The Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK…wait, WHO?!

The Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK…wait, WHO?!

  If you have read my previous article on the Martin Mauler you’ll remember how I wrote that the US Navy had in 1943 asked four companies to design their new all-purpose carrier attack aircraft. The list was a veritable who’s who of American aero designers. Apart...
The Martin AM Mauler; A Real Beast

The Martin AM Mauler; A Real Beast

  Before the Second World War, the difficulty of flying and fighting at sea meant that carrier-aircraft generally carried several crew. Attack aircraft designed for carriers in the 1930s also generally had a specialised role, either dive-bombing or...