It's red, it's fast, it's good looking, but it's Japanese, not Italian. This is Tamiya's 1/12 scale kit of the 2001 Yamaha works bike, it's a 500cc two stroke machine, ridden by Italian Max Biaggi. Here it is without the cowlings , and here's[...]
Here it is, SH's newest big scale offering, Fiat's first monoplane. Some may say it is,ah, lacking in pulchritude (how about THAT one?) but it grew on me as I built it and now I think she is bellissimo. Not too hard a build, the tough part being[...]
I want to show my new model- P-51D in big scale from Tamiya kit.
Mostly I used Tamiya kit and from detail sets: HGW seatbelts, Eduard´s BigEd, Quickboost pylons and Brassin wheels. I make many details myself from lead wires and Evergree[...]
Kit Revell, 1/144 scale. TransBrasil was a Brazilian airline, famous for it's 727 fleet (the largest in South America) and it's livery, almost like Braniff, with colorful planes. I have more planes in this livery, will post here.
This is one of my recent builds, the tiny 1:48 Nieuport Ni-11 from Eduard.
This is the weekend edition, so, there are no photo etched parts and only one decoration. Everything is out of the box, except wiring and gun mount on th[...]
Just completed my Albatros after a year of on-off building. Assembly of this kit was really enjoyable, but there is a lot of room for improvements. As my first kit in 32nd scale after a long time, It was a test of patience and it is not [...]
At the personal direction of President Roosevelt, 60 Coast Guard sub chasers were transfered from America's East coast to Poole England. Here the boats were stripped of part of their ASW gear and re-formed into Rescue Flotilla One. It's mission,[...]
Colonel James O. Beckwith (no relation)
C/O 15th FG, 7th Fighter Command, 20th USAAF
Iwo Jima, March - May 1945
I built this model a long time ago, my best guess is sometime in the summer of 2001. I finally finished it several years later aft[...]
This model was originally finished as a F4U-1A in the markings of VMF-222. The original build had a True Details cockpit installed as the kit cockpit had numerous errors. I also changed the frameless kit F4U-1D canopy and substituted the correct[...]
The Otaki 1/48 Corsair is probably one of the oldest Corsair models in my small collection. While there isn't a whole lot of detail, it is a very simple, and sturdy, build. The decal sheet offers 3 options. Once again, trying to vary the sche[...]