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Fond Memories

When I was a very early teen I was into control line flying models. I began building and flying models and belonged to a flying club called the "Aerobats". We got together, young and old, and built and flew control line. I continued to do so unt[...]

Monthly Best in Show award January 2018. 1/350 Yahagi (Hasegawa)

I got this as this month's best in show prize. I am so glad to receive this award again and I feel honored. And I am very happy to receive the ship as a gift that I really wanted to build. Hasegawa's Yahagi is so good kit. It is a little less t[...]

Random Prize for January 2018

Here is the Airfix 1/48 P-51D that I received in the random prize drawing for January. This is a kit I was wanting to get, so winning it made happen a little sooner than normal. A very special thank you to all those involved in making the awards[...]

Year of the Cat

OK... another stretch.. the name on the cowling of this aircraft is "Paper Tiger"......... Whadda ya think...? qualify? This is the SWS Zoukei-Maura 1/32 AD-1H Skyraider FIRST .... This is an excellent kit. Well engineered, well designed, accur[...]

Year of the Cat

OK... They are sharks teeth... but the AVG was also known as the "Flying Tigers" so I agree it may be a stretch. But so it goes... This is the superb Airfix P-40B. What can I say about all of the new Airfix kits that has not been said. They are [...]

Year of the Cat

This is an out of the box Eduard kit of the F6F-3. This is a very nice kit with the exceptions of the decals. I had a problem with some of them wandering and warping all over the place. I managed to save the significant decals for this particula[...]

Year of the Cat

this is the Hobby Boss F8F-1 straight from the box. A great build and I think the Hobby Boss kit is a wonderful kit of their aircraft. I used the kit decals and they represent an A/C of VF-3 flown by Lt A.M.Granat in 1946.

The doctor is in…

The doctor is in. In many of the threads I've have contributed to recently I have picked up on several quirks, oddities, complaints, philosophical questions, and existential wrestling, plus the occasional rant from this wonderful brotherhoo[...]

Back to Zeiskam.

Two years ago, I took part in the PMC Südpfalz modeling show in Zeiskam in the south western corner of Germany. http://imodeler.com/2016/02/highlights-from-zeiskam/ Since the show so well organized and its atmosphere so friendly, it was [...]

USS Lexington found by Paul Allen

Amazing! The fact that I am building a Coral Sea Devastator makes it all even better! http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/archaeology/uss-lexington-found-paul-allen-finds-aircraft-carrier-that-saved-australia-in-world-war-ii/news-story/b[...]