Airfix Scorpion/Scimitar (1:72/6)

I have been known to be something called a “tank racist” – because I always say that tanks almost always look identical to me. The reality is, I can normally tell what country it is from and I recognise the iconic tanks. I do not, however, recognise the majority of major tanks (especially what mark…

Italeri Fiat CR.42 ‘Falco’ 1/72

Germany, USSR, USA, Japan, and Great Britain. These are the nations most people think of immediately when asked about aircraft in WW2. Despite being one of the ‘key nations’ involved, no-one ever really talks about Italy’s contributions to aviation at that time. Italy was in a really bizarre place. Trapped in an aged mindset, they…

PM Models F-86 White Swans “Uçan Kuğular”

The F-86 is an icon of the early jet age. Piercing the limits of traditional straight winged aviation, and speeding past performance expectations of the early post-war years. Built by North American the F-86 saw massive international success as one of the most attractive jets, achieving success in Korea. Turkey, whose politics we won’t really…