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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 high-speed interceptor/fighter of […]

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 AeroMaster paints; AM RLM 80 […]

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 alongside Luftwaffe […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

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)

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

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

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 […]