This is the new mould Airfix Buccaneer S.2 completed as XV154 whilst she was allocated to 809 Naval Air Squadron aboard HMS Ark Royal. XV154 was issued to the Fleet Air Arm during 1966 and was originally issued to 800 Naval Air Squadron, which w[...]
HISTORY As the Cold War deepened, the Soviet Navy underwent expansion. The most important aspect of that in the 1950s was the Sverdlov-class cruisers; classed as light cruisers, they were fast and well-armed. Like the German "pocket battleships[...]
At under no circumstances the Buccaneer S Mk.2 would be needed in the Gulf in their secondary role as laser- designators advised the Air Ministry as plans of what assets would be deployed. However as the Tornados were suffering losses at the[...]
An accurate, modern kit of the mighty Blackburn Buccaneer has been long overdue, and we were pleased to learn that Airfix is working on a new-tool kit of that Cold War era classic. Addressing most of the issues which prevented the early Buccane[...]
Buccaneer S.Mk 2B It is 1991,and the Buccaneer has been in operational service for nearly 30 years, but still had a vital part to play in the Gulf War. Initially it flew to support the Tornado force as a target designator, but also later droppe[...]
Not a fall together kit, but with experience should pose no problems building. Definitely need a new tooled Brick! As our British cousins say "the only thing going lower than the Bucc is a submarine!"
These are a few images from Bruntingthorpe of 020,that is owned by a friend of mine Guy Hulme. Regards James
First, this is for new friend, Gregor de Ste Croix, who lives and works near RAF Lcssiemouth North of Scotland who has, and does, see a lot of this stuff on display now and also, a model builder and provider for this site and wanted to see[...]