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Grumman C-1A Trader 1/72

by Robert Royes on September 27, 2016 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

This is Hasegawa’s S-2 Tracker converted to a C-1A Trader COD[ carrier onboard delivery]. I left out all the sonar gear, plugged sonar buoy holes in the back of the nacelles and kit bashed the decals, making it of course […]

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Wildcat

by Thomas Sweeney on September 26, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 9 Comments

A while ago I made a blue flight deck that was used early in the war. That’s why I made this Wildcat Thanks for looking Tom

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Sharks are everywhere…49FG P-40K

by Bill Koppos on September 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Due to the recent P-40 profile posting I dusted one off. This one was built back when the Hasegawa 1/48 “Special edition” K came out. It’s been shelf sitting with it’s 49er groupmates and has come out for a flight. […]

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Revell (Matchbox) 1/32 Scale Vampire T Mk 55 SAAF, Part 1

by Marc Barris on September 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Here we go again, I think I have finally gone totally insane, I am truly a s****r for punishment. Let me wipe the tears from my eyes and continue with this tale of horror. Let me begin by saying that […]

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Hawker Typhoon (Late) 439 RCAF Squadron

by David D. on September 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Here’s my 1/48 scale Hasegawa Hawker Typhoon IB I did a few years back. I started a build log here but was never able to post some completed pictures. This Typhoon served with 439 Squadron RCAF near the end of […]

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Prize Arrives!

by Scott Nelson on September 25, 2016 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

My random award winner kit from iModeler arrived yesterday. Now, do I build it as a PR XIX or convert it to a mk. XIV? Again, thank you iModeler for the recognition and the model!

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Water wings 1/24 Spitfire floatplane.

by Steve Naylor on September 25, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 5 Comments

Well folks got to do a little more on the spit and I have to admit its going together really well the way fit of the parts of is excellent and I’m r Enjoying the build, I’ve got a lot […]

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‘Different’ Defiant

by IAN JACKSON on September 25, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Not simply a ‘great Airfix kit’, in my opinion, one of the best fitting and rewarding kits of any manufacturer that I’ve built in years. No I’m not one of those folks that screamed and shouted for a 48th Defiant […]

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Camouflage & Markings – Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk/Warhawk

by Editor on September 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Here’s another selection of the color schemes carried by the Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk/Warhawk during its extensive service career. All artwork has been kindly contributed by Mr Rick Kent. In 1939, Curtiss-Writght went about developing a fighter to replace the P-40B/C […]

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Gang of One

by Rob Pollock on September 23, 2016 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 27 Comments

I came across this photo of one of my sons-in-law’s grandfather. It was taken we think late 40s or early 50s, probably in the English Midlands. Anyone recognise the ride? The photo absolutely crackles with atmosphere.