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With flying boats generally suffering from poor aerodynamics, the Blackburn company came up with a solution - retracting hull flying boats.
A recent reaction to a news article by the Taiwan MOD has bought to light a potentially interesting shift in attitude in Europe towards China
Maybe the ugliest aircraft ever (a hotly contested subject) the Blackburn Blackburn (really, that's not a misprint) was actually pretty good!
Everyone's heard of the Kaiser-Fleetwing XBTK dive-and-torpedo bomber, right? In fact, had World War Two lasted a little longer, you would've.
The Mauler is thought to hold the record for ordnance carried by a single piston engine aircraft. But despite promise, it had many issues.
An...unusual looking...design, the S.B.3 was what can happen when you keep messing with a design to try to meet changing requirements.
Sources in Burma - beset by civil unrest - have alleged that the Myanmar Air Force is using Thai air space to hit Karen civilians.
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