 3.2/5.0
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Does your site kill battery life on mobile devices, iPads, iPhones, smartphones, tablets? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Our site is rich in data content, and reasonably powerful in terms of what the user can do with it. However, this is not at the expense of battery life. There are several reasons for this, the first ...
How do I scroll long pages of data? Article rated 3.5/5.0
On a Mac or PC, most browsers provide scroll bars on the right of the data. Grab a scroll bar with your mouse and drag it up or down. A lot of the data on our site takes a little time to arrive on yo...
How to turn on JavaScript Article rated 3.6/5.0
This information should help you decide to ensure JavaScript is turned on in your browser. This will maximize the usefulness of our site for you. Aircrew Remembered is built to deliver optimal user r...
Best browser to use Article rated 3.5/5.0
We design our site to comply with current standards and test in modern browsers that support them. Internet Explorer, especially IE6 and all earlier versions, are very poor choices and users should e...
How does SORT work on your databases? Article rated 3.3/5.0
Our data is held in a complex set of databases, which in the future will yield even more powerful facilities to researchers.   Right now, researchers can perform complicted searches and see the...
Can you access confidential information on aircrew Article rated 4.0/5.0
In general, we cannot. However, we have good relationships with various government and official bodies in many countries and we are able to make representations on your behalf if there are particular...
What's this Address Book icon? Article rated 3.8/5.0
On many pages you will find this symbol (representing a Rolodex contact card): When this is clicked, all relevant contact information for this site should be entered into the Address Book (Contacts...
Highlighting Doesn't Work For Me Article rated 3.4/5.0
We offer a highlighting facility on certain pages with lengthy content.   This facility allow you to Highlight what you are searching or on the page and then scroll down till you see your selec...
I have a problem with the site, and I am running Windows XP Article rated 3.9/5.0
Unfortunately we can't help. XP is VERY old and in fact, Microsoft has discontinued support for it altogether. We simply don't have the resources to test our site against every operating system out ...
What is Boolean logic in searches? Article rated 3.9/5.0
Read Search Tips for a full explanation of all the search possibilities on our site. Boolean logic is named for the English mathematician who devised a new form of algebra providing searches for AND,...
What is a 'wildcard' search? Article rated 3.7/5.0
Read Search Tips for a fuller explanation of the search possibilities on our site. In software, a wildcard character is a single character, in our case it is an asterisk (*), used to represent a numb...
What is word stemming? Article rated 4.1/5.0
Read Search Tips for a fuller explanation of the search possibilities on our site. A stemmer for English, for example, should identify the string "cats" (and possibly "catlike", "catty" etc.) as base...
What is this 'https' I see on some websites Article rated 4.3/5.0
You're familiar with the original http form in web addresses, otherwise known as URLs. Examples are our own site http://aircrewremembered.com and the Imperial War Museum http://www.iwm.org.uk Wh...
What Are You Doing About New EU Data Protection Regs? Article rated 3.4/5.0
Please refer to our Privacy Statement for information on this topic.
Why do I see some database entries with Names in brackets? Article rated 4.0/5.0
You might see examples such as these: O'Neill (Oneill) O'Sullivan (Osullivan) L'Estrange (Lestrange) You can ignore what is in the brackets. The only purpose of the brackets is to enable you to fi...
Why do I see 'Site Not Secure' sometimes in my browser Article rated 4.4/5.0
That ‘Not Secure’ text is simply a notification from your browser that the webpage or website is usin
Why don't my images Double or Highlighting not work in Firefox?? Article rated 4.0/5.0
  Image Doubling means when you click an image, it doubles temporarily We have noticed the latest release of Firefox has this problem. We don't know why this happens, but we do know how to fix ...
Seeing Odd Menu Behaviour in Windows Google Chrome Article rated 4.3/5.0
If the Menu items you see in Windows Chrome browser are set on a blue background, this means your Google Browser is getting its information from its Cache and not from our server. Your Cache is holdin...
I keep getting errors connecting to a page on your site Article rated 5.0/5.0
(1) If you are trying to reach a page that no longer exists on our site then you will receive our '404 Page Not Found' error. Check the spelling of the address is correct in your browser. If you still...
 
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