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Modeling by Terry Schuler

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 -- 20 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 […]

Hasegawa 1/48 scale Aichi D3A2 Val

by Terry Schuler on March 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

As with most model guys, I strive to find that different and / or unusual scheme , that sparks a little more interest or attraction to one’s project. Scanning books and the internet for Japanese aircraft, especially those few samples […]

Tamiya 1/72 scale FG-1A Goodyear

by Terry Schuler on February 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

This particular aircraft was a Test plane used for airframe test for the F2G air scoop. The only know photograph of it was taken May 9,1944 and was taken at a low angle, making it difficult to get an accurate […]

Hasegawa 1/72 scale B-25J

by Terry Schuler on November 28, 2015 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

I had built this kit 4 years ago, and it had served me well at some model shows. However I was never really pleased with its appearance and few minor errors I wished to correct. After staring at it for […]

Tamiya 1/48 scale F4F-4 Wildcat

by Terry Schuler on October 20, 2015 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

One has to admire the brave men that flew these relics against the Japanese, who undoubtedly had some of the best aircraft in world during the onset of WWII. As one veteran of Guadalcanal once told me, “you have to […]