Modeling by John Jeffers

Faux pas II

by John Jeffers on March 13, 2013 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

Craig, your not the only one with S.M.S. ( Senior Moment Syndrome ) I posted this on another site and didn’t catch the faux pas until the comments started coming in. The wing is suppose to say… “Miami”


SO3E SEAHAWK 1/48th Czech Model

by John Jeffers on February 18, 2013 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

I started with a 1/48th scale Czech Model Curtiss SO3C Seamew S.O.B. (Straight Out of Box) then thought Hmmm What If… The Warhawk nose came from my own “Davis Monthan bone yard” Otaki Curtiss P-40-E Warhawk. I hacksawed off the […]


25 year old Revell / Monogram 1/48th scale B-17-F “My Devotion”

by John Jeffers on December 19, 2012 in Aviation -- 1 Comment

I built this back in 1987. I had built a Monogram B-17-G before and loved the detail it had. When I bought the Revell B-17-F I was disappointed to say the least with the detail. So I decided to make […]



by John Jeffers on December 15, 2012 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Finished this one last year. It took me a year to build to the day I called it finished. Posted on another site, but one of my all time favorites. And fun to build. It is a 1/48 scale AMT/ERTL […]


F-51-R Interceptor 1/48th scale High Planes Models

by John Jeffers on December 13, 2012 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Had England fallen to Germany and the Luft ’46 “Amerika-Bomber” been produced in large numbers and able to bomb America, it would have to be intercepted and fast. Before the fall of England Rolls Royce was able to send to […]


SNJ / T-6 1/48th scale Revell / Monogram

by John Jeffers on December 12, 2012 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Back in the 60’s and early 70’s it wasn’t uncommon to drive through rural airports and come across an ex-Military aircraft on the tarmack. After WWII you could buy one. And many were bought and flown to airports all over […]