Wing Commander Douglas Bader receives some help dismounting from his personal Mk V Spitfire 'Lord Lloyd 1'. Photo taken on March 18th, 1941 after Bader returned to Tangmere, England, following an offensive sweep into Northern France.
This is an article that I have been meaning to post for quite some time now............. My apologies for being so late with getting it done.
I built this model as part of a series of numerous Spitfire models for the 100 Years of the RAF Group[...]
Kit 1/48 scale Academy,box assembly,paint: gunze,sangyo ACRILIC colour.
No one needs an introduction to the legendary Spitfire. The first prototype flew March 6, 1936. Upon landing, Vickers Chief Test Pilot “Mutt” Summers famously declared, “Don’t change a thing!” At that point, 310 Spitfire I fighters were already [...]
The nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) in the Indian Ocean during the second Gulf War. March 15th, 2005.
USS Wasp (CV-18) in ‘Measure 33/10A’ camouflage colours after her shakedown cruise, seen h[...]
The USS Seal (SS-183) during her trials, off Provincetown, United States, 5th March, 1938.
Seal left for her fifth (of a final count of twelve war patrols) tour on 24 Oct heading for the Palau Islands. On 16 Nov, she intercepted a convoy of f[...]
RAF Air Transport Auxilliary ferry pilot, Veronica, sits in her Spitfire, February 22nd, 1943.
Four caskets containing 22nd Marines, Parry Island, Eniwetok, February 22nd, 1944.
22nd February 1944. A TBM Av[...]
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb Trop.
Turkish Airforce White 5531
6th Fighter Regiment, 3rd Company
Date of Arrival: July 1944
Decals: Tigerhead Decals
Paints: Mission Models
Airbrush: Sparmax SP020
This kit was bought a few years ago from a vendor’s table at a local modeling meeting for what seemed a bargain: it came with Squadron vac canopies, Waldron cockpit placards and details and an Airwaves PE set. Upon closer examina[...]