Category: Modeler’s References

F7F Tigercat

Even as the US Navy was struggling to enter the monoplane age, it was also looking forwards to a new generation of aircraft far more powerful than the Grumman F4F then entering service. Grumman’s...

C-119J walk around

Even as the C-82 was entering service, there was planning for an improved XC-82B version with R-4360 engines, a stretched fuselage with the cockpit further forward and lowered for better visibility, and extended tail...

C-141 Starlifter photo

C-141 Starlifter

C-141 Hanoi Taxi – the first Starlifter to land in North Vietnam to repatriate US POWs – seen here at the National Museum of the US Air Force. The Taxi finished up its service...

A-10 Warthog at Dayton

A-10 Warthog at NMUSAF

Magazine Articles and Photos: C.M. Plattner “USAF Seeks Design for A-1 Replacement” Aviation Week & Space Technology January 30, 1967 p.41-43 Cecil Brownlow “AX Flight Evaluation Set for Mid-1972” Aviation Week & Space Technology...