The USS Hornet Database at iModeler

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1/48 GWH Douglas TBD-1 Devastator – Midway

Plenty has been written on these iModeler pages about the history of the Douglas TBD-1 Devastator. Let’s just say that this wasn’t one of Douglas’s finer achievements. All fifteen TBD’s of VT-8 were shot down during the battle of [...]

TBD-1 DEVASTATOR from Airfix in 1/72, an experiment…

TBD-1 DEVASTATOR from Airfix in 1/72 scale Hello, after a long break I have a new, but very old NAVY plane for you. TBD-1 DEVASTATOR from Airfix in 1/72 scale. I represent a plane of VT-8 from USS HORNET. Note: The overpainted “8 –“ [...]

Paul Allen’s research vessel “Petrel” has found USS Hornet (CV-8)

17,500 feet down, with 140 of her crew still aboard. Lost at the Battle of Santa Cruz, the last US fleet carrier lost in combat. news.usni.org/2019/02/12/uss-hornet-found · on usniWWII Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet Discovered in [...]

76 years ago today – the Doolittle raid

Newsreel reveals raiders took off from USS Hornet (CV-8) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tws2Zd3OlQ4 · on youtube

Trumpeters USS Hornet in 1:350

I finished the USS Hornet in January 2006. The kit leaves a lot to be wished for. The general shape of the hull is incorrect and the stem in particular is faulty and very clumsy. I strengthened it from the inside with pieces of scrap [...]