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1940s

  1. Grey Havoc

    Airfix

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjxaJgxXavc Note that this video was made before the current Covid-19 related model making renaissance had really gotten underway.
  2. J

    Airspeed jet-propelled float seaplane.

    Fighter project, 1943 The Airspeed firm suggested to the Admiralty the transformation of the radio-controlled flying-boat target aircraft AS-37 into a scaled-up jet fighter, powered by one de Havilland Halford H.1 centrifugal-flow turbojet with 1,225 kgf static thrust in the forward area of the...
  3. N

    Keisan Icebreaker

    Does anyone have any illustrations of the icebreaker that was supposed to replace the Otomari in Japanese service? Info on the Japanese wiki https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%81%B5%E5%B1%B1_(%E7%A0%95%E6%B0%B7%E8%89%A6)
  4. B

    Lancaster High Speed Mail Plane (pre Lancastrian?)

    Lancaster High Speed Mail Plane (pre Lancastrian?) I Not sure if this counts as secret, or cancelled, or evolved? Most of the reference to the Lancaster High Speed Mail Plane refer to the Lancastrian. however the following book, on Page 41 has a small drawing of an alternative design, now I...
  5. M

    Blohm&Voss BV40

    Hi everybody The BV 40 was an armored Glider to be armament with different Weapons for example: 2x Mk108, R4M Rockets, Gerät "Schlinge", 250kg Anti-Aircraft Bomb, Four aerial Torpedoes ? The BV40 should be also fitted with Argus Pulsejets like the Me328 Thanks in advance
  6. Antonio

    III Reich Aircraft Carrier Projects

    A very nice article on Graf Zeppelin from Roy C. Nesbit can be found at Aeroplane's March 2007 issue. a) In 1936, the keels of two carriers were laid down: Flugzeugtrager A (later Graf Zeppelin) and Flugzeugtrager B (latter Peter Strasser). b) In addition, Grossadmiral Erich Raeder, put...
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