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1/48 Academy P-51B

by Geoffrey Abreu on April 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

This is the Academy (Accurate Miniatures) 1/48 P-51B. Maketar masks were used for the national insignia and squadron codes. I replicated the scheme that came in the box but painted the markings on instead of using the supplied decals. The […]

1/72 Tamiya N1K1-Ja Kawanishi Shiden

by Geoffrey Abreu on March 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Just finished this one up today. It is painted with Tamiya acrylics and weathered a bit with silver pencil, oils and pastels. It is pretty much OOB. I drilled out the gun barrels and added an antenna wire from Uschi […]

1/72 Airfix A-4B Skyhawk

by Geoffrey Abreu on December 20, 2016 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

1/72 Airfix Douglas A-4B Skyhawk completed in the markings of VMA-324 “Devil Dogs” flying off USS Independence in 1963. Added most of an Eduard Zoom set, Quickboost gun barrels and ejection seat. Painted with Gunze Mr Color. I don’t usually […]

1/72 Fine Molds KI-61-I “HEi” Tony

by Geoffrey Abreu on September 15, 2016 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Just finished the Fine Molds KI-61-I “Hei” Tony. The model was painted with Gunze and AK Extreme Metal Paints. Weathering with oils and pastels. Antenna rigged with Uschi rigging thread. Markings are from box.

1/48 Monogram Hawker Typhoon Mk IB

by Geoffrey Abreu on September 8, 2016 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

I am calling this one done. Monogram 1/48 Hawker Typhoon Mk IB. The molds for this oldie were dated 1967 or 68 I cant remember now. I remember building it with my dad over 40 years ago. The model is […]

1/72 Eduard F6F-5

by Geoffrey Abreu on April 20, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 8 Comments

Eduard F6F-5 in 1/72 VF-87 on USS Ticonderoga. Used the prop from a Tamiya Corsair, Added a seat harness bracket made from fine wire, Eduard PE in cockpit, Gun sight glass replaced with clear plastic sheet, Quckboost guns and drop […]

P-8A Poseidon Hasegawa 1/200

by Geoffrey Abreu on February 22, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

This is the Hasegawa 1/200 P-8A Poseidon. It was built OOB using Gunze Mr Color and Alclad paints. This model was built on commission from the Moffett Field Museum in Mountain View,CA and will be delivered to them this upcoming […]

1/48 Airfix Hurricane Mk I

by Geoffrey Abreu on January 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

This is the new tool Airfix Hurricane Mk I. The kit was great and I think is arguably the best out there in 1/48 of the Hurricane. I added resin exhaust and wheels from Brassin by Eduard and stole a […]

1/72 Airfix + 3D Kits Spitfire MKII LR

by Geoffrey Abreu on August 16, 2015 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Just finished my Airfix 1/72 Spitfire MK II LR. Used the new tool Airfix kit with the 3D Kits conversion kit which provides the extra wing mounted fuel tank and markings for Spitfire P8448 “Counterattack” of 152 Squadron. Added Eduard […]

1/48 Spitfire Mk IIa

I just competed this one today. This is the Tamiya Spitfire Mk I kit. I used the Ultracast Rotol spinner and prop and Ultracast Exhausts. PE was used for the seat armor. I used Uschi rigging thread for the first […]