Posted by Rb on Saturday, July 21, 2012,
20mm MG FF Aircraft Gun The MG FF was a drum-fed, 20 mm aircraft autocannon, developed in 1936 by Ikaria Werke Berlin of Germany. It was a derivative of the Swiss Oerlikon FF F cannon, itself a development of the German World War I Becker 20 mm cannon, and was designed to be used in fixed or flexible mountings, as both an offensive and a defensive weapon. It saw widespread use in those roles by the German Luftwaffe, particularly during the early stages of World War II, although from 1941 onwa... Continue reading ...
I began modeling with my Dad in 1963 at age 5 , my first build being a 1/48 Monogram Focke-Wulf 190 that my Pop took great pride in helping me with. In the nearly 50 years since then I have been in and out of scale modeling as the requirements of day to day life have so dictated. Throughout my modeling lifetime, the one constant has been my ability to learn something new with virtually each project and that never ceases to amaze me. Eyesight not as sharp, fingers not as functional but thank God my ability to open a model box, examine the kit and envision the scene that the finished project will compliment, grows stronger each day. Much like that surfer in constant search of that "Perfect Wave", I seek to build that "Perfect Diorama", the one that will survive me for years to come. The one that makes other Modelers "Think".