As noted with Chuck Villanueva's post the lost of Flight 19 to this day remains a mystery.
The Men: Cpt George W. Stivers Jr. was born in Piedmont , Missouri in 1920 and was a graduate of the US Navel Academy. He would serve with the 1st Raide[...]
The History: As related by Chuck Villanueva this marks the 75th Anniversary of the mysterious lost of Flight 19. This event has sparked many theories as to what really happened on this rather routine flight and has inspired tales of alien abdu[...]
First off, I want to thank all of you who held off posting your articles so we could keep our Flight 19 builds together. That was very kind of you and considerate................
Flight 19 ................. The "Lost Squadron" was previously [...]
About a year ago I added a 1:32 TBF Avenger to my stash thinking it would be something I worked on in the long dark days of winter. It’s a huge carrier-based bird and I wanted to build one. Then the virus & quarantine hit and my wife said, [...]
This is my Trumpy Avenger built to represent an aircraft attached to a training squadron circa 1943.
When David @dirtylittlefokker
mentioned the "Imodeler at the Movies" group build, I was thinking about several different subjects that would fit. This particular plane is one that I have been wanting to build for many years now............. [...]
TBM- Avengers "Charly Heavy" - Trumpeter 1/32: Civilized version of the Grumman TBM Avengers named "Charly Heavy" from the name of its last owner. This aircraft is currently operational and is registered in Switzerland with the HB-RDG.
He is st[...]
New Member and first post.
I got the inspiration to do this diorama from the Osprey Combat Aircraft #16 TBF/TBM Avenger Units of World War 2 by Barrett Tillman.
I based my model on the after-action report. Not only did I try to recreate the b[...]
I bought this kit at a local arms fair. The box appeared very neat and new yet the kit was simply a rebox of an older academy kit. There was basically no detail for the interior(which is luckily hidden pretty well on the avenger). For what the k[...]