In case you haven't heard, Mike Mangold crashed and died in his jet yesterday in his L-39. 60 years old and VERY experienced. Military Top Gun. Numerous awards and Red Bull Air Race Champion, among other laurels. Not much news yet about why.
If Mike couldn't handle the emergency, almost...
With a heavy heart I've just learned that Mike Mangold was killed flying his L39 today at Apple Valley CA. I had an up and down relationship with him but he was a friend and mentor. Blue Skies Mike! Say hello to Bob and Doug for me! :cry:
Thought that I'd start this thread for the F-104G, that just happened to fall on to my lap, honestly....it did, sort of...
Try multitasking like I did with the two Skyraiders a couple of blue moons ago, Polish MiG-21 and this Luftwaffe F-104G from JaboG 34 numbered 26+13...
Is this the only...
This is a picture that is hanging in the Cradle of Aviation Museum that shows Roosevelt Field in the early part of last century. Can anyone ID the plane I circled in Red? Very curious looking. Oh, and another odd duck I circled in blue off to the right. Must be one of Mr Burnelli's early...
First Name: John
Manufacturer: Hobby Boss
Model Type: Focke Wulf Fw 190 D-9
Aftermarket Addons: Eduard PE seatbelts and Montex canopy and insignia masks
Blue 12 of II/JG6
I've just logged in, at 18.50 hrs UK time, and found that the appearance of the site pages is totally different!
Instead of the WW2 banner etc, there is a horribly plain, blue header, entitled 'Metro', and the whole 'look' is plain, lacking the normal layout.
I'm presuming this is a temporary...