One of the most famous aircraft ever to take to the skies and one which is as familiar today as it was during the savage dogfights of the Battle of Britain, the Supermarine Spitfire was designed as a short range, high performance interceptor, taking inspiration from the inter-war seaplanes which had..
An aircraft which has often been described as 'Australia's panic fighter', the decision to build the indigenous Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Boomerang came in the wake of continued Japanese aggression in the Pacific and the need to ensure a continuous future supply of new fighters for the RAAF...
The mighty clash of armour which followed the successful Allied landings on the D-Day beaches of Normandy held the potential to determine the outcome of the war. This time, the dominance of the feared Tiger 1 would be challenged by rocket firing Typhoons from the air and a recently introduced Allied..
The successor to the fabulously successful and potent Bugatti Veyron the Chiron is another masterpiece of engineering by Bugatti. First shown at the Geneva show of 2016 the car uses the same 8.0L W16 Quad turbo charged engine as its predecessor, but the motor has been heavily updated to produce a st..
The Landing Craft Mechanised (LCM) Mk.III was the most widely used of the LCMs during World War II, with more than 8,600 being built in yards in the USA. They were employed by both the US Navy and the Royal Navy. The LCM Mk.III was extensively used in operations in the European and Pacific theatres ..
This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. The Willys MB Jeep, officially designated truck 1/2 ton, 4x4, is the best known of all the American vehicles of the Second World War. Originally intended to be a command and reconnaissance car, it became the most versatile of all ve..
The Mustang came into its own when fitted with the Merlin Engine Its long range enabled it to escort bombers deep into enemy territory. The Royal Air Force flew the type from 1944 onwardsin support of Bomber Command's long distance raids deep into enemy territory.Paints
The Bf109E-3 was one of the first true fighters of the modern era and was the Luftwaffe's main bomber escort during the Battle of Britain. After some spectacular successes at the beginning of the war it found its main challengers to be the RAF's Hurricane and Spitfire.Paints
One of the greatest fighter aircraft of WWII, this version fought alongside the Spitfire and actually shot down and destroyed more aircraft during the Battle of Britain in the summer of 1940 than its even more famous partner.This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted...
The Regia Aeronautica are regarded by many as operating some of the most attractively presented aircraft of the Second World War, even though some of those machines are perhaps not as well known as those operated by other nations. Marking the transition between biplane and monoplane technology, the ..
Introduced at the 1966 London Motor Show the Jaguar 420 was a compact sporting saloon in the familiar Jaguar mould. Powered by a 4.2lire straight six the 420 produced a good 245BHP and proved to be a good handling and powerful saloon of the period. The Airfix model has been unavailable for some time..
The heavy tank named after the infamous Soviet leader, was designed with thick armour to counter the German 88mm guns, the main gun was capable of defeating the German Tiger and Panther tanks. It was mainly a breakthrough tank, firing heavy high-explosive shells against entrenchments and bunkers...
The Type 97 Medium, known as the Chi Ha, was the main battle tank of the Imperial Japanese Army during WWII. Entering service in 1937, the Chi Ha saw widespread service in China and the Pacific, but inadequate armour protection and the low velocity of its 57mm gun made it no match when it came up ag..
The GR9A entered service in October 2006 as an updated and improved version of the already very successful Harrier GR7. Boasting an improved avionic suite, as well as a much improved weapons capability, the GR9A represents a substantial leap forward in capability over the older GR7 Harriers...
Possessing grace, beautifully clean lines and lots of power, several Spitfires would survive the war to become highly distinctive aircraft on the civilian aviation scene either operating as Airshow display aircraft, or competing in air race competitions around the world. The aggressive profile of th..
Illustrating the strength and adaptability of its basic design, the Supermarine Spitfire saw constant development throughout the Second World War, with over 20,000 aircraft eventually being produced in 24 different marks. The Mark V variant was actually something of a 'stop-gap' upgrade from the air..
The Supermarine Spitfire was, by 1940, the interceptor of choice for Fighter Command. It was capable of speeds of over 360mph and had exceptional manoeuvrability. An excellent dog-fighter, the Spitfire Mark I is seen as a symbol of 'The Few', vital to the defence of the United Kingdom against the pr..