Can you spot the difference between the two variants?
The Swordfish, known by its affectionate crews as the “String Bag,” did a lot of significant damage for an aircraft that was obsolescent even before the War began, with historic […]
Raise your hand if you like Grumman’s iconic design for a torpedo bomber! (Me too.)
Had fun making this one — though it was not a quick job by any means.
This enjoyable kit represents a Messerschmitt that took part in the Battle of Britain from an aerodrome in Holland. I must say, I enjoy painting the German mottled camouflage, which […]
A nifty aircraft with notable STOL characteristics, the Storch gained some fame as Rommel’s scout aircraft, and as the getaway vehicle in Otto Skorzeny’s mission to fetch Mussolini from his […]
During the pandemic I have been building a lot of models with my son, but I have not been posting — with a young family and teacher’s job, I haven’t […]
If you want to immerse yourself in the building of a particular model aircraft, a book from the “Flight Craft” series could make the perfect companion for your project. Like […]
The kit featured here, Airfix’s excellent new-tool Stuka in desert camouflage, was most enjoyable to build.
The Bent-Winged Bird…. Whistling Death… Those two nicknames for this iconic WWII aircraft not only conjure up its reputation as a machine to be loved by friends and feared by enemies; they also happen to reference two of the central design features that made it powerful enough and fast enough to have been the second longest-produced fighter in U.S. aviation history–after only the F4 Phantom jet.