Category Archives: Air gaming

Luftwaffe ‘Harvard’ NA T-6 Trainers

By Rob Morgan A long way back in time, in 1971, Airfix Magazine carried a photograph of one of these immensely long-serving two seaters in the World War II camouflage and markings of Goering’s Luftwaffe. A letter followed from C.M. … Continue reading

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Drones

By Rob Morgan The Times is often a source of sound information on military developments, and, in late October, it carried an article by Shashank Joshi, the defence editor of The Economist magazine. Entitled “Attack of the drones shouldn’t kill … Continue reading

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Drones in warfare

By Rob Morgan ‘The Times’ is often a source of sound information on military developments, and, in late October, it carried an article by Shashank Joshi, the defence editor of The Economist magazine. Entitled “Attack of the drones shouldn’t kill … Continue reading

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The last zeppelin — a model

By Rob Morgan I was reminded by a colleague that there’s a decent scale model of a German airship around, one very suitable for conversion into numerous ‘Steam-Punk’ models, and arguably fantasy Third Reich stuff too. The Revell Mini-Kit 06580 … Continue reading

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‘Flammen-Flieger’ — A weapon re-discovered

By Rob Morgan There I was, meandering through my archives, or what my wife calls ‘the boxes in the attic’ (she’s never wargamed, you understand), looking for an article on the Model T Ford armoured cars that were used by … Continue reading

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Combat Air Patrol rules added

Kevin White’s Combat Air Patrol rules have been posted. They are easy rules simulating air and carrier combat in the Pacific during World War II. They’re on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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‘Kamikaze Attack’ rules added

Mike Crane’s World War II naval/air rules for the later Pacific war have now been added. “Kamikaze Attack” is on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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Sample article for this month added

There’s a new sample article now available, this one by Mike Crane who designed a game featuring Star Wars X-wing, Tie fighters and bombers attacking each other’s mother ships. Rules, an after-action report and designs for paper spacecraft. It’s on … Continue reading

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Battle of Britain rules now available

Mike Crane’s solo air rules, “Introduction to ‘Battle of Britain: Simple Hex Rules’,” have now been added to the blog. They’re on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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’25 and Out’ rules added

There’s now a new addition to the Complete Rule Sets page, this time another of Mike Crane’s clever mechanics, this one for tracking a B-17’s bombing missions over World War II Europe early in the U.S. air effort. The rules … Continue reading

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