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The Curtiss Model 75 was developed by Donovan A. Berlin, a former Northrop designer, and had more in common with earlier Northrop aircraft than with any previous Curtiss design. It was an all-metal low-wing monoplane, with a fully retractable un[...]
The Airplane: The Spitfire Vc was developed from experience with the Spitfire Vb and began to appear in 1942. Unlike the earlier version, which was essentially a Spitfire I airframe “beefed up” around the engine mounts to allow use of a Merlin [...]
TAMIYA 1/32 Aircraft Series No.22 North American P-51D Mustang™ Video preview: Tamiya has reproduced this famous aircraft with high level of accuracy and attention to detail! Excellent scale kit! DISCLAIMER: I am NOT!! being paid to promote th[...]
INTRODUCTION The MiG-29 9-12 aka MiG-29A “NATO Code Name: Fulcrum” was originally thought by NATO as the lightweight companion fighter to the Su-27 in the Soviet version of the F-X fighter program and the equivalent of the F-16 in terms of perfo[...]
The Airplane: While the Spitfire IX was both better-known and produced in far larger numbers, the Spitfire VIII represents the high-point of development of the Merlin-powered Spitfire variants. Basically an unpressurized Mk.VII, the Spitfire V[...]