The Handley Page Halifax was a four-engine heavy bomber, developed under the same specification as the contemporary twin-engine Avro Manchester. Its origins can be traced in the twin-engine HP56 proposal of the late 1930s, itself being a [...]
Well, you folks know how I like big models? I submit this! If it can get to the States it would probably be allowed to fly. (Provided the corrosion is repairable.) Would make a nice stablemate for XS422 down at Stennis! Who wants to help [...]
GWH kit with Shelf Oddity details and refueling probe & pitots from Master.
This is XL164 B.2, Blue Steel aircraft. Modelled without Blue Steel. With no evidence to the contrary I assumed that when no missile was carried, the bomb bay [...]
This is the recent Airfix kit, released in 2016. I built it pretty much straight from the box except for the addition of PE detail to the airbrakes. This is a prominent visual feature of the Victor and benefited from Eduard’s brass etch. [...]
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, WnW announces the 2019 release of their Handley Page 0/400.
Following the success of the wartime Halifax, Handley Page began looking at jet power for bombers; a tail-less swept wing design became their pet project, which got the interest of the Air Ministry and in early 1947 an official [...]
I built this old school kit in an old school style. No putty, so there are seams, but I didn't want to sand off all of the rivets! I used my airbrush to apply the Dark Earth and Dark Green RAF Camo, but the decals were unusable, so I [...]