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  1. blackkite

    Avro type 732

    Avro Type 732 https://www.key.aero/article/paving-way "There were many proposed developments of the Victor and Vulcan, including two supersonic derivatives, but neither came close to being built. The Avro 732 of 1956 was to have been powered by eight de Havilland Gyron Juniors, four in pairs...
  2. Grey Havoc

    TOG series tanks

    Sometimes referred to as T.O.G. View: https://www.reddit.com/r/TankPorn/comments/ms6r7w/a_possible_armament_layout_for_the_british_tog_2/
  3. hesham

    Blackburn Trainer Aircraft Projects

    From Putnam and "From Spitfire to Eurofighter" books, here is a two Blackburn trainer aircraft Projects,the B-92 and P-147, the B-80 we spoke before about it here; https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/threads/british-t16-48-spec.2812/
  4. F

    Prince Philip has died at the age of 99

  5. Grey Havoc

    Aeronautical Syndicate Ltd (ASL) Valkyrie

  6. Grey Havoc

    British Army Volkswagen Beetles

    Quick question: Does anyone know the official designation that the British Army and War Office used for the BAOR's Beetle saloons (initially referred to simply as the 'Volkswagen Saloon')? There seems to be some indication that other British Army commands and detachments in Western Europe may...
  7. Grey Havoc

    Speedee bomb

    The planned US version of the Highball bomb. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEgbi6n1C0E
  8. Grey Havoc


    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.
  9. Grey Havoc

    A Salute to Model Making | The Tank Museum

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zA_3sG7LSl8
  10. Grey Havoc

    Highland Express

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmZJD7PZjEY
  11. Grey Havoc

    H.M.S. Speedy (P296, Speedy-class Hydrofoil)

    Ladies and Gentlemen, HMS Speedy: View: https://www.reddit.com/r/WarshipPorn/comments/lognu9/951_x_717_jetfoil_patrol_vessel_hms_speedy_p296/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Speedy_(P296) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:HMS_Speedy_(P296)...
  12. Grey Havoc

    Blackburn Sidecar

    View: https://www.reddit.com/r/WeirdWings/comments/ll3dyh/blackburn_were_not_known_for_designing_pretty/ https://www.baesystems.com/en/heritage/blackburn-sidecar
  13. Grey Havoc

    Excise Profit Duty (First World War)

    The century-old tax that could help pay for the pandemic (ft.com)
  14. Grey Havoc

    British amphibious tanks

    View: https://youtu.be/tkkFm4b3yOI https://tanks-encyclopedia.com/tog-amphibian/ (Note: the D.N.L.E. should not be confused with the Admiralty's Department of the Director of Naval Equipment, also known as the Directorate of Naval Equipment.)...
  15. Grey Havoc

    RIP Captain Sir Tom Moore, 1920 - 2021

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/04/15/second-world-war-veteran-thanks-generous-public-raising-75million/ https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-52303859
  16. hesham

    Britsih Specification EH.125D Helicopter

    Hi, in 1952,British Air Ministry issued a Specifiaction EH.125D to cover Percival P.74,and I am asking if there was any anther competitors. If there was,I can suggest Westland W.80,Saro P.508 and maybe Fairey also involved ?.
  17. Grey Havoc

    A14 Medium Tank

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5G7GbaLkyo I'm not sure if I agree with his conclusions here, especially given that the A13 Covenanter was such a huge disaster.
  18. Grey Havoc

    G.S.O.R. 1008.

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LRdmSgUDaQ Looks like the requirement was for a heavily protected defence orientated tank, employing ambush tactics (similar in a number of respects to the S-Tank), for use by the British Army On the Rhine (BAOR). IIRC, default NATO strategy in the event...
  19. Grey Havoc

    Naval Amphibious Craft Tracked eXperimental (NACT X)

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F_ZjytDqqE
  20. 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...