Archive

May 2015

29/05/2015

New and now in stock from Airfix A50139 Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund Bomber Command Gift Set

New and now in stock from Airfix is A50139 Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund Bomber Command Gift Set. This 1:72 set is priced at £35.00. Containing both the Lancaster BIII and the full set of Bomber Re-Supply products, this collection makes for a superb Bomber Command collection. The RAF Benevolent Fund continues to do an outstanding job of supporting and providing assistance to the extended RAF family when they are in need and to support the morale and well-being of RAF personnel past and present. Alongside these huge undertakings the... Read More

29/05/2015
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New and now in stock AA38407 Bristol Blenheim MkIV, Hughie Idwal Edwards VC

New and now in stock from Corgi is AA38407 Bristol Blenheim MkIV, Hughie Idwal Edwards VC. This 1:72 scale model is priced at £52.00 and comes with a limited edition certificate of only 1000. On 4th July 1941 Wing Commander Hughie Edwards led a daylight attack on the port of Bremen, one of the most heavily defended towns in Germany. Flying fifty miles overland, sometimes at a height of only fifty feet, Edwards and his formation of Bristol Blenheims, flew through telegraph wires and under power cables before passing through... Read More

29/05/2015

New images added for HA7728 P-51D Mustang 414789 “Missouri Armada”, Capt. J. B. England 362nd FS, 357th FG, 1944

New images have just been added to the website for HA7728 P-51D Mustang 414789 “Missouri Armada”, Capt. J. B. England 362nd FS, 357th FG, 1944. Pre-orders on this 1:48 scale model from Hobby Master are still being taken at £60.00. Later in WWII the Allied bombers were flying deep into Germany but suffered tremendous losses because of the lack of range the fighter escorts had. German fighters would wait beyond the range of the Allied fighters and then attack the vulnerable bombers. Once the P-51 called Mustang by the British... Read More

29/05/2015

New images added for CW001615 F-14D Tomcat US Navy VF-31 USS Theodore Roosevelt ‘ Tomcatters ‘ 2006

New images for CW001615 F-14D Tomcat US Navy VF-31 USS Theodore Roosevelt ‘ Tomcatters ‘ 2006 have now been added to the website. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale Century Wings model are still being taken at £120.00. Specialising in US Naval aircraft carrier aircraft, Century wings are the holy grail of aviation die-cast models. The finish and detailing on this range are unrivalled. Display your model inflight or on the ground. Full weapon loads can be added.

29/05/2015

New images added for HA4701 RA-5C Vigilante 156624, RVAH-6, USS Kitty Hawk,1971

New images have now been added to the website for HA4701 RA-5C Vigilante 156624, RVAH-6, USS Kitty Hawk,1971. Pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model are still being taken at £75.00. The North American A3J Vigilante first flew on August 31, 1958 and was in service until November 1979. Originally designed as a Mach 2 all-weather bomber; the aircraft eventually had a new role of high-speed reconnaissance. In 1962 the Vigilante received new designators, the original A3J-1 became the A-5A, A3J-2 became A-5B while the reconnaissance version A3J-3P became the RA-5C... Read More

22/05/2015

New images added for HA7417 FW 190A-7 W.Nr. 431007, Heinz Bar, CO of II./JG 1 Stormede Air Base, Germany, April 1944

New images for HA7417 FW 190A-7 W.Nr. 431007, Heinz Bar, CO of II./JG 1 Stormede Air Base, Germany, April 1944 have now been added to the site. Pre-orders on this 1:48 scale model are still being taken at £60.00. In 1937 even though the Me-109 was a very capable fighter the Reichsluftfahrtministeriun (RLM) or Reich Air Ministry was worried that future foreign designs might surpass its performance so they called for submissions of designs. Kurt Tank won the competition with his radical use of an air-cooled radial engine that he... Read More

22/05/2015

New images added for HA4551 F-15C Eagle AF 86-0156 Lakenheath, Capt. Jeff Hwang, March 26, 1999 Operation Allied Force “Double MIG Killer”

New images have now been added for HA4551 F-15C Eagle AF 86-0156 Lakenheath, Capt. Jeff Hwang, March 26, 1999 Operation Allied Force “Double MIG Killer”. Pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model are still being taken at £70.00. In 1967 the U.S. became aware of the Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat. This made it necessary to develop a new aircraft to counter the MiG-25. The USAF rejected the USN F-14 Tomcat and issued its own requirements. The solution came in the form of the McDonnell-Douglas (now Boeing) F-15 Eagle. The F-15A made its... Read More

22/05/2015

New images added for HA3223 RB-26C Invader E.R.P. 1/32 “Armagnac” early 1957

New images have now been added for HA3223 RB-26C Invader E.R.P. 1/32 “Armagnac” early 1957. Pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model are still being taken at £65.00. In 1941 Douglas Aircraft Company began work on their twin-engine medium-bomber A-26 Invader. By the end of production there were 2,452 aircraft produced for all variants. The A- 26/B-26 was the only U.S. bomber to take part in three wars, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. The confusion with the use of the designation B-26 began when the Martin B-26 Marauder was retired and in... Read More

22/05/2015

New images added for the new HA3221 RB-26C Invader 44-35581, 363rd TRW, Shaw Air Force Base, 1955

New images have now been added for HA3221 RB-26C Invader 44-35581, 363rd TRW, Shaw Air Force Base, 1955. Pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model are still being taken for £65.00. In 1941 Douglas Aircraft Company began work on their twin-engine medium-bomber A-26 Invader. By the end of production there were 2,452 aircraft produced for all variants. The A- 26/B-26 was the only U.S. bomber to take part in three wars, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. The confusion with the use of the designation B-26 began when the Martin B-26 Marauder was... Read More