Seventy-five years ago to this day, on 4 July 1944, Lt William Crawford Moseley was reported missing in action over the Bonin Islands.
I’m currently working on a new template: the Grumman F6F Hellcat, one of the greatest fighters of World War II. The first profiles will be of the F6F-3 and the F6F-3P variants, followed by the F6F-5.
Here is a heavily-loaded Rafale B from EC 1/4 “Gascogne”, wearing the “wolf’s head” of escadrille SPA 79 and carrying GBU-12s and the Damoclès pod. It carries multiple strike markings beneath the cockpit.
A T-6 Texan with teeth ! During the Korean War, the North American T-6 was adapted for use as a Forward Air Controller (FAC), with better communications equipment and smoke rockets that could be used as markers for strike aircraft. This LT-6G (serial number 49-3544) served with the 6148th Tactical Control Squadron of the 6147th…Continue reading Korean Mosquito
These profiles were made for Phil Listemann’s book Squadrons ! No. 30 – The Supermarine Spitfire Mk V – The Belgian & Dutch Squadrons, for which ten Spitfire Mk V profiles were commissioned. This was an opportunity to work on some interesting and unusual markings for RAF Spitfires. Although RAF policy was generally against any…Continue reading Belgian & Dutch Spitfire Mk Vs of the Royal Air Force
Just as last year with Bandit Nightmare, I’ve had the honour and the pleasure of working with 3/3 Squadron “Les Félins” to represent their latest NATO Tiger Meet entry: the Gazelle named “The Roaring Three”. The paint scheme is once again the child of designer Régis Rocca, and was painted by Seb “Harry” Bault. 🙂…Continue reading The Roaring Three
I’ve finally finished the template for the Stinson L-5 Sentinel, nearly 10 days later than I’d hoped. I’m rather happy with the result and will be making the first profile tomorrow. Click on the watermarked image below to view the template in high resolution. This is a bit less than half-size as the original is…Continue reading L-5 Sentinel – finally finished !
I’m currently working on this new template : the Stinson L-5 Sentinel, which will join its smaller sibling the L-4 Grasshopper, the “military” version of the Piper J-3 Cub. The size of the illustration is 9449 x 4618 pixels, which is 80 x 39.1 cm at 300 dpi. More coming soon !
The Spitfire Mk XVI was a variant of the Spitfire Mk IX powered by a Merlin 266 engine license-built by Packard in the United States. These profiles were created for the book Squadrons! No. 29 – The Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI – The Dominions by Phil H. Listemann.
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator was one of the most important American heavy bomber designs in World War II, and was also used by the Royal Australian Air Force. The history of its service in Australia is provided in the book Squadrons! No. 28 – The Consolidated B-24 Liberator – The Australians by Phil Listemann, for…Continue reading The Consolidated B-24 Liberator in Royal Australian Air Force service