Modeling by Terry Schuler

Hasegawa 1/48 scale Henschel HS 129 B-3

by Terry Schuler on November 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

The Henschel HS 129 B-3 nicknamed “PanzerKnacker” (Tank Cracker) (I wish I had heard this name years ago, I would have used this to nickname some friends / co-workers !). The B-3 version was the latest/ last version packing a […]

Tamiya 1/48 scale Bristol Beaufighter MK VI

by Terry Schuler on November 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Aircraft: No. 604 Squadron, Scotland 1943-45 Years ago (probably decades ago) I managed to grab a copy of the two volume set of Edward Jablonski’s book, Airwar. I remember this was the first time I had ever seen or heard […]

Tamiya 1/48 scale DeHavilland Mosquito MK VI

by Terry Schuler on October 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Depiction: 605 squadron / 100 bomber support group. Bradwell Bay Essex England 1943. Pilot Leader: Heath One of the aircraft that is probably on everybody’s list of their top favorite aircraft of WWII, and what’s not to like. The beautiful […]

Tamiya 1/48 scale Nakajima, Gekko Night Fighter Type 11 Late version

by Terry Schuler on October 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

Originally designed as a long range fighter, the Nakajima Irving (as it was know as) was soon outclassed by other fighters. It was relegated to recon duties primarily, until a field design modification proved its worthiness as a night fighter. […]

Tamiya 1/72 scale P-47D

by Terry Schuler on March 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Pilot: Lt. Robert E. Wagner 9th AF 510th FS – 405th FG. St. Dizier France 1944. I actually do build other aircraft, but P-47s are just so much fun, especially when the kits are this nice ! For this build, […]

Tamiya 1/72 scale P-47D

by Terry Schuler on February 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

This project begin while researching an uncle in our family who flew with the 56th FG. I had discovered a personal photograph of Lt. David Mauldin (56th FG, 61st FS) inscribed to our uncle. Lt. Mauldin’s P-47 carried the name […]

Hasegawa 1/72 scale P-51B

by Terry Schuler on February 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Most of us who build World War II aircraft, started out being interested in the ace’s. Therefore most of us have cranked out a Don Gentile “Shangri-La” P-51B. As the story goes, Don Gentile slammed his beloved aircraft into the […]

Tamiya 1/72 scale F4U-1 Corsair

by Terry Schuler on January 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

“Marines Dream”, has always been one of those scheme’s I’ve always wanted in my display case. The decals are BarracudaCals (sheet #BC72152). A great decal sheet ! I added some Eduard PE seatbelts and wired the engine, “this can cause […]

Hasegawa 1/72 scale He 111 H-6

by Terry Schuler on July 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

This model was a lot of fun to build and was one of the reasons I became interesting in this scale. I purchased this kit when it first came out, it was a special edition version that contained some photo-etch, […]

Hasegawa 1/48 scale Nakajima C6N1 Myrt

by Terry Schuler on June 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

As I built this project I couldn’t help but recall an incident that my father told me about while he was stationed at the seaplane base on Saipan, at Tanapag harbor during World War 2. A fleet of U.S. war […]