Steve Pulbrook’s article on the Brewster Buffalo, and his model of AN 185 which served with 453 Sqn RAAF, are now on the site. Titled “The also ran fighters department – Airfix Brewster Buffalo B239 (F2A-1)” and often dismissed as a bit of a dog, these aircraft stepped into fill a breach in fighter protection at the opening of the air war with Japan in the Far East allowing defences in Australia to build up before the expected invasion.
You can find the article on the main menu by following Articles > Aircraft > The also ran fighters department – Airfix Brewster Buffalo B239 (F2A-1) – or you could just click the link.
There are some added links for more information on the type and it’s service with the RAAF during World War 2 at the bottom of the article. Hope that you enjoy the article.