Modeling by JimBates


Icelandic P-40C in 1/72

by JimBates on November 1, 2015 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

I started the Airfix 1/72 Hawk 81A-2 about the time it hit the U.S. shores (December 2012!!), planning to build an RCAF Tomahawk. I had it all together by mid-month… and then it sat… and sat. AMS got the better […]


Flying Heritage Collection – The “Old” Hangar

by JimBates on May 11, 2013 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

A few more shots from the Grand Opening, this time from the “old” hangar. I love that the Hurricane has been properly restored in RCAF HWE markings, but they really need to pull off the spinner. The Oscar is airworthy, […]

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Flying Heritage Collection Hangar Grand Opening

by JimBates on May 10, 2013 in Show Reports -- 5 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to get to attend the Grand Opening of the Flying Heritage Collection’s new hangar at Paine Field in Everett, Washington. Here are a few photos of the aircraft in that hangar. […]