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Korean War Group Update: Reminder, it will end on July 27th, 2023

Hello again everyone. This is just a friendly reminder to let you know that our highly successful Korean War Group will come to a close in late July. This group followed the actual dates of the so called "Police Action", which [...]

The Concours d'Miniature 2023

The Concours d’Miniature The Concours d’ Miniature is a first of it’s kind event solely created to celebrate the best model car builders in the world. Based on the great Concours d’Elegance’s of the world, the Concours [...]


Reno Air Racing Association announced on Thursday that this year's event will be the last. The Tahoe Reno Airport Authority is ending their support for the show and no longer allowing it to be held at Reno-Stead field. 40+ years ago when [...]

An in depth chat with Luke and Dale from airfix

We caught up with Luke and Dale from airfix after the 2023 range launch on the 10th, where we chatted about the new range, all things airfix, and probed for clues on next years range! (link)

Airfix 1/48 Gannet!!

Airfix has announced a 1/48 Fairey Gannet. With a wing-fold option! Bye bye CA kit.

Airfix announcment live stream - 1530 GMT

Going live over at MOS6510 Models at 1530 GMT for the Airfix Range announcement at 4! Hope to see you all there! (link)

Further newstest buiild of Dora Wings P-47B

Here's the recently-released photos of the test-build of the new Dora Wings P-47B. While the rest of the scale modeling internet is doing back flips and shouting "Huzzah!" the scale muddlers at Hyperflail are flailing it with red [...]

Coming from Dora Wings ; P-47B and P-47C

These sprue test shots have just been posted by Dora Wings. The kits will come later this spring. There has never been a dedicated model of a P-47B or P-47C. The closest one could get was the Hasegawa kit of the P-47D-1, where the cowling [...]

Squadron Leader Johnny Johnsonthe last Dambuster

I noted in the author's foreword of my coming book on VIII Fighter Command that none of the people in the book, many of whom I had been privileged to know, were still alive. Obituary from The Telegraph: Squadron Leader Johnny Johnson, who [...]

Mid-air collision at Wings over Dallas show

I don't want to say anything definitively but that sure looks an awful lot like "Texas Raiders". The fact that one report says they were "booking rides" on the B-17 lends a bit of extra evidence toward that [...]