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Serial number decals for US built aircraft
In October 2016 we released two decal sheets covering USAAF 8 inch serial numbers in 1/48th and 1/72nd scale

These sheets include seven styles of black 8 inch numbers including...

Oct 29, 2016, 11:40

Historical : RAF
Poland’s Nightfighters
The article is an excerpt from Classic Warbirds No.9 "Fighter Archive".
In the second half of 1940 the Luftwaffe switched to a night offensive against England and more nightfighter squadrons were needed. At that time large numbers of Polish airmen were waiting to be deployed...

Oct 26, 2016, 09:28

Historical : RAF
Hawker Typhoon's in The Netherlands, May - June 1945
Three Hawker Typhoon photos from the Jack Stafford collection. These were taken by Stafford while he served with 486 NZ Squadron in ...
Oct 25, 2016, 14:06

Historical : Seafire
Seafire photos for scale modellers
This crash landed Seafire and was flown by Tony Ford from the Royal Navy carrier Battler of the coast of Anzio.
Aug 24, 2016, 15:54

Historical : Seafire
Seafire IIIs. Late war colour photo
Seafire IIIs. Post-war colour photo.
Aug 21, 2016, 17:17

Douglas DC-4 / C-54 - Germany - post war
Four DC-4 / C-54 photos from the Lindsay Richards collection...
Jun 27, 2016, 12:26

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Anti aircraft battery photos - 451 Squadron - V2 launch sites
An excerpt from "Classic Warbirds" No.13. 451 Squadron in Holland.
The Squadron was then moved to Swannington in Norfolk and the purpose of our training became evident – to tackle the V2 rocket launching sites. We commenced operations over Holland, bombing V2 launch sites ....

Jun 27, 2016, 11:56

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RNZAF Corsairs - what shade of blue is correct?
A perennial question for modellers is “what shade of blue is correct for RNZAF Corsair roundels?”
Peter Mossong advises... As a rule-of-thumb, if the roundel was painted in New Zealand it was more likely to be ...

Mar 9, 2016, 18:39

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Classic Warbirds No.2 RAAF Spitfires extra
452 Sqn. Spitfires. Photos from the collection of LAC Vic Callaghan provided by his son Greig. Callaghan was a rigger for Flt. Lt. Hall and PO Goldsmith's Spitfires. in the Darwin area, early 1943.
Sep 10, 2015, 14:55

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New Zealand P-51D "checker board" Mustang decals. RNZAF/TAF
Ventura have several decal sheets covering these colourful Mustangs from the 1950's in 1/72, 1/48th and 1/32nd scales. Wellington, Canterbury and Otago Squadrons are included in our 1/32nd scale sheet, V3275.

May 15, 2015, 20:37

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Apr 22, 2015, 17:44

Links to other sites
A site about the men and women who served inthe RNZAF in World War Two from Cambridge, New Zealand, such as Ron Watts who rose to command 488 Sqn. You can see more of Ron's photos and many more stories and memories on the site here: Visit Website ]
Apr 20, 2015, 15:41

Aviation art
Tribute to 485
This limited edition print pays tribute to 485 (NZ) Squadrons RAF and is signed by six war-time pilots from the squadron. Download/View File ]
Feb 22, 2015, 13:01

Aviation art
Beware the Wild Winds
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Feb 22, 2015, 10:17

Aviation art
Aviation art prints
These limited edition art prints pay tribute to two distinguished New Zealand fighter units, 485 & 486 (NZ) Squadrons RAF. Their operational records are testament to the determination and bravery ...
Jan 23, 2015, 09:37