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Another Monogram Panther

by Gary Brantley on May 11, 2013 · in Aviation — 14 Comments

Tom’s fine looking Panther and great story inspired me to dig up a few pics of my modest effort. An older build that finally made it out to the airport. This is the 1/48 Panther, painted with MM gloss dark […]

Royce Williams’ Mig-killer Panther

by Tom Cleaver on May 10, 2013 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

By rights, Grumman F9F-5 Panther BuNo 125459 should be the most famous Panther of all, and her pilot, Lieutenant Royce Williams, the most famous Panther pilot of all. However, immediately after the event for which this acclaim should have been […]

Trumpeter MiG-15 in 1/32 scale

by Tony Prince on May 10, 2013 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

This one is an early (very early) Trumpeter release, generously given to me by a friend who chickened out when he opened the box. This is not intended to be unfair to Trumpeter, who have given us some superb kits, […]

Testors ME-163 Komet\ Tamiya Kettenkrad

by steven a weinmann on May 10, 2013 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

I built this diorama to depict Major Wolfgang Spate’s komet On his first mission in the komet his crew had painted his plane bright red in honor of Manfred Von Rictoffen (red baron). Wolfgang was not amused and after an […]

Lindberg Convair XYF Pogo experimental vtol aircraft

by steven a weinmann on May 10, 2013 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

The lindberg Pogo kit is pretty bad warped parts more flash than parts and horrific decals (had to use spares) but I love the subject matter This was first time using the alclad paints all in all a fun build

Sepecat Jaguar

by steven a weinmann on May 10, 2013 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

I don’t remember what kit this is maybe Italeri This one depicts the retirement scheme of the Royal Air Force the last Jaguar built by Sepecat It only took a week to build than 6 weeks to wait for the […]

Mitsubishi Ki-46 (Dinah)

by steven a weinmann on May 10, 2013 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

I think this was a Tamiya kit but not sure I chose a heavily worn scheme on this one and tried something different by first painting it silver than chipping off paint to expose the silver I think it worked […]

Roden 1\48th OV-! Mohawk

by steven a weinmann on May 10, 2013 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

This was my first Roden kit not too bad good fits and decent detail there was some flash but it came off easily I would recommend this kit to any Viet Nam era fans Got the inspiration for this build […]

Tamiya 1\48th Bristol Beaufighter

by steven a weinmann on May 10, 2013 · in Aviation

Tamiya beaufighter (and yes this one is Tamiya) built this one out of the box always loved the lines on this plane fun build

1\48th scale Accurate Miniatures TBM Avenger

by steven a weinmann on May 10, 2013 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

AM kits are wonderfull kits heavy detail and really good fits I did find some room for additional detail in the fuel tank access panel and added some PE seat belts drilled out the guns and exhaust tubes both of […]