Porsche has created countless competitors over the years. However, the 962C remains one of the brand's best designs over thirty years after its original release. The 962C competed in 1989's All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship, where it took on Fuji Speedway's ten taut turns and impressive 0.9 mile (1.5 km) long straights. Let’s very briefly examine the evidence. Here is a car that won Le Mans six times on the trot, a feat managed
Looks what is coming soon from Hasegawa! Matsushima's aerial acrobats Japan's Air Demonstration Team, Blue Impulse, entertains airshow crowds every year with stunning aerobatic feats in T-4 trainers. These subsonic planes are perfect for the precise maneuvers that the team has to execute, including drawing logos across the sky with smoke pumps. Blue Impulse is based at Matsushima Airfield, which also houses an F-2B training squadron and an Air Rescue Wing. Decal Option: JASDF 4th AW, 11th Sq.,
Hasegawa 2016 reissue of one of the favorites jet, the A-4 Skyhawk. This time a unique version is unveil for the Brazilian Navy, using the 2013 #07358 kit with New Decals for the Brazilian Navy 15th anniversary. Brazil purchased 20 of the A-4KU from Kuwait in 1998, and after a overhaul maintenance where they were significantly upgraded they become the AF-1 in the Brazilian Navy. These fighters have proven their reliability with the air forces of
This just in from our friends at Hasegawa USA.com. Preorder by December 26th, 2013. 1/72 F-4EJ Kai Phantom II 301SQ Limited Edition Four decades of domination Japan's 301st fighter squadron operates its Phantom II aircraft out of Nyutabaru Air Force Base in Southern Japan. For forty years, these Phantoms have been responsible for keeping Japanese Airspace clear of hostiles. Even after forty years, the Phantom's armament, speed and maneuverability still make it a dire threat to modern aircraft.
The successful Hughes 500/MD 500 series began life in response to a US Army requirement for a light observation helicopter.Hughes' Model 369 won the contest against competition from Bell and Hiller. The OH-6 Cayuse first flew in February 1963. The 500 series design features shock-absorbing landing skid struts, a turboshaft engine mounted at a 45-degree angle toward the rear of the cabin pod, a fuel tank cell under the floor and the battery in the nose. The
Originally conceived as an interceptor, later models were developed to fulfill multiple tasks, serving as bomber escort, fighter-bomber, day-, night-, all-weather fighter, ground-attack aircraft, and as reconnaissance aircraft. It was supplied to and operated by several states during World War II, and served with several countries for many years after the war. The Bf 109 was the most produced fighter aircraft in history, with a total of 33,984 units produced from 1936 up to April
Let me just take a break to vent my disappointment. A few months ago I built a Revell 1/48 F-18-E Super Hornet I've got from the craft store for +/- $12.00 after their 40% coupon. I build mostly OOB. I wanted to add another F-18 to my collection. This time I wanted to display my F-18 with all flaps dropped so I went with the Hasegawa F 18-C. The surface detail is there but it
To spice up my collection of 1/48 WWII Japanese aircraft, I decided to add the Nakajima / Hayabusa Ki-II 43 from Hasegawa Models. Went to my local hobby shop for some supplies but this model caught my attention. Later at a home I discovered that I've got it for a very good price ($21.00 + tax). For its age, the kit offers a fair amount of detail. The cockpit has enough detail to make jealous