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Yakovlev Yak 24

In the late 1940s and early 1950s an experienced Soviet aircraft designer endeavoring to compete with Mil met with scant helicopter success. A. S. Yakovlev had produced several successful fixed-wing aircraft during World War II, and he placed his Yak 100 helicopter into competition with the Mi-1. 342 more words


Long term project

One of my long term projects is to build one aircraft of an ANG unit from each of the 50 States and Puerto Rico.  With having completed an Indiana Air National Guard P-51 and with Meng announcing  a new F-106 kit, my interest has been rekindled.   42 more words


A Real Airport

Leaving An Talla, Tiree’s Community Hall, the sky is ominous.
Within seconds there is a powerful hail storm.
The day is continuing as it began, 160 more words

"Life On Tiree"

The Ilyushin Il-14 Revisited

Today, I revisited one of my older entries on the blog, that of the Ilyushin Il-14. What was initially going to be the updating of a few pictures and the addition of a couple of new links became a complete rewrite of a couple of sections. 33 more words