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SAAF 2 Squadron F 86 Sabres

The SAAF deployed number 2 Squadron “Flying Cheetahs” to Korea consisting of an all volunteer group of pilots that had served during WW II. In the course of that conflict over 800 personnel were deployed to Korea. Some had seen […]

FAA Grumman Wildcat AL426 being stripped, restored & preserved at Yeovilton, UK

by Gary Stevenson on February 8, 2017 in Photo Collections -- 16 Comments

These few pics are from a visit we paid to the FAA Museum at Yeovilton in around 2006 when they were restoring their Wildcat AL246. I found it amazing that the colours inside had never been touched up or replaced […]

SAAF Atlas Cheetah

by Morne Meyer on January 3, 2017 in Photo Collections -- 12 Comments

The SAAF desperately needed a fighter with which to tackle the Mig 23 threat in the skies over Angola during the Angolan Bush War. It was only superior SAAF pilot training that allowed the Mirage III, Mirage F 1 CZ […]

South African Armour, Artillery and AFV’s

by Morne Meyer on January 3, 2017 in Photo Collections -- 15 Comments

Included in this selection of photos are the G-6 Self-propelled Howitzer (Takom is releasing this in 1/35 scale), G-5 Howitzer, Badger Infantry Fighting Vehicle, Elephant MBT, Rooikat (Lynx), Ratel ZT3 Infantry Fighting Vehicle with Anti Tank Missiles, Battaleur self propelled […]

South African Air Force

by Morne Meyer on January 3, 2017 in Photo Collections -- 20 Comments

These are just a small sample of photos that I have on South African military hardware. Hopefully it would be of help to those modellers wishing to build SAAF aircraft. Since 1994 the SAAF has undergone a transformation during which […]

Final checker, and more.

by Robert Royes on December 9, 2016 in Photo Collections -- 4 Comments

Some shots I took on Kennedy CV-67, in the late eighties. and a view of a F-4 you don’t want to see in your rear view mirror.

Focke Wulf 190 A8 at Gatow

by Ulf Lundberg on September 20, 2016 in Photo Collections -- 8 Comments

On the 28th of August, at IPMS-Deutschlands modelling show, I had the privilege to be invited to a guided tour of the FW 190 A8 that’s being restored at Gatow air force museum in Berlin. http://www.mhm-gatow.de/en/ Stabsfeldwebel Enrico Schade, who […]

Reference For Your 300 SL Project

by Halvar von Flake on September 10, 2016 in Photo Collections -- 8 Comments

Guys, some of you may contemplate about building Tamiya’s new Mercedes 300 SL like Jack and George already did. Back to the classics – part 2 Back to The Classics I found this magnificent car today at the Schlumpf Museum […]

Dog day afternoon plus.

While with Vf-31 line Div. oneday this lovable mutt happened upon our flight line. We took care of him for two days before base security, NAS Oceana VA, took him away. Fresh water wash down on Saratoga. Maintenance shots VF-31 […]

Images of D-Day…

by Editor on June 6, 2014 in Photo Collections -- 9 Comments

[US National Archives; USAF; Crown Copyright; National Archives of Canada; US Coast Guard]