Tamiya 1/48th F4U Corsair

by Craig Abrahamson on May 31, 2013 · in Aviation — 3 Comments

Built this a little while back – it was actually the first Corsair I did with the wings folded. Typical Tamiya quality…excellent detail(s) and no real fit issues. I look forward to building the three ‘birdcage’ F4U-1’s I have in […]

1/48th Macchi Veltro C.205,Hasegawa MTO, WWII

by Chuck A. Villanueva on May 31, 2013 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

Something a little different tonite. We have Hasegawa’s excellent Veltro in 48th scale. When I first started to plan on this particular project, my biggest dilemma was what scheme to replicate. Thinking this may be the only Veltro I may […]

The postman’s just been!

by George Williams on May 30, 2013 · in Uncategorized — 3 Comments

Hurray, at last, my new kits have arrived! There’s no choice in the livery for the Ferrari, but I haven’t decided about the Meteor yet, either the camoflage or the plain (easy to identify) white finish What do you guys […]

P-38J Flown by Philip Goldstein/Graham 49th FS, 14th FG, Triolo, Italy 1944

by Frank Cronin on May 30, 2013 · in Aviation — 14 Comments

Through another friend I found out that Philip Graham lives in San Francisco so I gave him a call. We agreed to meet for lunch and chat about his service. Prior to the lunch I made this model of his […]

F4J flown by then CO of VF-143 “Pukin Dogs” on board Constellation.

by Frank Cronin on May 30, 2013 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

I built this model and presented it to retired Captain Marland Townsand. He flew it when he was CO of VF-143. He went on to be the CO of Kitty Hawk prior to his retirement. He is one of the […]

1/48,Monogram F-5E Bahrain Air Force, Gulf War

by Chuck A. Villanueva on May 30, 2013 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

Though not much has been mentioned in what capacity that the Bahrain Amiri Air Force contributed during the Gulf War. Flying F-5E’s and F-16’s. Starting with defensive operations on the 25th of January and then launching offensive operations the following […]

Accurate Miniatures 1/48 Flight 19 “Avenger”…lost in the triangle

by bob mack on May 29, 2013 · in Aviation — 13 Comments

Lt. Charles Taylor…flight leader my dad was a navy Lt. stationed at NAS Pennsacola 1945…and was involved in the search

Zvezda Yak-3

by Tom Cleaver on May 29, 2013 · in Aviation — 3 Comments

Given the editor reviewed the kit i thought I might show what it looks like finished. This is an excellent kit, as the video review reveals. I would be very happy if Zvezda were to do the rest of the […]

WIP – Monogram A-26C Invader

by Jaime Carreon on May 29, 2013 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

Here’s the latest project from the Mexican Skunk Works, deep in the swamps of southeast Texas. 1/48 Monogram A-26C. Started building this one about 11 years ago. It sat partially assembled on the workbench while I built a bunch of […]

Zvezda 1/48 Yak-3 video review

by Editor on May 29, 2013 · in Reviews — 6 Comments

Zvezda’s new-tool 1/48 Yakovlev Yak-3 appears to be a gem of a kit. Video review by ScaleModelAircraft, via YT.