I was interested to find out which air forces around the world own both Russian 4rth generation fighters, the Su-27 Flanker and MiG-29 Fulcrum. I found out that 4 air forces own both fighters, one of…Continue
Introduction:The story of the MiG-23 started when the Soviets came to know the drawbacks of its predecessor, the MiG-21. Some of these drawbacks were: It required long runways for takeoff and…Continue
The History channel aired a TV series called “Dogfights” from 2006 to 2008. This was a military aviation series depicting historical re-enactments of air-to-air combat that took place in World War I,…Continue
In the fall of 1953, the Soviet government issued a requirement for a lightweight Mach 2-capable interceptor fighter for its Frontal Aviation branch of the Soviet Air Force. The interceptor would…Continue
I wanted to suggest creating a YouTube channel for MAC where MAC members can post videos related to aviation and models. These videos of course should be made by the members themselves. Those videos could include:
I dedicate this post to my dear friend Jean-Francois Quillien, a great collector and author on SMC.
I own a few models for French made vehicles (both aircraft and AFVs). All of them carry the French Armed Forces livery except for the Mirage IIIE which carries the Brazilian Air Force livery.
1- Mirage 2000:
During my marriage preparations, one of the most difficult tasks was moving my aircraft and tank collection from my dad's house to my own apartment. Lucky for me, both houses are within the same building. But still moving the collection required a lot of effort and creativity.
The first step I made was to buy a new cupboard (to house the planes and tanks that were scattered all around my dad's house) and move it to my…Continue
At last Hobby Master is releasing an EAF F-4E Phantom II on November. I am really excited about this model and I think I am going to preorder it. This is going to be Hobby Master's third EAF model after the MiG-15bis and MiG-21MF.…Continue