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, […]

Douglas A-4 Skyhawk , MiG 25 Foxbat Update and Hobbymaster Latest Photos and Offers !

The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a single seat subsonic carrier-capable attack aircraft developed for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps in the early 1950s. The delta winged, single turbojet engined Skyhawk was designed and produced by Douglas Aircraft Company, and later by McDonnell Douglas. It was originally designated A4D under the U.S. […]

Gloster Javelin, Update Hobbymaster Photos and Latest Brands Added.

The Gloster Javelin is a twin-engined T-tailed delta-wing subsonic night and all-weather interceptor aircraft that served with the Royal Air Force from the mid-1950s until the late 1960s. The last aircraft design to bear the Gloster name, it was introduced in 1956 after a lengthy development period and received several upgrades during its lifetime to its […]

Walter Nowotny, Corgi Arrivals, Latest Hobbymaster Announcements, New Brands added and Offers of the Week !

Walter Nowotny (7th December 1920 – 8th November 1944) was an Austrian-born fighter ace of the Luftwaffe in World War II. He is credited with 258 aerial victories—that is, 258 aerial combat encounters resulting in the destruction of the enemy aircraft—in 442 combat missions. Nowotny achieved 255 of these victories on the Eastern Front and three while flying one of the […]

Northrop T-38 Talon, and all the Latest Hobbymaster Arrivals.

The Northrop T-38 Talon is a two-seat, twin-engined supersonic jet trainer. It was the world’s first supersonic trainer and is also the most produced. The T-38 remains in service as of 2017 in several air forces. The United States Air Force (USAF) operates the most T-38s. In addition to training USAF pilots, the T-38 is used […]

Saab 37 Viggen, and Aviation 72 Latest Arrivals

The Saab 37 Viggen (“Thunderbolt”, also “Tufted duck”) is a Swedish single-seat, single-engine, short-medium range combat aircraft. Development work on the type was initiated at Saab in 1952 and, following the selection of a radical delta wing configuration, the resulting aircraft performed its first flight on 8th February 1967 and entered service in 21st June […]

RAF Mount Pleasant Falkland Islands , Hobbymaster Updates and Arrivals

RAF Mount Pleasant  (also known as Mount Pleasant Airport, Mount Pleasant Complex or MPA)  is a Royal Air Force station in the British Overseas Territory of the Falkland Islands. The airfield goes by the motto of “Defend the right” (while the motto of the islands is “Desire the right”) and is part of the British […]

Werner Mölders, Latest Hobbymaster Model Announcements and Updated Photos.

Werner Mölders (18th March 1913 – 22nd November 1941) was a World War II German Luftwaffe pilot and the leading German fighter ace in the Spanish Civil War. Mölders became the first pilot in aviation history to claim 100 aerial victories—that is, 100 aerial combat encounters resulting in the destruction of the enemy aircraft, and was […]

Douglas A-26 (B-26) Invader and Air Force 1 New Models and Re-stocks !

The Douglas A-26 Invader (designated B-26 between 1948 and 1965) is a twin-engined light bomber and ground attack aircraft that was built by Douglas Aircraft Company during World War II which also saw service during several major Cold War conflicts. A limited number of highly modified United States Air Force aircraft served in Southeast Asia […]

Lockheed F-104 Starfighter, Gemini Jets Range , and Latest Corgi Aviation Archive Arrivals !

The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is a single-engine, supersonic interceptor aircraft which later became widely used as an attack aircraft. It was originally developed by Lockheed for the United States Air Force (USAF), but became widely used by US Allies around the world, and produced by several other NATO nations. One of the Century Series of […]