Friday, 5 August 2011

new from Gorgi

Clifford MacKay McEwen joined the Canadian Army in 1916. By April 1917 he was seconded to the RFC, becoming a member of 28 Squadron. He served in Italy as a Sopwith Camel pilot, scoring twenty-seven victories, four of which are believed to have been whilst flying this aircraft. In 1919 McEwen otherwise known as "Black Mike" returned to Canada where he served as an instructor with the RCAF. He attained the rank of Air Vice-Marshal and retired in 1946. This superb 1:48 scale replica features a wood grain effect propeller and fine rigging detail. Limited Edition of 1000.

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