Hawker Tempest (early series I) JN765 JF-K, 3 Sqn RAF The Aircraft JN765 was the 36th Tempest V built in the initial production run. These initial aircraft were based by Hawker on 50 centre sections of a cancelled Typhoon order; the remaining 50 of the 1st batch having bespoke Tempest bodies. The Series I can […]
1:72 AZ Models Morane-Saulnier L #1848, 3sqn RFC – 5th February 1915, Merville – France The Aircraft The Morane-Saulinier L entered service with the Royal Flying Corps at the start of WWI also being employed in service with the Royal Naval Air Service and the Aeronautique Militaire (French Air Force). It was flown in single […]
Airfix 1:72 Hawker Hurricane Mk.I L1932, 3 Sqn Mid-August 1939 RAF Biggin Hil ” template=”/var/sites/o/octanescalemodels.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] The Aircraft Before WWII, during the “Munich Crisis”, the Air Ministry had ordered the bright roundels then featured on RAF aircraft to be toned down in preparation for a possible but hopefully to be avoided conflict […]
The History of the RAF’s 3 Sqn. From it’s origins with the 2 Company Air Battalion Royal Engineers though the Royal Flying Corps in WWI to the Royal Air Force of today – these are the aircraft of 3 Sqn – the longest established “heavier than air” squadron in the RAF. 1:72 A-Model Nieuport IV […]
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