Sexy Vamps!

Vampire formation flypast to mark the completion of the No. 61 Pilots Course at No. 2 Flight Training School (2FTS) at RAAF

RAAF de Havilland Vampire formation flypast to mark the completion of the No. 61 Pilots Course at No. 2 Flight Training School (2FTS) at RAAF Pearce in Western Australia on August 17th, 1967

Sometime in the early 90s a new magazine for plastic model builders hit the market.  I don’t remember the name anymore but IIRC it was primarily for aircraft modellers.  What I DO remember is a Vampire on the cover with the heading “Sexy Vamps!”.

Mom later told me I was about to catch hell for bringing “that kind” of magazine home until she realized it was about model airplanes…

German armor going back to the future?

I saw this on laststandonzombieisland: Germany ups tiny tank force by 40 percent

A quote from one of the sources piqued my not-quite-right sense of humor:

All told, the Bundeswehr stands to get 104 used Leopard 2 battle tanks out of storage that manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann will upgrade under a contract with the German Defence Ministry from the A4 configuration to the newest A7V standard.

Newest A7V standard?  Like this?

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I know, it’s a goofball sense of humor…