1:72 scale plastic model kit Construction and painting required; paints, glues and brushes not included Skill level: 2 (where 1 is for the beginner and 4 is for the more experienced modeller) Dimensions: length: 81mm x width: 248mm Number of parts: 151
A commerce raider on a displacement of only 10,000 ton, she became famous as a "Pocket Battleship." With heavier armour than her sister ships she was also the first German ship to be fitted with a form of radar. From September 1939 until December 1939 she raided allied shipping in the South Atlantic and Indian Ocean, sinking nine ships totaling 50,089 tons.
One of the great Luftwaffe aircraft of the Second World War, the ungainly looking Fieseler Storch may not have commanded the same respect as the fast and agile Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter, yet its low speed handling and short field performance was without equal.
The Mig-28s that flew at the start and again at the end of the first Top Gun movie were actually Northrop F-5E Tigers flown by the U.S. Navys Aggressor Squadrons. These fictitious hostiles were finally defeated by the triumphant Top Gun aces at the end of the film, albeit after one loss during the dogfight.
Despite being the most advanced aircraft of WWII, Adolf Hitler insisted that the Me262 be developed into a fast attack bomber, diverting valuable resources from much needed fighter production. Known as the Stormbird the attack version included hard points for two 500kg bombs under the nose of the aircraft, with its speed making it almost invulnerable from...
Described by famous British test pilot Eric â€˜Winkleâ€™ Brown as the most formidable aircraft of WWII, the Messerschmitt Me 262 was a quantum leap in aviation performance terms and stands as one of the most significant aircraft in the history of flight. Had the Luftwaffe been able to deploy large numbers of these impressive fighters, they would have taken a...
Whether thrilling Airshow audiences around the globe or serving as airborne ambassadors for the United Kingdom, the distinctive British Aerospace Hawks of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team The Red Arrows have become some of the most famous aircraft in the world.