For this one, I chose the scheme from the “Pink Aviation” skydiving aircraft. Unusal aircraft, and paint job !
Another great kit by Tamiya, so what else can I say. Fit was spot on and other than the need of some extra detail in the respective cockpits, the kit is awesome. I only say that because for some it’s […]
Hey Folks, I’ve been away for a bit, but still building. Thought I’d post a few pictures of one of my latest builds. Loved the kit and it went together very well. A minimum of fit issues and the detail […]
F4D-1’s of VF-141 “Iron Angels” were aboard USS Bon Homme Richard CVA-31 during the time I was aboard in 1957-58. They came aboard in June for a West Pac cruise. This was the first deployment of a West coast squadron […]
This is the Accurate Miniatures gem – I was so happy when they finally released a good model of my favorite Grumman fighter. The model is done OOB with kit decals, to depict F3F-2 BuNo 0976, flown by 1st Lt. […]
During the Viet Nam War the Skyraider saw extensive service. Aside from attack duties, it was used in various forms as transports, ambulances, freighters, target tugs, and rescue helicopter escorts. Twice, Skyraiders from VA-25 and VA-176 engaged in air to […]
This started life as a club project, where everyone was to build a 1/48 Pegasus EZ Build kit, a snap-tite, any way we wanted to. This done in authentic Kreigsmarine A/C colors, with the obvious float added. Lots of fun, […]
This the engine I’m working on for my current project. I am really impressed with Zvezda’s quality! I will post more pics as the project moves along.
This is the Hasegawa F4U-7, as flown by 15 Flotille from Arromanches at the Suez intervention, decals from MDC. 40 years ago, I helped restore BuNo 133722, the last F4U-7 in existence and the last Corsair built still in existence, […]
Here’s the HobbyBoss F-105D in 48th. The kit has way too many parts, that make construction difficult, especially the wings. The seperate spoilers on the upper wing are a pain and it’s a pain to get the spoilers to lay […]