BAe Sea Harrier FRS.1 ZA177 809 Sqn Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm, July 1982 Falkland Islands – Flt. Lt. David Morgan DSC.
BAe Sea Harrier FRS.1 ZA177 809 Sqn Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm, July 1982 Falkland Islands – Flt. Lt. David Morgan DSC. Airfix 1:72 A50134 Dogfight Doubles Boxing The Aircraft ZA177 first flew on 5th December 1981 and was delivered to the Fleet Air Arm just over a month later on 6th […]
ZG778 H-Hope 1435Flt, RAF Mount Pleasant, Falklands Islands mid-2009 – based on the 1:72 Hasegawa Tornado F3 with a few extras. Although the Hasegawa F3 in my mind is the best 1:72 F3 it does need a few tweaks to update to a more realistic later spec. I added the following 2x Aires MB10A ejector […]
1:72 Airfix McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2 – 23 Sqn RAF Stanley, Falkland Islands 1983/1984 The Aircraft In the aftermath of the Falklands Conflict of 1982 an urgent need was identified to base a deterrent force on the Islands to prevent either a 2nd invasion or to discourage thoughts of one from forming. To this end […]
The post-war aircraft of the RAF. The evolution from propellor driven aircraft through the first jets to the latest supersonic interceptors. 1945 1:72 Academy Hawker Tempest V – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn, RAF Germany. SN212, J5-T 1947 1:72 Academy Hawker Tempest V – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn, RAF Wunsdorf, the personal aircraft of […]