The Cadco Affair, or the great sausage scandal



A fictional air ace

I first heard of the Cadco Affair when I fell over it during research for the next book. It was literally a strange footnote in the history of the Airfix company during the 1960s.

(And before you ask, NO! I do NOT collect model airplanes. I am NOT an expert on them. Please don’t even TRY to enter into correspondence with me about the specifications or the pros and cons of the Messerschmitt 109E fighter plane versus the Messerschmitt 110C fighter-bomber.) Continue reading