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Grand Phoenix 1/48 McDonnell F3H-2N Demon

by Tom Cleaver on April 21, 2014 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

On May 21, 1948, the United States Navy issued a “Request for Proposal” to build a carrier-based jet day fighter. The Navy wanted an aircraft of equal or superior performance to the land-based jet fighters being built at that time. […]

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1/48 Fairey Firefly MK I by Grand Phoenix

by Michael Wayne Knowles on August 29, 2013 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

The Firefly was a replacement for the Fairey Fulmer shipboard two-seat fighter. The British felt that over water flights were too exhausting, so they added a navigator / observer to share the load with the pilot. This may have provided […]