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..
The Hawker Hurricane was the RAF's most vital fighter in the early years of WWII. These tough, partly fabric covered monoplane fighters put in a valiant defence against the numerically superior Luftwaffe during the Blitzkrieg. Although slower than the Messerschmitt Bf109, and with a less destructive..
As the least effective of the RAF's interceptor fighters at the start of the Battle of Britain, it is interesting to note that the Boulton Paul Defiant actually entered service much later than either the Spitfire or Hurricane, but was quickly relegated to nightfighter operations when it became obvio..
Once described by Enzo Ferrari as the most beautiful car ever made, the E-Type is as breath-taking now as it was when first released in 1961. Based on Jaguar's Le Mans winning D-Type, the E-Type had racing DNA combined with extremely competitive pricing and a claimed 150mph top speed, this led to it..
This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. (This set includes paints, brush & poly cement) Skill: 2 Flying Hours: 1 Number of Parts: 71 Dimensions (mm): L127 x W58Launched by the MINI WRC team during the 2011 World Rally Championship, the MINI Countryman WRC is t..
This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.One of the most recognisable vehicles on today??s roads the MINI stands out from the crowd and has immense popularity all over Europe and beyond. They c..
The North American P-51 Mustang is viewed as one of the iconic American fighters of the Second World War. Designed to fulfil an RAF specification, the Mustang was transformed once the Rolls Royce Merlin engine was installed. The P-51D model's long range and excellent firepower made it a superb escor..