When the RAF wanted new heavy bombers for Vickers it was logical to expand on the bomber designs they had been building since 1935.
It’s surprisingly complicated…
Northrop Grumman are to unveil the USAF’s latest strategic bomber – the B-21 Raider – in December. This should be interesting.
When the US Navy realised they didn’t have an effective interceptor in 1937, Grumman came up with an innovative – and odd-looking – solution.
Recognising that the Firebrand had issues, Blackburn tried to come up with an improved aircraft. Too little, too late, as it turned out.
The Blackburn Firebrand is an aircraft that has a very negative reputation. But is that entirely justified?
The last week has seen a radical shift in Ukraine with a new offensive offering the possibility of totally disrupting Russian plans.
When it comes to making soldiers airborne, the HZ-1 Aerocycle was an ingenious, though rather worrying, solution.