Louis Edward “Lou” Curdes (2nd November 1919 – 5th February 1995) was an American flying ace of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II who held the unusual distinction of scoring an official air-to-air kill against another American Aircraft. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross twice and a Purple Heart. […]
Sywell entertained two new visitors this week. As many of you will recognize from the photograph above, the first of these visitors was none other than P51-D “Jumpin Jacques” operated by Hanger 11. I don’t know exactly what time she arrived, but when I made my morning trip to the Aviator Hotel reception (to collect […]
All the latest model releases are available at Flying Tigers, including this magnificent Avro Lancaster B.1 (Special) from Corgi. This Lancaster centurion was credited as being the machine which finally destroyed the mighty German battleship Tirpitz.
The magnificent North American P-51D Mustang is an absolute aviation classic – The Cadillac of the sky! The Mustang continues to thrill Airshow audiences to this day and our new Mustang section pays homage to this fantastic aeroplane.
All the new models available for pre-order from Flying Tigers. Of great interest this month is the magnificent future Hobbymaster release of the famous North American P-51D Mustang ‘Big Beautiful Doll’ in 1/48th Scale from Hobbymaster.