Front Row: [L to R]
• F/O Otis S. Lee - Pilot
• F/O Carlton O. Alderson - Co-Pilot
• 2nd Lt. Rudy Menchl - Navigator
• [?] James Markowitz - Bombardier
• 2nd Lt. Thomas H. Carver - Bombardier *
[* Replacement - Not Pictured]
Back Row: [L to R]
• S/Sgt. Harry L. Cunningham - Waist Gunner
1/48 General Dynamics F-111A - The Jet Age.
First name: Don
Manufacturer: Hobby Boss
Model Type:HS Un officially until the day it was retired, Aardvark
Aftermarket addons: none
Been busy and not had much time to post but worked...
USN sub crew member films startling rescue of an entire B-29 crew fatally damaged over Japan in 1945. All 12 crew men bailed out and were picked up by the sub. Extraordinary that none were lost.
The Germans had rings of anti-aircraft surrounding their cities and more Allied aircraft were shot down by flak than by fighters. So, while this is not really an aircraft, I think it might be interesting to the folks on the board. l got started in the winter, left for awhile, then completed...
Audio clip of a Lancaster crew on a bombing mission when they encounter an enemy fighter.
Just saw this on the news...
During Spaceship 2's final test flight over the Mojave desert, there was a catastrophic failure.
According to the early reports, of the two crew members, there is one fatality and one seriously injured.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Crashes: 1 Dead, 1...
In May 1937 George Volkert, then chief designer at Handley Page, wrote a memorandum about the design of future bomber aircraft and the influence that bombing policy would have on design.
In the introduction, he states:
From this we can see that the high speed unarmed bomber...