Mitsubishi A6M Zero, Hobbymaster New Tooling and Model Announcements !

The Mitsubishi A6M “Zero” is a long-range fighter aircraft, manufactured by Mitsubishi Aircraft Company, a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1940 to 1945. The A6M was designated as the Mitsubishi Navy Type 0 carrier fighter (rei-shiki-kanjō-sentōki), or the Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen. The A6M was usually referred to […]

Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Latest Model Arrivals and Final week of Autumn Sale … New models added !

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin). Capable of using unprepared runways for takeoffs and landings, the C-130 was originally designed as a troop, medevac, and cargo transport aircraft. The versatile airframe has found uses in a variety of other roles, including […]

Royal Saudi Air Force, New Models and Product Range, New Arrivals and Flying Tigers Autumn Sale !

The Royal Saudi Air Force  is the aviation branch of the Saudi Arabian armed forces. The RSAF has developed from a largely defensive military force into one with an advanced offensive capability. The RSAF maintains the third largest fleet of F-15s after the American and Japanese air forces. The backbone of the RSAF is currently […]

V-2 Rocket , Hobbymaster Updated Photos and Latest InFlight 200 and J C Wings Models.

The V-2 (German: Vergeltungswaffe 2, “Retribution Weapon 2”), technical name Aggregat 4 (A4), was the world’s first long-range guided ballistic missile. The missile with a liquid-propellant rocket engine was developed during the Second World War in Germany as a “vengeance weapon”, assigned to attack Allied cities as retaliation for the Allied bombings against German cities. […]

Tupolev Tu-160 “Blackjack”, New 1/72nd scale Diecast V-2 Rocket, New Arrivals / Pre-orders and Bank Holiday Free Postage Offer !

The Tupolev Tu-160 Beliy Lebed (or White Swan, NATO reporting name: Blackjack) is a supersonic, variable-sweep wing heavy strategic bomber designed by the Tupolev Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. It is the largest and heaviest Mach 2+ supersonic aircraft ever built and second only to the comparable XB-70 Valkyrie in overall length. It is […]

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 ( Shenyang J-5 ),Updated Photo Gallery and Hobbymaster Sale !

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 NATO reporting name: Fresco) is a high-subsonic fighter aircraft produced in the USSR from 1952 and operated by numerous air forces in many variants. It is an advanced development of the very similar appearing MiG-15 of the Korean War. The MiG-17 was license-built in China as the Shenyang J-5 and Poland as […]

Curtiss SB2C Helldiver, Hobbymaster and Aviation 72 Latest Model Announcements and New Model Arrivals !

The Curtiss SB2C Helldiver was a carrier-based dive bomber aircraft produced for the United States Navy during World War II. It replaced the Douglas SBD Dauntless in US Navy service. The SB2C was much faster than the SBD it replaced. Crew nicknames for the aircraft included the Big-Tailed Beast (or just the derogatory Beast), Two-Cee […]

Syrian Air Force, Air Commander Pre-order and Updated Photos and Sale offers !

The Syrian Air Force, officially the Syrian Arab Air Force is the air force branch of the Syrian Armed Forces. It is variously abbreviated in English to SAF, SAAF, or SyAAF. It was established in 1948. Land-based air defence systems are grouped under the Syrian Air Defense Force, which split from both the Air Force […]

No. 74 Squadron RAF, Latest Model Arrivals and Updated Photo Gallery

The squadron was first formed at London Colney on 1st July 1917. No. 74 Squadron was a training unit flying Avro 504Ks. Its first operational fighters were S.E.5as in March 1918. The squadron served in France from April until February 1919, when it returned to Britain where it was disbanded on 3rd July 1919. During […]

Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit, Latest Model Arrivals and Updated Photos.

The Northrop (later Northrop Grumman) B-2 Spirit, also known as the Stealth Bomber, is an American heavy penetration strategic bomber, featuring low observable stealth technology designed for penetrating dense anti-aircraft defenses; it is a flying wing design with a crew of two. The bomber can deploy both conventional and thermonuclear weapons, such as eighty 500 lb […]

Douglas DC-3 ( C-47 Skytrain ), Corgi Aviation Archive Upcoming Arrivals and Hobbymaster News !

The Douglas DC-3 is a fixed-wing propeller-driven airliner. Its cruise speed (207 mph or 333 km/h) and range (1,500 mi or 2,400 km) revolutionized air transport in the 1930s and 1940s. Its lasting effect on the airline industry and World War II makes it one of the most significant transport aircraft ever made. The DC-3 was a twin-engine metal […]

Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk , Navy Wings Sea Vixen Offer , Hobbymaster updates and Massive Corgi Sale !

The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk is a single-seat, twin-engine stealth attack aircraft that was developed by Lockheed’s secretive Skunk Works division and operated by the United States Air Force (USAF). The F-117 was based on the Have Blue technology demonstrator. The Nighthawk was the first operational aircraft to be designed around stealth technology. Its maiden flight […]

Vought F-8 Crusader, Century Wings and Hobbymaster Announcements , Updated Photos and Latest Arrivals !

The Vought F-8 Crusader (originally F8U) was a single-engine, supersonic, carrier-based air superiority jet aircraft built by Vought for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, replacing the Vought F7U Cutlass, and for the French Navy. The first F-8 prototype was ready for flight in February 1955. The F-8 served principally in the Vietnam War. […]

Corgi Aviation Archive New Catalogue and Latest Hobbymaster New Tooling Announcements !

Corgi Aviation Archive New Catalogue Out Now ! The 2nd half 2017 Corgi Aviation Archive catalogue is now out and has been well received judging by the pre-orders already placed. Thank you very much for your support. I have listed all the new models below to view, together with the editorial from Corgi’s catalogue. Please […]

Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, Hobbymaster Updates and Oxford Diecast Updates and Latest Releases !

The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy is a large military transport aircraft originally designed and built by Lockheed, and now maintained and upgraded by its successor, Lockheed Martin. It provides the United States Air Force (USAF) with a heavy intercontinental-range strategic airlift capability, one that can carry outsize and oversize loads, including all air-certifiable cargo. The Galaxy […]

Royal Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II , New model Announcements from Herpa and JC Wings, and Corgi Arrival !

The United Kingdom operated the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II as one of its principal combat aircraft from the 1960s to the early 1990s. The UK was the first export customer for the Phantom, which was ordered in the context of political and economic difficulties around British designs for the roles that it eventually undertook. […]

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, Hobbymaster Latest Announcements and Hobbymaster Next Delivery.

The Curtiss P-40 Warhawk is an American single-engined, single-seat, all-metal fighter and ground-attack aircraft that first flew in 1938. The P-40 design was a modification of the previous Curtiss P-36 Hawk which reduced development time and enabled a rapid entry into production and operational service. The Warhawk was used by most Allied powers during World […]

Tupolev Tu-95 Bear, Latest Corgi Model Arrivals, Hobbymaster Updates and Bank Holiday Offers !

The Tupolev Tu-95 ( NATO reporting name: “Bear”) is a large, four-engine turboprop-powered strategic bomber and missile platform. First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 entered service with the Soviet Union in 1956 and is expected to serve the Russian Air Force until at least 2040. A development of the bomber for maritime patrol is designated […]

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, New Herpa Ranges, Hobbymaster Updates and Website News !!

The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber. The B-52 was designed and built by Boeing, which has continued to provide support and upgrades. It has been operated by the United States Air Force (USAF) since the 1950s. The bomber is capable of carrying up to 70,000 pounds (32,000 kg) of weapons, […]

Gloster Gladiator, Updated Photos-Hobbymaster, Calibre Wings,Century Wings and JC Wings and Latest Model Arrivals.

The Gloster Gladiator (or Gloster SS.37) is a British-built biplane fighter. It was used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the Fleet Air Arm (FAA) (as the Sea Gladiator variant) and was exported to a number of other air forces during the late 1930s. It was the RAF’s last biplane fighter aircraft and was […]

Adolph “Sailor” Malan, Latest Hobbymaster Announcements and Oxford Diecast Vehicle Additions !

  Adolph Gysbert Malan DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar (24th March 1910 – 17th September 1963), better known as Sailor Malan, was a South African fighter pilot in the Royal Air Force (RAF), who led No. 74 Squadron RAF during the height of the Battle of Britain. Under his leadership No. 74 Squadron became one […]

Westland Wessex, New Stock Arrivals, Updated Hobbymaster Photos and Bank Holiday Free U.K.Postage Offer !

The Westland Wessex is a British-built turbine-powered development of the Sikorsky H-34, it was developed and produced under license by Westland Aircraft (later Westland Helicopters). One of the main changes from Sikorsky’s H-34 was the replacement of the piston-engine powerplant with a turboshaft engine; the Wessex was the first helicopter in the world to be […]

Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye, Latest Model Arrivals, Updated Hobbymaster Photos and New Gemini and InFlight Models.

The Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye is an American all-weather, carrier-capable tactical airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft. This twin-turboprop aircraft was designed and developed during the late 1950s and early 1960s by the Grumman Aircraft Company for the United States Navy as a replacement for the earlier, piston-engined E-1 Tracer, which was rapidly becoming obsolete. The […]

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, Hobbymaster Phabulous Phantoms and Easter Free Postage Special Offer !

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor aircraft/fighter-bomber originally developed for the United States Navy by McDonnell Aircraft. It first entered service in 1960 with the U.S. Navy. Proving highly adaptable, it was also adopted by the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Air Force, and […]

Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E, New Hobbymaster Pre-Order Models and Next Week’s New Arrivals !

The Sukhoi Su-35 NATO reporting name Flanker-E is a designation for two separate, heavily upgraded derivatives of the Su-27 ‘Flanker’ . They are single-seat, twin-engine, supermaneuverable multirole fighters, designed by Sukhoi and built by Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association (KnAAPO). The first variant was designed during the 1980s, when Sukhoi sought to upgrade its high-performance Su-27, […]