Happy new year all. Hope we all have a safe and happy 2017….. Just completed, 1/48 Eduard Yak-3 flown by Pilot: Maj Gen G.N. Zakharov, 303 IAP April 1944. Nice build, easy to make. Some say, due to black and […]
Modeling by Paul van Acker
Lockheed Hudson 459 Squadron RAAF Western Desert of Libya, 1944. Part of my growing tribute to my homeland RAAF. For a limited run kit this was pure fun and enjoyment. Fit was very good, once you got past the sanding […]
Shot down during the Battle of Britian, it was actually assigned to a bomber unit. KG55. Interesting history of a fighter operating in a bomber unit, and still getting shot down over England. Some references say it was an “E” […]
Flown by Ft Lt John Bailey. I had all kinds of issues deciding what colours would be applicable. Same old story, ask 100 historians and get 110 different answers. I settled on Olive drab over a local mixture of dark […]
Sometimes it’s nice to do an easy build, so decided on this P-51. Haven’t done one in a few years, but choosing a colour scheme is so hard. Too many good ones. Settled on this…. Maj Richard Hewitt’s Big Dick. […]
This is a joint effort. My oldest son started this a few years ago in a model club I ran at our primary school. I cleaned the parts he started up, finished the rest of the build and painted it […]
The old Arii kit but still come up nice. Rigging g done with the wire that came in the kit. I want to try using EZ Line when I can get some. Looks interesting. Hope you like all.
As the Beatles said, ” Hey Bulldog”, so do I. This was a fun build. Hope you like folks. Thanks for looking.
Stationed in New Guinea. It passed through Archerfield airport in Brisbane, where I live 5 mins from now. Nice to do a local boy. Lol. More RAAF subjects to come. Hope you like. Replacement engine cowlings and trop filters for […]
Completed today, I built it in the markings of one of the Bismark’s Arados. Heavily weathered due to the rough life it had. If only for a fairly short time. 🙂 I have a catapult for it. That will be […]