Tail wheeled operational jet fighter? Exactly how many other were there?
Long development period (initial specs issued in 1944) leveraged by short career in Royal Navy (1950-1954 in frontline service, taken out in 1957), equally short in Pakist[...]
One of the oddest-looking jets of all, the Supermarine Attacker F.B.2. There's only one other "conventional gear" Jet, the Yak-15. The airplane has been done in 1/48 by a very good Falcon vacuform in around 1989, a Classic Airframes kit that c[...]
Still keen on the Fleet Air Arm; I've just finished one of Trumpeter's latest. The Attacker didn't quite make its mark as noticeably as the USN Banshee & Panther although similar in performance. The tailwheel undercarriage wasn't a great fea[...]
To get back to my two main interests ie anything Israeli and post war fleet air arm here is my rendition of the Supermarine Attacker from Trumpeter.Two problems with this kit , the first being the canopy which should have a substantial frame wor[...]