David Knights' Weblog

October 17, 2018

Cool kit

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:23 am
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Looks like Air Graphic is going to release a kit of the British Thunderbird SAM.  This is definitely something that will interest me.  I didn’t realize that there was a naval version of this missile, the Sea Slug.

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October 15, 2018

British swear words

Filed under: General — dknights @ 1:29 pm
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British swear words ranked in order of offensiveness.  Don’t say this blog isn’t educational. 🙂

 

October 11, 2018

Tin wing Hurricane

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 6:51 am
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Arma is set to release a metal wing Hurricane.  We now have images of the decal sheet and photo etch parts.

September 24, 2018

Submarine day

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 10:28 am
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Here is video and an article on the UK’s SSBN force.

 

An interesting article arguing for the USN to acquire a diesel submarine force.

September 20, 2018

Grumpy Russian Bear

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 3:58 pm
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Or actually a pair of BlackjacksLooks like Putin is flexing his muscles again.  I saw a few days ago that B-52 were doing the reverse route penetration practices, so this may just be a reaction.

August 14, 2018

Russian Naval activity

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 6:04 pm
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The Russians are at it again.  While I really don’t see the Russians as a real threat, we still have to treat them as such.

August 1, 2018

WTF?

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 3:04 pm
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What the *&^( is this?

July 29, 2018

Tin Wing Hurricane

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:07 pm
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Finally, a new tin wing Hurricane.  Yea!

July 18, 2018

The golden age of modeling

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 3:28 pm
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Proving once again that we live in the golden age of modeling, news comes that their will be an injection molded kit of the Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer.  I was surprised to learn that so many civil operators operated this aircraft.

July 6, 2018

Airfix Wellington

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 7:40 pm
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The new tool Airfix Wellington has been released.  This one is bound to be popular in England.

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