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January 20, 2018

Tu-128

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 10:12 pm
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I cannot tell you how excited I am for this kit!  I’ve got the Amodel kit but haven’t been brave enough to attempt it.  Let’s hear it for Trumpeter.

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Poland increases the size of its army by 50%

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 8:30 am
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Poland is expanding its army from a 100,000 man force to 150,000.  I think this is smart, thought I suspect that Putin is more likely to try to destabilize Poland politically and foment a revolt.  If I was a Polish citizen, I’d be nervous.

January 19, 2018

More A-10 news

Filed under: Modeling,Politics,Technology — dknights @ 10:23 am
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The USAF continues to resist keeping the A-10 in service.  The games that they are playing are costing taxpayers millions.

The passing of a hero

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:41 am
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I meant to post this last year.  One of the American volunteers that help found the Israeli Air Force passed last year.  In addition, Mitchell Flint was also a US Navy flyer in WWII. He flew the F4U with the US, and the Avia S-199, Spitfire and Mustang in combat with the Israeli Air Force.

January 18, 2018

IPMS/USA

Filed under: IPMS,Modeling — dknights @ 12:43 pm
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Join IPMS/USA.  It is a great  organization.

Russian spy ship

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 8:33 am
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I’ve had this story around for awhile and meant to post it.  The Russians have a couple of interesting spy ships that may be doing undersea spying and aircraft recovery.

January 17, 2018

Hasegawa F-35B

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:54 pm
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Apparently Hasegawa is releasing one in March of 2018

Campaign for North Africa

Filed under: General — dknights @ 8:10 pm
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I actually owned this game.  This is a great article.

Meteoroid crashes to earth in Michigan

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:09 pm
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Well, it apparently broke up before impact, but it was way cool. (Post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

January 16, 2018

Dr. Dave’s modeling blog

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:17 pm
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Dr. David Geldmacher has a nice little blog.  It is about modeling and other stuff.  Go and visit and encourage him to post more.

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