Tag Archives: Early Jet
Strombecker’s Classic Flying Pony!
Strombecker is not a name that has been seen in the modelling world for some time. In fact, there are likely a lot of younger modellers who’ve never even heard of them. I was among that crowd until I stumbled upon the 1/42 Temco TT-1 Pinto at a local show and swap meet! This half-century […]
Quit Draggin’ Your Feet… er… Tail!
Nearly unique in the annals of aviation history, the Supermarine Attacker was a tail dragger jet! Designed with a Spiteful’s laminar flow wing and a body that would make the Michelin Man feel svelte, the Attacker was slow and uninspiring. Because of this, the Attacker’s place in history is largely forgotten, and thus few kits […]