Dewoitine 500 in 1/72 by Smer

(September 2004)             In 1930 the French Service Technique de l’ Aéronautique issued specifications that would give the air force a new fighter capable of matching anything else in the air.  In typical French style eleven basic designs were selected for development and a total of thirteen prototypes from ten different companies were eventually built … More Dewoitine 500 in 1/72 by Smer

DeHavilland Canada Dash-8-100 in 1/72 by Hobbycraft

(September 2005)             DeHavilland Canada designed and manufactured a series of successful general aviation and commuter aircraft, beginning with the late 1940s Chipmunk trainer and including the Beaver, Otter and Twin Otter.  In the 1960s it produced the Dash-7, a relatively large fifty passenger four turboprop engined airliner and, in the 1970s, the company’s market … More DeHavilland Canada Dash-8-100 in 1/72 by Hobbycraft

Curtiss XF15C-1 in 1/72 by ProResin

(July 2005)             From 1943 the United States Navy became interested in the development of jet engine powered fighters.  However application of the new engine to naval use presented problems that did not impede development of land based jet powered aeroplanes.  The three most serious problems the new engine presented were a long take-off run, … More Curtiss XF15C-1 in 1/72 by ProResin