Modeling by Erich Goldbach


Tamiya 1/48th Scale Skyraider of VA 215

by Erich Goldbach on August 29, 2014 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Well, it seems like forever and a day since I’ve posted model anything on this great site. Life has been crazy-laid off-job search-landed new job and so on. I am truly inspired every time I log onto this site- such […]


Hasegawa 1/32nd Bf 109 G-6/R3

by Erich Goldbach on March 27, 2014 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Subject Background: At the end of 1943, Obstlt. Walter Oesau introduced a new emblem for JG1- a red winged ‘1’ in a white diamond, which was enclosed in a red circle. My model represents a speculative interpretation of the Gruppe […]


Tamiya 1:35 Scale Steyr Type 1500A/01 Multipurpose 1.5 ton Truck

by Erich Goldbach on February 11, 2014 in Armor -- 10 Comments

The Steyr 1500A/01military transport vehicle was produced in Austria for the Wehrmacht in accordance with the vehicle standardization “Schell Programme” of 1940. Developed using the chassis of a 1500A 1.5 ton truck, the 1500A/01 housed an eight cylinder, eighty-five horse […]


Tamiya 1/35 Scale Panzerkamfwagen VI Tiger I (Early Production)

by Erich Goldbach on October 14, 2013 in Armor -- 5 Comments

I bought this model at a garage sale for $1.50. The box was crushed and water damaged, most of the parts had been twisted off the sprues and hand painted some sort of grey color that was nowhere near anything […]


1/144th scale New Ware Thor Able II-Tiros 1 LV

by Erich Goldbach on October 6, 2013 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

This is another non-AC subject I completed in the past two weeks. New Ware is a company that produces high quality all resin kits of various rocket designs. This is the first kit I have built from this company and […]


Tamiya 1/35 Scale FLAK 37 Anti-Aircraft Gun

by Erich Goldbach on October 6, 2013 in Armor -- 16 Comments

Lately, I’ve been in a rut when it comes to working on any of my current AC projects so I figured that I would put them away and tackle some subjects that I usually don’t model. This FLAK gun model […]


Hobby Craft 1/32nd Mustang MK.1A/F-6A (Kit #1713)

by Erich Goldbach on August 30, 2013 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Subject Background: In March of 1943, 25 F-6A/P-51s were assigned to the 154th Observation Squadron of the 15th Air Force stationed at Oujda in French Morocco, North Africa. While operating there, No. 225 Squadron of the RAF frequently “borrowed” Mustangs […]


Hobby Craft 1/48th Avia S-199

by Erich Goldbach on August 24, 2013 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

The Avia S-199 was the offspring of the famous Bf 109 and played a pivotal role in the Jewish War of Independence that resulted in the new state of Israel in the late 1940’s. This model represents an Avia S-199 […]


Hasegawa 1/48 scale F4U-4 Corsair.

by Erich Goldbach on August 15, 2013 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Marine Fighting Squadron 215 (VMF-215) “The Fighting Corsairs” was a fighter squadron that was activated and fought during World War II. Following the surrender of Japan, the squadron was deactivated on November, 1946. The squadron was reactivated in the Marine […]


Dragon/DML 1/48th Scale Ho229A-1 Flying Wing

by Erich Goldbach on August 10, 2013 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

This model started its life in my good friend Franks capable hands and then just sort of died and was relegated to the pile of “doom” in his model cave. Well, I spied it and asked him about what was […]