Review of the Bachmann Trains Chattanooga Electric Train Set

Chattanooga Model Train

If you like realistic train sets, this one is a great item to collect or play with. The Bachmann Trains Chattanooga Electric Train Set captures the energy and excitement of train travel on the famous Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railroad. This train set is a realistic replica of an old steam locomotive with an … Read more

Beginner’s Complete Guide to Model Trains and Our Top 5 Picks

model train

Introduction Model trains are life-like and small versions of real trains and building accurate and detailed layouts is an enjoyable hobby and a satisfying experience. Model trains and tracks can vary in size, style and shapes with average prices varying from $20 to a whopping $1,200. As a general rule of thumb, the higher the … Read more

Tupolev TB-3

Tupolev TB-3

When the first sample of the TB-3, a low wing, four engine heavy bombers made its maiden flight in the morning of December 22nd 1930, it became the most advanced piece of machinery ever to grace the skies. The USSR’s Red Air Force was so impressed with the aircraft’s handling ability and massive payload capacity, … Read more

P-51 Mustang

P-51 infl fields

The North American P-51 Mustang is a legendary plane, as much as the Spitfire or the Bf-109. No other combat aircraft of the war could go as far and fly as high as the Mustang. No wonder it was used to escort bombers over Germany and clear the skies of Luftwaffe airplanes. Germany was far, … Read more

Mitsubishi J2M Raiden

Mitsubishi J2M Raiden

The Mitsubishi J2M Raiden or Thunderbolt was designed like no other fighter before it. It emphasized speed, climb and raw firepower. The J2M was designed specifically to bring down huge and heavily armoured American strategic bombers. In 1939 the Japanese Navy put together specs for a high altitude interceptor. The most important of the navy’s specifications was for a … Read more

Messerschmitt 209

Messerschmitt 209

Fitted with small wing structures and a fuselage just big enough to house the powerful Daimler Benz-601 ARJ engine, the Messerschmitt 209 was a pure speed machine. From its conception back in 1935, the 209 was design mainly for one thing: speed. Designed as a replacement for the venereal Bf-109, the 209 was an advance, … Read more

Me 262 (Messerschmitt, Germany)

Me 262 ground color

The Me 262 was literally years ahead of fighters of other nations. That’s what the Allied engineers concluded after the war, when Me 264 units captured in Germany were brought back in their home countries. Studying the airframe and engines of this one-of-a-kind aircraft, the American, Russian and British experts developed more advanced jet engines … Read more

Kawanishi H8K

Kawanishi H8K

The Kawanishi H8K was conceived as a replacement for the Japanese Navy venerable and obsolete H6K maritime reconnaissance and bombing platform. The H6K was the only standardized flying boat in operations when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in December 1941. But it would be only a matter of time before a new, more powerful replacement took … Read more

Beginner’s Complete Guide to RC Planes and Our Top Picks

Flying something is a fascinating experience, but it takes some experience and skills to fly anything effortlessly without dropping it. This post covers an introduction to RC planes, things to consider when buying one, basic flying guide and some of the best RC planes that offer great value for the money.  Whether you plan on … Read more