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@lis Lis

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I come from a country some people don't even know where it is located...

„Tentando Superavimus”

„Tentando Superavimus” Which means in translation „Trying to overcome”. This was the motto of the 138th Special Purpose Squadron. Each of us has moments in life when we are trying to overcome something ... which means in [...]

Malta's 1000 th

I was wondering for a long time what can be written about such a famous plane as the EP829 and its pilot. Perhaps the most interesting thing was how he differed from Georg Beurling. A completely different personality. This is my third [...]

Operation Bowery

After the failure of Operation Calendar on April 14-19, 1942, the matter of refilling fighter planes in Malta became a priority. The operation began on April 29, 1942 and was better prepared this time to avoid immediate destruction of the [...]

Eagle of The Malta

The story of George Beurling is quite well described on the i-modeler, so I will limit myself only to some of its elements. You probably remember how long I thought about choosing the plane. Reading the stories of various pilots, I became [...]

Spitfire Valways good!

I sit down to write this article again during a hurricane. However, this time I will not make up a fictionalized story, because we have a live coverage on tape that you can hear from Lieutenant Richard L. Lampe. This pilot flew in 2FS, [...]

This is Fox One: Outstadning!

Finally the sun came out over the Gilbert Islands. After a tropical hurricane and heavy rains, the weather improved and flights resumed. After a short briefing, where the group commander known under the nickname "The Old Guy" [...]

gen. Joseph John Kruzel's P-40E

This time the article will not be long or colorful with fictionalized stories. As for the history of the fights, I do not intend to compete with the knowledge of Tom Cleaver (I hope @tcinla write some more informations) 🙂 I just wanted [...]

Defender of the Pearl Harbor80th anniversary of the Japanese attack.

The scene from the movie Tora Tora Tora, when two pilots jump into their P-40s and, regardless of the glaring disproportion of forces in the air, rush to Attack the Japanese formation as a young boy from school, I was simply moved. What [...]

The last flight

It was a warm spring morning, but there was a special mood in the air. At six o'clock in the morning the briefing began, as if simply ... And yet there was something extraordinary about it. on the blackboard the words "Ramrod [...]

Silver Horse, and Fighting Rooster

I first encountered the Mustang model in the early nineties. It was an Airfix kit from the Aircraft of the aces series. Of course, then the model seemed to be perfect in its performance. I painted it with the usual Humbrol paints and a [...]