Tag Archives: Interceptor

The Devil’s Lawn Dart

If you remember lawn darts, then you remember dangerous, heavy pointy sticks with a few fins that  you would throw at a target for fun. They were dangerous if used improperly, and really didn’t do much else other than fly in a straight line. This, then, is a perfect analogy for the Sukhoi Su-15 Flagon […]

A Surprisingly Good “Jack” in the Box!

The Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden was an attempt to create an interceptor for dealing with the very real threat of heavy, high-altitude bombers. Sadly, it was only availble too late, and in too few numbers, to make much difference. That hasn’t stopped it from being kitted lots, though. One of the more unsung models of the […]