Beechcraft Model 17 Staggerwing during the Spanish Civil War

A single Beechcraft 17 Staggerwing was used during the conflict in Spain during 1936. The plane used in Spain had the serial Beechcraft B17R, n / s 66, NC15811 and was initially intended for the Monarch of Ethiopia (The Negus), it was sourced from the US by René Drouillet in early 1936 but due to the … More Beechcraft Model 17 Staggerwing during the Spanish Civil War

1/72 Heller He 112B

Words and pictures by Nicolas Protonotarios The Heinkel He 112 was one of four aircraft designed to compete for the Luftwaffe’s 1933 fighter contract, which was eventually won by the Messerschmitt Bf 109. Small numbers were used for a short time by the Luftwaffe, and small export runs were completed for several other countries, but … More 1/72 Heller He 112B