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On This Day…June 1st

A series of well photographed Emil Bf 109E3 of 4.JG26. ‘W3+-‘ (WNr 779) was force landed in France on 1st June 1940. Pretty clear a lot of the infantry were intrigued and excited at the find. The ‘selfie generation was alive and well[...]

On This Day…May 31st.

British Expeditionary Forces try to stand down after being evacuated from Dunkirk, May 31st, 1940. ____________________ By the date alone, you can see where this story is heading to. US. Army Air Force Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress bombers of[...]

Very early RB-57E Patrica Lynn Canberra

Hello all, This is my attempt at producing an accurate 1/72 scale rendition on the RB-57E. For many years the Italeri B-57 was regarded as the best option but unfortunately the kit is deeply flawed, the issues are too many to go into here, but s[...]

Big Wing, 1/48 big build!

Hello all this is my first post, well sort of, I've already posted it in the Jet Age forum, so excuse the repeat. This is based on the 1/48 Airfix B-57 kit with quite a lot of scratch building, You can find my build log here, Thanks for looking[...]

Airfix 1/48 Canberra B.2

The English Electric Canberra was developed by English Electric in response to a 1944 Air Ministry requirement for a successor to the wartime de Havilland Mosquito fast-bomber. This requirement, the initial revision being E.3/45, sought a high a[...]

Martin B 57B Canberra, 52-1590, The Black Knights 38th Bomb Wing USAFE Laon AFB France 1956.

1/72 Airfix, I modified a few things, pilot seats narrower, removed the hinges from all control surfaces, the tail-plane joints, engine jet-pipes and replaced some antennae, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over kit and other decal[...]

1/48 E.E. Canberra B.2

This is the recently reissued Airfix kit finished as a 1970s era Rhodesian example. It's a simple, straightforward kit to build. As it is a bit light in details, I installed an Eduard PE instrument panel and cockpit set, along with a True Deta[...]

RAAF English Electric Canberra B.2 cockpit, pt 2

Had some problems yesterday to add photos to my articles so here comes part 2, a bit on the side.. These photos gives a bit more understanding on how things are arranged in the cockpit. The photo with the "holed rail", is whats to the left when[...]

RAAF English Electric Canberra B.2 cockpit, pt 1

Have not given up the black cockpits of British aircrafts yet. This time it´s the EE Canberra B.2 bomber at the Lincoln Nitschke Aviation Collection in Greenock, South Australia. Interesting museum with all sorts of little parts and gadgets from[...]

Revell B-57B Canberra 1/72

I love to buy old lots on eBay, and this kit was one I built when I was a boy. It is a VERY toy-like kit - no panel detail, no cockpit to speak of, and the whole tail section "slotted" into the back end leaving huge gaps (any others out there r[...]
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