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Malta’s 1000th – Hasegawa 1/48th Mk.Vb/trop Conversion

by Erik Wade Whipple on December 23, 2012 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

Another Mk.Vb converted to ‘c’. Changes and add-ons same as for the one posted earlier for Beurling’s ‘UF-S’, only real difference is large cannon bulges and the model was painted dark grey in accordance with the recollections of Laddie Lucas […]

Malta Spitfire- Hasegawa 1/48th Mk.Vb/trop Conversion

by Erik Wade Whipple on December 23, 2012 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

This model was converted to a Mk.Vc by replacing filling, sanding, and rescribing the wings. A lot. It features Ultracast exhausts, propeller & spinner, wheels, and seat w/Sutton harness. Paints were mixed from Floquil military flats and the decals came […]

1/48 Tamiya P-47D15 Thunderbolt

by Tolga ULGUR on December 23, 2012 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

This is 1/48 Tamiya P-47D15 with the markings of 404th Fighter group, 9th US Air Force in England during June 1944. This project is to bring back memories of my childhood days (maybe the happiest days of our lives) in […]

Monogram 1/48th T-6 Texan

by Craig Abrahamson on December 23, 2012 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

I tried to replicate the three aircraft belonging to the folks at the facility where I had my three flights in each of their T-6’s over the past few years. The three kits were of usual Monogram quality, but I’ve […]

Hasegawa 1/48th P-40E/Kittyhawk Mk. I

by Erik Wade Whipple on December 22, 2012 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

This model, representing a machine flown by Sq. Ldr. Dicky Cresswell, was built alongside the USAAC P-40E that I posted earlier. I used Ultracast seat w/Sutton harness, exhausts, and wheels plus decals from the Cutting Edge PYN-Art Series. I opted […]

CyberHobby/Dragon 1/32 Bf109E-4B

by DougN on December 22, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

Here is my rendition of Leutnant Heindel’s Messerschmitt Bf109E-4B of Stab II/Jadgeschwader 54 based in Arad, Romania during March 1941. The 1/32 CyberHobby kit was built out of the box, and I added the aerial and used the excellent Hussar […]

President Eisenhower’s “Columbine III” Heller 1/72 Super Connie

by Tom Cleaver on December 22, 2012 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

I personally don’t think there was a more beautiful airliner ever made than the Constellation, and I like the Super Constellation with its long lean look to be the best of the bunch. Doing it in simple natural metal, as […]

1/72 LVG C.V

by John Healy on December 22, 2012 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

This is a Sierra Scale vacuform kit from around 1988. These were outstandingly crisp vac kits that were the only game in town for many WW1 types years ago. Sierra Scale kits build superbly. I painted it with Humbrol enamels […]

1/72 SSW D.III

by John Healy on December 22, 2012 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

This is a Pegasus limited run kit from the late ’80s. It’s still one of my favorite models. I scratchbuilt my first cockpit using the Windsock Datafile as a reference on this one I used kit markings, Superscale lozenge, brass […]

1/72 Pfalz D.IIIa

by John Healy on December 22, 2012 · in Aviation

This is the Meikraft kit that appeared around 1989. I eagerly awaited this one to be released! It is a first generation limited run injection molded kit that still holds up well in my opinion. I used modified Berthold markings […]