March 25, 1958

March 25, 1958

First flight of the Avro CF-105 Arrow, Canada’s revolutionary long-range interceptor.  Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on...
March 19, 1909

March 19, 1909

A Wright aeroplane is included among the aircraft displayed at the International Aero and Motor-Boat Exhibition in London. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new...
Aces & Aircraft of World War I

Aces & Aircraft of World War I

Aces and Aircraft of World War I by Christopher Campbell Copyright 1981, Blandford Press, Great Britain This is a highly informative volume on the early days of military aviation, with 160 illustrations. Aces and Aircraft of World War I chronicles the birth of...

Accurate Miniatures

A so-so manufacturer of … Douglas SBD Dauntless Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless by Accurate Miniatures 1/48 scale Kit No. 3412 Cost: $25.00 Decals: One version – for an SBD-5 of VB-16 aboard the U.S.S. Lexington, Battle of Tarawa, November 1943 Comments:...

Airfix

An excellent modeling company… BE2c (Airfix) Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c by Airfix 1/72 scale Kit No. A02101 Cost: $12.00 Decals: Two versions, one for Royal Flying Corps, the second for Royal Naval Air Service, both during 1916 Comments: New tooling;...

Amodel

kljsdf k jskldfj sdk  sdfksd fks dk sfd fkskf ksdf Polikarpov I-190 The I-190 was an experimental development of the Russian I-153 biplane fighter that never saw active service. Amodel’s I-190 features delicate engraved panel lines and skis. Share this:Click to...

Aurora

kljsdf k jskldfj sdk  sdfksd fks dk sfd fkskf ksdf Douglas M-2 Douglas M-2 Mail Plane by Aurora 1/48 scale Cost: $10.00 (aftermarket; original price: $1.90) Decals: One version Comments: Early Air Mail aircraft; great historical interest History The Douglas M-2 was an...

Azur

kljsdf k jskldfj sdk  sdfksd fks dk sfd fkskf ksdf Farman NC 223.4 The Farman NC 223.4 was a mail plane commandeered by the French Aeronavale and was the first Allied plane to bomb Berlin during WWII… Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new...
A-4B Skyhawk

A-4B Skyhawk

A-4B Skyhawk by Fujimi 1/72 scale Kit No. 72139 Cost: $25.00 Decals: Two versions – U.S. Navy (VA-152 “Mavericks” aboard U.S.S. Forrestal) and Argentine Navy Comments: Engraved panel lines; centerline 300-gallon drop tank; option for underwing drop...
A-4E/F Skyhawk

A-4E/F Skyhawk

Douglas A-4E / F Skyhawk by Hasegawa 1/72 Scale Kit No. B9 Price: $9.25 History The Skyhawk first flew on June 22, 1954.  Intended to fill the U.S. Navy’s need for a jet-powered light attack bomber that could replace the Douglas AD-1 Skyraider, the Skyhawk was a...
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