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Micro-Mir's 1/350 K class submarine (early), built as the unfortunate K4. The K class are often cited as technological horror stories, but the Royal Navy did eventually solve the many issues with this incredibly ambitious concept, if you count 'not suddenly sinking' as successful resolution. But it was a time when anything seemed possible and it was thought that a high speed "submarine cruiser" could make everything else obsolete. Turns out this theory was correct, but it required the power of the atom. Doctrine was the real problem - the idea was the Ks woul
Hi all – here is my latest completion, the Spin Models 1/48 Caproni Ca.20. The Caproni Ca.20 is considered the first true fighter plane (hence the title on the base). It was (apparently) the first to mount a machine gun (in this case a Lewis gun) over the propeller arc, aligned with the line of flight, making shooting relatively easy. There was only one prototype, flown in 1914. It was evaluated and apparently performed quite well, being faster than contemporary German and Austrian designs. The aircraft was not put into production by the Italian military, as they wante
I'm just asking for information and floating something, a thought, I've been pondering for a couple of weeks. On the 11/11 next year it is 100 years since the end of the Great War. Has anyone suggested a group build to tie in with this date? If not, it seems like it would be a very poignant and fitting GB? All best regards TonyT