Tag Archives: Jet Fighter

One of Aviation’s Original Swingers!

Before you start getting too excited, I’m talking, of course, about swing wings! What were you thinking of? Now that we’re on the same page, you might be thinking of the Bell X-5. Well, you’re close! In fact the aircraft that inspired the Bell was the Messerschmitt P.1101, a research plane that was designed to […]

It’s a Car! It’s a Missile! No, it’s a Jet!

Long before the Meteor name was used for both a car and a ramjet-powered missile, the British hung the appellation on their first operational jet fighter. Seeing as the Meteor was so groundbraking, there have been many kits of it, some great, some not so much. See what you would get in the FROG 1/72 […]