Lieutenant Commander Harry Greene flies his Boeing Stearman Kaydet over the Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility at Pearl Harbor, May 30, 2016. There are several ISM facilities around the US. Greene is a helicopter pilot at Coast Guard Air[...]
Phorever a legend. May 27th 1958, the McDonnell Aircraft (later McDonnell Douglas) F-4 Phantom II naval interceptor made its first flight.
Designed as a carrier aircraft to defend the fleet against Soviet supersonic bombers, the design co[...]
Looks like H-K did their research with Mark Postlethwait's Dambusters research. They've got the first accurate markings and camo of Gibson's G-George (some minor but important variation on the factory scheme, limited to his airplane only).
This is the Hasegawa kit that was released around 2005-06. The RAF group build inspired me to refresh my 1/72 bomber collection a bit. This one was too late for the party. I chose this kit over the new Airfix kit simply because it was on sale. [...]
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 secondary tar[...]
Yes indeed, after three years of "coming soon," the H-K Lancaster has ARRIVED.
For those interested in seeing the parts if you haven't seen them already, I suggest you go to the HK Facebook page, which has lots and lots. I can tell you from fi[...]
Wingnut Wings have released a set of preview images showing details of their forthcoming 1/32 scale Lancaster. This is a mix of 3D CAD images and photos of test shot sprues. Together with our previously published set of photos showing a partiall[...]
Somewhat overshadowed by all the recent frenzy about the Wingnut Wings’ big Lancaster, HK Models have been quietly working on completing their very own 1/32 kit of the famous RAF bomber.
And now it’s here.
Ready for release in December, the H[...]
Reporting live from Telford, one of the undisputed head-turners of this show is this, the forthcoming Wingnut Wings 1/32 Avro Lancaster Mk. I. Also covered on video here:
Let's have a closer look. This is a partially built model constructed o[...]