F-8 Crusaders

Here are a few profiles of one of my favourite aircraft: the Vought F-8 Crusader, the “last of the gunfighters”. According to some pilot reports I’ve read, the F-8 was able to defeat an F/A-18 Hornet in close combat. Obviously, it would have been totally outclassed in BVR combat against the legacy Hornet, but over […]

Embraer T-27 Tucano – Smoke Squadron

These are the improved views of T-27 Tucano #312086 flown by the Brazilian air force’s “Smoke Squadron” – the Esquadrão de Demonstração Aérea team – in 2009. These views were created for MaxFlite, who made a prop glider with it. These make great colourful gifts for kids at an affordable price – something that might be […]

Piper PA-18 Super Cub

The Super Cub was the evolution of the famous Piper Cub and is still a highly successful and popular aircraft today. While the Cub was very cheap and simple, its performance was quite limited. The Super Cub took the concept to the next level, offering more power, speed and payload, thus turning the Cub into […]