Oh my... was this a bit of a bas*ard to build... From missing part to having to reshape the entire wing sections in order to make it fit, i totally underestimated this kit, and the length of time it would take to make it perfect. This led [...]
Premier of the 80th anniversary of the The Dambusters raid Lancaster Build tonight at 930 PM BST/ 430 PM EST
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 [...]
I can’t think of any better way of trying to capture the story of the Dambusters than just letting Guy Gibson himself describe the critical moments of that that famous raid on May 16th, 1943...
“Terry turned on the spotlights and [...]
16 May 1943, 19 modified Avro Lancaster Mk.BIII bombers take off from Scampton Air Field lead by W/Cdr. Guy Gibson in AJ G call sign "George" in the first wave. This flight consisted of 9 aircraft to hit the Mohne Dam, and [...]
Little needs to be said about the Lancaster, one of the truly legendary “greats” of the Second World War. A product of brilliant improvisation when the twin-engine Manchester proved underpowered and unreliable, Avro took the airframe [...]