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Tag Archives: Aircraft Models
Malta An epic 29 month siege of the strategic island of Malta was a central part of the Mediterranean Campaign. Like the Battle of Britain, the Spitfire became the Allies’ iconic image of that fight.
Among the important, War winning hardware we rarely consider are the all important trainers. So let’s take a look at a well known Primary Trainer.
We’ve already talked about how the great bulk of Soviet air power was destroyed in vast quantities at the start of the War in the East. But of course there’s far more to the story than that. Let’s take a … Continue reading
Republic’s big fighter is best known for its epic battles over Germany, and later for its role as a close support heavy weight. Yet it also played a role in the Pacific War. Let’s take a look.
In 1932 Beechcraft introduced a new high performance, luxury executive aircraft. The Model 17 Staggerwing quickly became a pilot favorite. It was fast, powerful and modern. As War clouds gathered the type was pressed into military service from Spain to … Continue reading
This late War Japanese Army fighter was almost certainly the most important Japanese aircraft to never get an Allied code name. Let’s take a look at a seriously good airplane that seems to have escaped the notice of Allied intelligence.
Every nation had light civil aircraft that were used for light duty currier and transport work. Let’s look at one in the bloodline of a famous warrior.
Perhaps the most important type that didn’t carry guns or bombs. Let’s take a look at a truly key aircraft.
Joe Foss The Guadalcanal Campaign was the first extended campaign of the Pacific War that clearly ended in an Allied victory. It also saw dozens of aces made, let’s take a look at one of the most notable.
One of the more important German types in service to the last day of the War. Let’s take a look at a close support version of the famous fighter.