by John Jeffers on December 15, 2012 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

Finished this one last year. It took me a year to build to the day I called it finished. Posted on another site, but one of my all time favorites. And fun to build. It is a 1/48 scale AMT/ERTL […]

1/48 Hasegawa F/A 18F RAAF

by Matt Mears on December 15, 2012 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

Hey Guys, in the process of posting some of my builds, this is my latest 1/48 Hasegawa F/A 18F super hornet done in my local RAAF markings i used my first cockpit detail set, i used aires cockpit set, still […]

U-96 “Das Boot”

by Bill Weckel on December 14, 2012 · in Ships — 7 Comments

This is the fourth model I built, and after doing three aircraft, I was in the mood to do a warship. The big Revel 1/72 scale U-boat kit was fairly new at the time, and I was eager to see […]

Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate

by Bill Weckel on December 14, 2012 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

This is the Hasegawa 1/32 scale Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate kit, and represents a machine operating from Formosa in late 1944 and early 1945. I built this two years ago, and it was my first attempt at a kit in this […]

Messerschmitt Bf109-E3

by Bill Weckel on December 14, 2012 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

Tamiya 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf109E-3 flown by Obt. Kurt Wolff of III/JG52 during the Battle of Britain. He force landed at Coquelles in the summer of 1940, after combat with RAF Spitfires.

P-51D Mustang

by Bill Weckel on December 14, 2012 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

Tamiya 1/48 scale North American P-51D Mustang of the 4th Fighter Squadron, 3rd Air Commando Group.

1/48 AMtech P-40F/L

by Tom Bebout on December 14, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

Had the distinct pleasure of meeting John Leaher and Herb Heibrun at a book signing for their book “Black and White Airman”. Both men grew up in Cincinnati and during the war John flew with the “Tuskegee Airman” and escorted […]

French Cannon, model 1878, 1:48, scratchbuilt

by Maxim Bylkin on December 14, 2012 · in Armor — 4 Comments

So far I have not been stopped, continue to post my models :)) This time – artillery, namely French cannon in 1878. Caliber can be 120 or 155 mm, because the model will get a little bigger 48th scale. So […]

Eduard 1/32 Bf-109E-4

by Tom Cleaver on December 14, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

Eduard’s Bf-109E-4, done as Galland’s airplane. usd the Squadron vac canopy to correct the early-release incorrect canopy. In 1984 I had the opportunity to meet Galland (along with Gunther Rall and Walter Krupinski) at the AFAA convention. He was just […]

Worst of the Best? Or: How i rescued a discarded model from certain destruction (Tamiya F4U-1D, 1/72nd Scale)

by David Hansen on December 14, 2012 · in Aviation — 20 Comments

When was the last time you saw someone build a Brewster Corsair?? The story of this model begins in failure. I had gotten this model almost ready for the “Fiddly Bits” in 2004 when it suffered a catastrophic structural failure […]