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[...]
A really nice photo of a SBD-5 Dauntless flying over the USS Washington (with the USS Lexington in the beckground) heading toward the Gilbert Islands, 12 Nov 1943.
In this photo, members of an RAF technical intelligence team are seen climbin[...]
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[...]
9th November 1942. Troops loading mines onto an Avro Lancaster as they prepare to lay them in the North Sea..
The installation of a gun in number 2 turret of battleship USS North Carolina (BB55), New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, on the 9th Novem[...]
A TBD-1 Devastator of Torpedo Squadron Six (operating from the Enterprise) drops a Mark 13 torpedo during exercises in the Pacific, October 20.
General McCarthy arrives at Red Beach, Leyte, October 20, 1944. Historians are divided over the [...]
Some pics of my Tamiya 1/48 Lanc tastefully shot against the lurid backdrop of our back-bedroom! - Sorry about that but the finished model is so large it had to go somewhere uncluttered and it was still raining outside.
I scratch-built the inter[...]
As the new year begins today, I want to be a little ambitious and start some new projects, complete older ones that have been on the back burner too long. 2015 I was able to whittle some of those older projects and finally complete them. I [...]
This was a project I completed some five or six years ago. It represents a Lanc which was destroyed by the explosion of its photoflash flares during arming up for a winter mission over Germany. Amazingly, there was no secondary detonation and, I[...]
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 airplane and provid[...]