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@erich1962 Erich Goldbach

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Scientist by trade, happily married father of two boys living in California, been building models (mainly WWII aircraft) for 20 years now.

AMtech 1:48 Focke-Wulf Ta183B-1

Subject: (Luft “46”- What If Subject) Group Commanders AC: 9. /JG52 “Hartmann”, Spring 1946 Subject History: According to recovered German documents following the War, the Focke-Wulf Ta 183 was designed to be a swept wing turbojet powered hi[...]

Tamiya 1:48 Dewoitine D.520

Subject: D.520 of the Regia Aeronautica, 24th Autonomous Fighter Group, Sicily and Southern Italy Assembly: This model was built OOB with the additions of Eduard PE seat belts. Painting/Decals/Weathering: I used Polly Scale acrylics and Aer[...]

Tamiya 1:48 Focke-Wulf 190F-8

Subject: Fw 190F-8 “W-521” of Hungarian 102/2 Squadron Close Support Group, 1945 Brief History: (Ref.: Tally Ho! decal sheet 4110) The Hungarian 102 Dive Bomber Group was formed in 1942 equipped with Ju-87s, and throughout 1943 -44 operated [...]

Dragon Ta 152H-1

Subject : Ta 152H-1, “Green 3” of JG301 Assembly: I started this model (and about 10 others) about 2 years ago and finally got it finished. Finding time to build the past 2 years has been difficult to come by and thankfully my bench time recent[...]

Tamiya 1/48th Scale Skyraider of VA 215

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 great talent and comrade- goo[...]

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

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 Kommodeurs machine from 7./JG 1[...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 painted on a WWII German Tiger tank[...]

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

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 I will say that it was a joy [...]

Tamiya 1/35 Scale FLAK 37 Anti-Aircraft Gun

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 is one of my non- AC projects. I got cracking [...]