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First and Last Dora

by Rob Anderson on February 10, 2013 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

Found my pictures of my first Dora, Eduard weekend edition again, used EagleCals sheet and painting instructions for JG 301, but with stencil painted 11. So last Dora of my set, I found them in the box I packed them […]

H-K 1/32 B-25J and PBJ-1

by Tom Cleaver on February 10, 2013 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

I am spending the weekend getting the third of these built, the B-25J Strafer, so thought I would put up some pictures of my other H-K B-25J models. “Ruthie” is from the 340th Bomb Group, the “real” Catch-22 outfit (Joseph […]

Hobby Craft 1/48 Bell P-59 Airacomet

by Tom Bebout on February 9, 2013 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

Since this was my first attempt at building a jet, why not build America’s first attempt as well. Did purchase a True Detail cockpit set and it fit extremely well, the kits office is a joke. Saw a photo of […]

Classic Airframes 1/48 He-51 Legion Condor

by Maxim Bylkin on February 9, 2013 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

Hello everyone, today we have the early period of the Luftwaffe – He-51. Model of Classic Airframes, quite good, but still requires work hard. The cockpit is almost completely self-made, a lot of fuss was with landing gear. Was not […]

British Corsairs – Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1A

by Tom Cleaver on February 9, 2013 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

Both Corsair IIs, the FAA designation for the Vought-built F4U-1A. The British were the second-largest user of the Corsair. While the US Navy was sending the Corsair to the Marines because it couldn’t operate from a carrier (too bouncy, to […]

1/48 Monogram B-25H

by Tom Bebout on February 8, 2013 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

Received this kit as part trade from the daughter of an IPMS modeler. Was one of my first attempts at building a twin prop AC. The B-25H was designed as a commerce strafer and carried a 75MM cannon in the […]

1/32 Hasegawa FW 190D9 Dora “Papagei Staffel “

by Tolga ULGUR on February 8, 2013 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

This is 1/32 Hasegawa Focke Wulf 190D9 finished in the markings of Platzschutzstaffel (Airfield protection squadron). Jagdverband 44 was established in February 1945 as a jet fighter squadron. Because of the greater length of runway it required, and the slow […]

Another Dora

by Rob Anderson on February 7, 2013 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

The second Eduard 1/48 I built, I can’t seem to locate the pictures from my first build. A few errors here and there, but I really love these kits fiddly, but fun and the weekend ones are a great value. […]

Hasegawa 1/48 AU-1

by Tom Cleaver on February 7, 2013 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

Done with the Victory Decals sheet to create the airplane flown by Col. John Bolt, one of the original VMF-214 pilots (If you ever wanted to hear the real story of Pappy Boyington, as opposed to Pappy’s drunken baloney, you […]

Think Cheap

by AL HOFFMAN on February 7, 2013 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

I enjoy trying to make something out of an inexpensive kit. This is a Hobby Boss 1/72 Bf-109g-6 in Georg Amon’s markings from JG 53. I did cram an Eduard PE interior into it mainly for the instrument panel & […]