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RAAF P-40 decals in 1/72nd scale
P-40M A29-325 from 86 Squadron in New Guinea, late 1943 is a popular option from our V7279 sheet.

It wears its delivery scheme of US applied Medium Green and Dark Earth upper surfaces with ...

Feb 27, 2017, 15:36

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Captured Spitfire PR.XI
Ventura decal V4895 includes markings for Luftwaffe captured P-51B T9-CK in two schemes and Spitfire PR.XI T9-EB.
Spitfire PR.XI T9+EB was captured by the Germans and used by the Versuchsverband Oberkommando der Luftwaffe (Experimental Unit of the Luftwaffe HQ). The RAF identity of this Spitfire PR.XI is ...

Feb 27, 2017, 12:17

Historical : US Navy
US Navy PB4Y Privateer ‘X390’
These three photos of US Navy PB4Y Privateer X390 named “Umbriago” were taken by Eric Fietz, an LAC with the RAAF during World War 2.

Bill Tate writes. VPB-106 was reorganized on July 14, 1944, at NAS San Diego. Some of the aircraft had nose art applied there as well as ...

Feb 13, 2017, 16:06

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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

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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