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Convair XFY-1 Pogo, A What-if – Lindberg 1/48

by Jaime Carreon on June 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

In another universe not so far away… Marine Lieutenant Wally Warren was not a happy camper in the spring of 1968. His plan to avoid being sent to Southeast Asia by becoming a flight instructor had come to a screeching […]

A visit to a PT boat

by Jaime Carreon on June 9, 2017 in Ships -- 18 Comments

I had an opportunity to spend a day at the Museum of the Pacific War / Nimitz Museum in Fredericksburg, Texas a few days. For those who haven’t been, I recommend you make a stop there; it will be worth […]

Vought F4U-4 Corsair, Hasegawa 1/48

by Jaime Carreon on May 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

First completed build of the year. It wasn’t supposed to take this long! Having pulled this one out of the stash last November thinking it would be a quick build, I wasn’t expecting life to intervene as much as it […]

Water Wings group build recap

by Jaime Carreon on March 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

The Water Wings Group build has ended, so here is a quick recap of the models that have been submitted so far. 22 members in the group built the 11 models you see here, though I suspect there are a […]

Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on February 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Deadline is upon us, so start posting those builds! It looks like we had a pretty good turnout for this one and I’m pretty excited to see what turns up, even after keeping up with the build logs. Again, no […]

Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on February 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Ok, everyone, we have a week left until the deadline, so let’s get those models finished! If I counted correctly, there are 14 builders, some with multiple models, in the group right now and there may be a few surprises […]

Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on February 5, 2017 in Aviation

Ok, here’s a quick reminder that you have just a little less than a month to get your seaplanes off the bench! No worries if anyone misses the deadline, just keep them coming. This one was just for fun, after […]

Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on January 2, 2017 in News -- 3 Comments

Happy New Year, everyone! This is just a friendly reminder that the Water Wings group build, dedicated to seaplanes and flying boats of all types, is still going strong. Deadline is March 1st, so you still have a few months […]

Water Wings group build – Cessna 172 floatplane, Arii 1/72

by Jaime Carreon on November 7, 2016 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

Here’s my warmup for the group build. This is the Arii Cessna 172, which contains parts for both wheels and floats. The model represents a late 1970’s Skyhawk equipped with Wipline floats. Fit was ok but not great, and the […]

Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on October 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

Just a friendly reminder that we’re running a group build dedicated to seaplanes, flying boats and any aircraft that operate from water. The build started September 1st and will run through March 1st 2017, so if you’re looking for a […]