Modeling by Paulo Castro


Spitfire MK XII – AIRFIX 1/48

by Paulo Castro on September 2, 2016 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

For the first time in more than 25 years I’ve built an 1/48th scale model. My entire collection is on 72nd scale. This was a Kris-Kringle present and I decided to build it despite not being my preferred scale. So […]


P-51D “Big Beautiful Doll” – Airfix 1/72

by Paulo Castro on November 13, 2015 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Hi all Here is my latest model finished. To see the W.I.P. photos and description please follow this LINK to my blog: Hope you like it Cheers Paulo


BF 110 C-4/B (II/Schnellkampfgeschwader 210 Operation “Barbarossa”, Eastern front, 1941)

by Paulo Castro on August 21, 2015 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

BF 110 C-4/B II/Schnellkampfgeschwader 210 Operation “Barbarossa”, Eastern front, 1941 Hi all! Here I am again! This time with the new tooling BF110 from Airfix in 1/72. Very nice model and it was a pleasure to build it. I was […]


P-47D Thunderbolt Brazilian Air Force – Italy 1944

by Paulo Castro on August 20, 2015 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

A few people know that Brazilian troops fought shoulder to shoulder with the Allies in Italy against the Axis during World War II. Even fewer know that Brazilian pilots formed a squadron, the 1st Brazilian Squadron attached to the 350FG. […]


P-40B American Volunteer Group (AVG) – airfix 1/72

by Paulo Castro on August 14, 2015 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

This model represents the plane flown by Flight Leader Charles “Chuck” Older for the AVG in China 1941/42. To see the whole W.I.P. visit my blog:


Willys MB Ambulance

by Paulo Castro on August 14, 2015 in Armor -- 9 Comments

This is the Tamyia 1/35th scale kit with some scratchbilt to make it an ambulance vehicle. I also scratchbuilt the mud chains for the rear tyres.


Bf109G-6 Finnish Air Force – Airfix 1/72

by Paulo Castro on August 14, 2015 in Aviation -- 13 Comments


P-40E FAB (Brazilian Air Force) circa 1943 – Academy 1/72

by Paulo Castro on August 14, 2015 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Hi all This is my latest project, a P-40E from FAB during WWII. This plane was used in patrol along the Atlantic in Natal (Parnamirim Airfield), Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. This plane was part of the first lot of […]


F6F-5 Hellcat (Eduard ProfiPack 1/72)

by Paulo Castro on March 30, 2014 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Hi there! This is my F6F-5 Hellcat “Paperdoll” This kit was built straight from the box, it comes with a comprehensive set of photoetched and it really improves the plane, especially the cockpit. Finished with Gunze colours. Decals was very […]


F-51D Mustang, Korean War – Tamiya 1/72

by Paulo Castro on March 28, 2014 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Hi all Here I am again. This time with a model I did last year. This Tamiya Mustang is a beauty to build, very straightforward almost no filler required as we can expect from a Tamiya kit. The aluminium paint […]