During World War II the 453rd Bombardment Group was an Eighth Air Force B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment group stationed in England. Its 733d Bombardment Squadron completed 82 consecutive missions without a loss, a record. James Stewart, of film fame, was Group Operations Officer from March 31st to July 1st, 1944. Constituted as the 453rd Bombardment […]
The Consolidated PBY Catalina, also known as the Canso in Canadian service, was an American flying boat, and later an amphibious aircraft of the 1930s and 1940s produced by Consolidated Aircraft. It was one of the most widely used seaplanes of World War II. Catalinas served with every branch of the United States Armed Forces […]
New 2018 Corgi Aviation Archive Catalogue out now ! The 1st half 2018 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. […]
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 […]
The Bristol Blenheim is a British light bomber aircraft designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company that was used extensively in the first two years of the Second World War. It was adapted as an interim long-range and night fighter, pending the availability of the Beaufighter. It was one of the first British aircraft […]
During the 1982 Falklands War, Operations Black Buck 1 to Black Buck 7 were a series of seven extremely long-range ground attack missions by Royal Air Force Vulcan bombers of the RAF Waddington Wing, comprising aircraft from 44 Squadron, 50 Squadron, 101 Squadron planned against Argentine positions in the Falkland Islands, of which five […]
The New Corgi 2016 1st Half Catalogue has launched this week, as many of you have already noticed. I have added all the latest Corgi Aviation Archive models to the Flying Tigers Website. Thank you to all of those that have already started to order your Pre-Order models! You can access the latest models by […]
The latest catalogue release announcement from Corgi includes the TFC Thunderbolt War Eagle SNAFU and Avro Vulcan XH558 in white anti-flash livery! These and all the other new model announcements can be found in the Corgi section of the Flying Tigers website!