Review: Revell 1/72 A4/V2 Rocket

Next up: one of Hitlers Vergeltungswaffen, the V-2 Rocket. Also known as Aggregat 4 (which was its official designation) it was the second of his Retribution weapons, the first being the the Fieseler Fi 103, also known as the V-1 or 'Doodlebug'. Designed by Dr. Wernher von Braun and his team at the Peenemünde research … Continue reading Review: Revell 1/72 A4/V2 Rocket

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Review: Revell 1/144 Northrop F-5E Tiger II

The F-5E Tiger II is effectively the FN FAL of the Western Air Forces. Developed as a cheaper to buy and operate alternative to the F-4 Phantom it saw service in a whole range of nations. A number of variants were developed, the A, B, E and F variants for example, but also Trainer, Reconnaissance … Continue reading Review: Revell 1/144 Northrop F-5E Tiger II

Review: Tamiya 1/72 Aichi M6A1 Seiran

The Japanese Aichi M6A1 Seiran was a floatplane used by the Imperial Japanese Navy serving on the large I-400 class submarines. Yes, Submarines. Now if you're imagining a submarine crew sharing bunk beds with aircraft parts you would be wrong. The I-400 class submarines were designed and built with a dedicated hangar in front of the conning tower that held up to three Seirans.

Review: Modelcollect 1/72 E-75 Ausf. Vierfüßler Rheintochter 1

If you are thinking "I didn't know this Ausführung existed" you are right: It didn't. It's one of those fantasy panzers that take Paper Panzers to the next level. Think Maschinen Krieger but based on a E-75 hull. But if the Germans struggled to make the Panther and (King) Tigers reliable, how on earth would … Continue reading Review: Modelcollect 1/72 E-75 Ausf. Vierfüßler Rheintochter 1