1/48th Tamiya P-47D, Ole Cock III

by Walt Babst on February 7, 2013 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

This is my P-47 that was built out of the box except for the decals which are from the Wolf Pack series by Aeromaster. I have always loved the P-47 and when I was a kid I built at least […]

Douglas A-1J Skyraider

by Patrick Herrmann on February 6, 2013 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

Here’s my latest build and first attempt at an Internet upload. The 1:48 Tamiya A-1 was a pleasure to build, my only additions were the Eduard zoom set, hypodermic needle gun barrels and a Milliput shroud behind the cockpit. It […]

Fill ‘er up…1/48 Hasegawa Ki-44 gets gassed.

by Bill Koppos on February 6, 2013 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

I had built the 1/48 Isuzu petrol truck with the Ki-45 Kawasaki “Nick” it came with, and thought it would work well with the Shoki too. So I set up this quick scene using a generic base, a couple of […]

1/72 Fw-190 D-9

by Anders Isaksson on February 6, 2013 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

This Dora is finished as an aircraft belonging to JG26 during 1944-45. The model is the Tamiya offering built straight from the box with a set of Eduard seatbelts added. All markings were painted on with Eduard masks, using an […]

1/48 Hasegawa F4U-4 as Tom Hudner’s airplane

by Tom Cleaver on February 5, 2013 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

One of the most poignant tales of the Korean War is that of Lt.(j.g.) Thomas J. Hudner, Jr., and Ensign Jesse L. Brown, Jr., fellow Corsair pilots in VF-32. Their story is inextricably woven into one of the greatest tales […]

Tamiya 1/24 Renault Alpine 110C

by James Kelley on February 5, 2013 · in Automotive — 3 Comments

Tamiya’s Alpine 110C, built OOB. Engine was airbrushed with Testor’s Metallizer Aluminum & Tamiya Clear Blue, then given an acrylic wash. Frame and interior airbrushed with Polly Scale Engine Black. Exterior was painted with Tamiya Metallic Blue from the rattle […]

Old Otaki P-47

by Don Cruzan on February 5, 2013 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

As mentioned in my profile………………….not very good, but still at it. This is the only P-47 I have so far. I like the Tamiya kits but can’t afford them. This was $5.00 at a show. Built S.O.B. Still had fun […]

Tamiya 1/48th Scale F4U-2, “BLACK GEORGE” VMF (N)- 532, South Pacific, 1944

by David Hansen on February 5, 2013 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

This is the Tamiya F4U-1 Birdcage Corsair, built with the optional conversion parts to do an F4U-2 Night Fighter. It’s the third 48th scale WWII Pacific Fighter i’ve finished, dating back around mid 2007. It’s also the first model i […]

USAF Thunderbolts Part 2 – P-47D22 “Miss Behave”

by Tolga ULGUR on February 5, 2013 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

This is my 1/48 Tamiya P-47 D 22 Thunderbolt (Miss Behave) finished on the markings of 82 nd FS, 78 th FG, 8th AF based at Duxford – England in November 1944 I built it several years ago OOB except […]

USAF Thunderbolts Part 1 – P-47D28 “Rat A Dat”

by Tolga ULGUR on February 5, 2013 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

This is 1/48 Tamiya P-47D28 Thunderbolt with the markings of 353 rd FG, 8th AF based at Raydon-England, during the late summer of 1944. ( Rat a Dat was flown by Lt. Ken Gallup ) Cockpit modified by Eduard PE […]