Talk:Australian Flying Corps

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Suggestions for expansion/improvement[edit]

G'day all, great work creating this article. I have a few suggestions for expansion:

  • the operations section could be expanded to add a couple of subsections that discuss the campaigns in the Middle East and on the Western Front in more detail (maybe three or four paragraphs each);
  • the personnel section could also discuss topics like training and leadership;
  • a section could be added discussing the type of equipment used.

I'm willing to help out, of course, but will be heading off in a couple of weeks and probably won't have internet until mid-April again. Thoughts? Cheers, AustralianRupert (talk) 01:38, 10 February 2013 (UTC)

Those are all excellent ideas. I strongly recommend Michael Molkentin's book BTW. Nick-D (talk) 10:40, 11 February 2013 (UTC)
G'day, I've added a bit from the few sources I have. When I get back to in April, I will try to get that book from the library. Cheers, AustralianRupert (talk) 07:31, 13 February 2013 (UTC)
I think I've covered off on these. Are there any more suggestions? Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) 23:09, 3 May 2013 (UTC)
Looks to me like a decent overview, and the major sources have been employed, Stephens' general AFC/RAAF history, Cutlack, Molentin... I haven't walked though the entire article since I last tweaked a few things. Are you thinking of taking to GAN in its current state? If so it may work better if I leave it alone and just critically review there... There's plenty of scope for expansion, especially focusing a bit more on the personalities who made it (plenty of them in the sources) but that could wait till later. Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 01:17, 4 May 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for taking a look, Ian. At this stage I probably don't have time for GAN as work is very busy, but I am keen to do a bit more on this article in whatever spare time I can find. I'm also trying to devote a bit of time to the Gallipoli article at the moment, though, so its a balancing act. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) 02:12, 4 May 2013 (UTC)