« A Thousand Bombers, or One Battleship »

The sequel to Shades of Grey

The Battle of the East China Sea. « Nearly all [Beast] stories depend for their success on Jack killing the Giant, Beowulf or St. George slaying the Dragon… That is their inner grammar, and the whole shape of the story leads towards it. » – A.N. Wilson

« A Thousand Bombers, or One Battleship »

Dragon 1:48 Horten Ho.229A-1 — ModelArt

Digging deep into his stash of shame…

Beautifully rendered.

Built by: Wayne Hui. Build Date: Start July 28 2020, Finished August 16, 2020. Horten Ho229 Background Hatred is the the spark that ignites warfare and warfare is the fuel for rapid innovations and technological advancement. When the Luftwaffe’s loses was mounting in Operation Sea Lion in the Summer of 1940, they realized they needed […]

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Kit News: Eduard’s Next Release of Its 1/48 North American P-51D Mustang — Iwo Jima Models

What I bought myself as a Father’s Day gift not knowing how great it would be…


Eduard has not disappointed with respect to the number of different boxings of its new 1/48 North American P-51D Mustang that have been released so far, nor has it been shy about announcing future boxings of the kit. So far Eduard has released a Limited Edition “Chattanooga Choo Choo” P-51D-5 (with the swayback fillet) boxing; […]

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The RCAF’s No.404 “Buffalo” Squadron

Making history with building model airplanes


Bristol Beaufighter TF Mk.X, S/N NE425 of No. 404 Squadron RCAF at Davidstow Moor as it appeared in May, 1944 (note the absence of D-Day stripes dating it prior to 6 June, 1944)

The Royal Air Force Coastal Command Constant Endeavor

RAF Coastal Command

Over 13,000 men and women served in Coastal Command during the Second World War, and 5,866 lost their life through doing so. The Command lost 2,060 aircraft to all causes, but not without result; in action from the first day of hostilities until the last, it flew over one million flying hours in 240,000 operations, and destroyed 212 U-boats. Coastal Command sank 366 German transport vessels and damaged 134. A total of 10,663 persons were rescued by the Command, including 5,721 Allied crews, 277 enemy personnel, and 4,665 non-aircrews.

Their task was on the face of it, a relatively simple one and comprised both offensive and…

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