Royal Norwegian Air Force North American F-86F Sabre, "Toffe Tom" of 338 Squadron, Orland, Norway in 1962.
Royal Norwegian Air Force Avro Anson Mk.I of the RNoAF Flying School at Gardermoen in 1948.
Royal Norwegian Air Force Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX in the post WWII years.
Norwegian Dreamliner, EI-LNA, has an image of Olympic Champion Sonja Henie on the tail. In addition to winning gold medals for figure skating, she was an actress and art collector. She starred in the film "Sun Valley Serenade". Hasegawa 1/200 scale model kit with Lima November Decals.
Norwegian has a colorful fleet of Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners featuring famous Norwegian personalities on the tail fins. This particular Dreamliner, EI-LNB, has an image of the famous explorer Thor Heyerdahl on the tail. Mr. Heyerdahl is known for Kon-Tiki and the Ra Expeditions. Hasegawa 1/200 scale model kit with Lima November Decals.
The SNJ-4 "Texan" is one of the most widely recognized training aircraft in the world. Also known as the T-6 "Texan", this aircraft has been used by dozens of airforces world wide to train thousands of pilots. The model featured on this page was operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force in the post-WWII years. I built this SNJ-4 from a Hobby Boss 1:72 scale kit. The model was finished with paints from Floquil and Tamiya. The decals came from Vingtor.
The Northrop N-3 PB was unique in that it was purchased by only one customer - the Norwegian Government. Twenty-four of these torpedo carrying float planes were built by Northrop in Southern California, however, none could be delivered to Norway as it had already fallen to the Germans. Inspite of the fall of Norway, the aircraft still served their country with the No 330 (Norwegian) Squadron RAF. This Norwegian-manned unit was stationed in Iceland and patrolled the surrounding waters in search of U-Boats. I built this N-3 PB from an MPM 1:72 scale kit. The model was finished with paints from Gunze Sangyo, Floquil, and Tamiya. The decals came from the kit and Modeldecal.
The DHC-3"Otter" is a widely used utility aircraft from Canada. The Otter was used by numerous nations in the post-WWII years to explore Antarctica. The aircraft featured here was operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force in 1968 and one of its sisters served in Antarctica in 1958 during "Operation Penguin. I built this DHC-3 from a Hobby Craft 1:72 scale kit. The model was finished with paints from Floquil and Tamiya. The decals came from Max.
(above) Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb Norwegian 331 Squadron
(above) Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb Norwegian 332 Squadron