In 1936, the D-513 fighter designed by Emil Dewoitine made its first flight. It was supposed to be the successor of the slightly outdated D-500 and D-510, built according to modern trends with a closed cabin and a retractable undercarriage. Unfortunately, the tests turned out to be very disappointing.
The USS Stevens (DD-479) was one of the 175 Fletcher-class destroyers, which were considered one of the finest World War II warships of that type. What set her apart from most of the standard Fletcher-class destroyers was her aircraft-carrying capability. In May 1940 six of the Fletcher-class destroyers were selected for conversion into aircraft-carrying ships.
The result of years of experimentation by the Imperial Japanese Navy, the Mitsubishi A6M Reisen is perhaps the best known Japanese World War II fighter type. The Zero, or "Zeke," in official Allied reporting, saw action in practically all battles waged by the Imperial Japanese Navy, from the attack on Pearl Harbor all the way through the defense of the Home Islands against the B-29s.
Step-by-step instructions for building 7 realistic LEGO train models.
LEGO Train Projects shows you how to build seven detailed train models to get your brick citizens riding the rails in style. Featuring clear, full color, step-by-step instructions, this book makes it easy to build fun, realistic models that will delight train lovers of all ages.
A collection of 16 fascinating scientific and technical projects to build with parts from the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robotics set and other components. A great addition to any STEM curriculum or home library.
This all-new how-to book is perfect for anyone getting started in model railroading or looking to build a simple, compact layout. Build Your First Layout features the small, easy to build Northspur & Tiburon Railroad from experienced modeler and Model Railroader author Peter Vassallo.
This inspirational book of ideas and concepts comes from well-known author and Model Railroader contributing editor Tony Koester. Featuring 15 popular columns from his Trains of Thought column, Tony walks you through all facets of looking at prototype railroads for guidance and information on modeling scenic details and operations.
This book includes compilations of the 4-view color profile, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Morane Saulnier MS.406. Scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals. Also photos of the details in B&W and color.
The two volumes describe Spitfire Vs used by Polish pilots in Britain during 1941-1945. This vol. 1 covers Polish 302-308 Squadrons, while vol. 2 will cover 315-318 Squadrons plus allied units. The books include listings of losses and of officially credited victories.