Among the best tanks in terms of both reliability and sheer production capability, M4 Sherman series of tanks became the staple fighting-vehicles of the WWII Allies. The 1st version to be produced, was succeeded by the welded-hull M4, the diesel engine M4A2, and finally the representative tank of the series, the M4A3.
Stirling was the first 4-engined British heavy bomber of the WWII. The design had high wing, four engines and the cabin elevated over the fuselage. The airframe was all made in metal. Another specs that characterised the bomber was the impressive size of the landing gears.Photo Etched Included.
North American B-25 Mitchell was most probably one of the best medium bombers of WWII. The first flight of the twin-engine North American plane was done in 1939. Powered by two 1750 HP Wright R-2600 Cyclone engines, the B-25 was known by an unbelievable operational flexibility.
Hornet is the most modern fighter/bomber in service at the moment. Due to the flexibility of its electronics components it's able to operate as an air superiority fighter. It can also carry out night bombing missions.
The twin-seat training Mirage 2000 D was released to serve as a nuclear attack aircraft. From this airpiane, used only by French Airforce for strategic missions, the Mirage 2000 D evolved. Soon, France will substitute its aging Mirage V and Jaguar with this new aircraft which represent a similar to the Tornado family.
D-day series - Normandy 1944/2014. Thanks to its 4 1635 hp Bristol Hercules engines, the Short Stirling was able to perform duties in airborne operations such as dropping paratroopers and towing gliders.The Stirling Mk IV version was adapted to optimize the towing of gliders (Horsa and Hamilcar) by eliminating nose and dorsal turrets, and the...