This kit had sat for about 5 years- possibly more, simply because I was intimidated by the KMC wingfold! The fuselage and wings were painted, and decalled, but I never took the kit to the completion phase of canopy, gear […]
Modeling by Dan DeSilva
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I am born and raised- a BERMUDIAN.
I am a professional artist and an art teacher. I am married and have two miniature dachshunds.
My main areas of interest are USN/USMC aircarft through the ages, but I love all flying things! I hope to start doing some artwork of aircraft, but for now my market is more focused on images of Bermuda.
I love the Stuka, but my first foray into 1/32 was a 1/32 Hasegawa Spitfire VB that I refurbished- an old friend gave it to me when he decided he wasn’t interested in kits anymore- it was shortly post High […]
Here is another recent completion, a combination of an Eduard fuselage, and Hasegawa wings/tailplane. I had a spare fuselage that came with the Eduard kit I bought when the Eduard Hellcat first came out. I didn’t want to let the […]
Haven’t posted in a while, so i am glad to finally get something on imodeller. I present the Hasegawa 1/48 A6M-2b kit, with an aftermarket cockpit detail set and aftermarket decals. I had wanted to do one of the Pearl […]
When I built a 1/72 Heller P-47N in my teenage years I was taken by the bright tail recognition markings of the aircraft in the kit. Later when I was building 1/48 kits I knew I wanted a P-47N. I […]
Here is my 1/48 Hasegawa FGR.2 Phantom. I obtained it from another modeller as a “partial build” kit- I think only the wings were asembled- it was so long ago, i forget! I bought some Seamless S****r resin intakes for […]
Here is one of my completions this year. I have quite a few of these kits earmarked to be USN Adversary aircraft. I built up the exhaust cans and intakes, using photos of the real things. While my compressor fans […]
Presenting my F-117 that was finished a while back- finally getting around to posting pictures of it. Only aftermarket used was an Aires resin ejection seat. While researching the boarding ladder I realized that essentially they are “Little Giant” brand […]
Here is my 1/48 Italeri (ex Trimaster, ex Dragon, ex DML) TA-152H-1. I have always enjoyed the look of the extended wings of the TA-152. In researching for the build, I found that some of the Italeri boxings actually came […]