Downsized Delfin

AvanteGarde Model Kits make a welcome entry into the world of 1:72 modelling…

Upon opening the box the modeller is greeted by a fairly straightforward model kit that exhibits high levels of detail and finish

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Over the last couple of years, AvanteGarde Model kits (or AMK as they will from hereon in, be more pithily know…) have ploughed a quality furrow within the field of 1:48 jet aircraft. Though the list of releases is far from long, the quality of each subsequent release has built upon the last in terms of quality, engineering and complexity. They have to many, shown what is possible from a range of kits – the fact that that has been done this from the ground up, makes this an altogether more impressive feat. Continue reading

Raptors seen in North Wales…

It’s been a cold an miserable spring so far, so imagine the delight of those hardy souls that braved the elements to visit the Mach Loop in North Wales, when an F-22 Raptor dropped in for a visit. Apparently this is the first time this ‘Fifth Generation’ fighter has played at low level, so those that were there had a rare treat. Will it be back whilst the 48th Fighter Wing’s deployment to RAF Lakenheath continues – who knows. Chances are though, those that were unsure whether or not to visit the Loop, will now be champing at the bit to catch sight of a Raptor in the wild…