May 082011
 
Douglas Model 1186-C Long Range Special Attack Aircraft - Scratchbuilt 1/48th Scale Model

One of my goals in researching and publishing books and articles on little known aircraft studies and proposals from decades past is to inspire modelers, illustrators, filmmakers, etc. to eventually bring some of these remarkable designs to life. Many of the studies I’ve uncovered have been unconventional, sometimes downright bizarre, and occasionally beautiful — certainly […]

Jan 012011
 
Secret Aerospace Projects of the US Navy, Volume 1: The Incredible Attack Aircraft of the USS United States, 1948-1949

In his second book, Jared Zichek presents the comprehensive story of some of the most radical attack aircraft ever designed to operate from an aircraft carrier. These incredible projects were developed in 1948 to equip the USS United States, an immense 65,000-ton supercarrier that was to have been the core of the Navy’s nascent strategic […]