Aircraft of Tintin – deHavilland DHC-1 Chipmunk

"The Black Island" openes with Tintin taking a walk with Snowy when he sees an aircraft in emergency. The aircraft landed in a field, however, when Tintin approached it, the two men who de-boarded from the aircraft shot at him and escaped. The aircraft in question was a red and cream twin-seat plan with a … Continue reading Aircraft of Tintin – deHavilland DHC-1 Chipmunk

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Aircraft of Tintin – Carriedas 160 (TU-134?)

Tintin, Captain Haddock and professor Calculus accompanied by Snowy were flying to Sydney to attend the International Astronautical Congress aboard Qantas Flight 714. This is how the penultimate Tintin book got its name - "Flight 714". At Jakarta airport they were introduced to Mr Carriedas, the billionaire who never laughed. Mr Carriedas developed a fancy … Continue reading Aircraft of Tintin – Carriedas 160 (TU-134?)

Aircraft of Tintin – Macchi MC 94

Tintin had saved the state of Syldavia from a coup against the King Ottokar in "King Ottokar's Sceptre". He had flown in in a Ju 52. At the end of his adventure he was given a state farewell and left for his home with Thomson and Thompson in a yellow flying boat. As happens with … Continue reading Aircraft of Tintin – Macchi MC 94

Aircraft of Tintin – Junker Ju52

Tintin had started his adventures in the Eastern Europe in “Tintin in the Land of the Soviets”, after travelling through Africa, North and South America, Brirain and the Orient he returned to East Europe in “King Ottokar’s Sceptre”. He had to travel to Klow, the capital of the imaginary kingdom of Syldavia with Professor Alembick. … Continue reading Aircraft of Tintin – Junker Ju52

Cars of Tintin – Series

Tintin is a young nosey reporter, who keeps getting into one adventure after the other. These are comic books created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi (1907 to 1983). He wrote under the pen name Herge. The series was one of the most popular comic series of the twentieth century. I, having been born in 1972 … Continue reading Cars of Tintin – Series