The model in the the picture is a 1/48 scale italeri, with aires interior and engine from italeri exterior set . the picture was taken on the venice show in florida 2013 , engine cover was made by tissue paper and white glue.
This is my rendition of one of many MiG 17's that came into Israel's hands in 1965,there are different accounts of how this aircraft was captured,some say the pilot defected others that it was forced down in the heat of battle by superior IAF pi[...]
This was my first Hobby Boss kit. I started in earnest last fall and hit the first "snag" soon after. I had to repaint the seat several times to get the effect I wanted and stopped construction for several weeks. The I took up the gauntlet ag[...]
Everybody always wonders, what will happen to their stash when they're gone? Will SWMBO just trash it? Well, not necessarily. CINC Le Chateu du Chat likes to go to estate sales. She has found lots of good stuff at great prices, as have I (we[...]
Patrol Boat, River (PBR)...I ordered this kit a couple weeks ago from Scalehobbyist. I like to do the occasional "floaty thing" and this looked to be a fairly easy build. I was a little surprised (although I shouldn't have been) when I opened t[...]
This is the second armor model I built after returning to the hobby. It is also my first Sherman. Was inspired to build this one after reading "Breakout at Normandy". I found a Testor's boxing of the Italeri kit for $15.00. A buddy of mine, [...]
This is the old Monogram, ex-Aurora, F-111A Swing Wing Fighter kit.
I back dated the kit to represent the first RTD&E aircraft. Backdating the aircraft wasn't that hard. The major modification is the fuel dump area in between the two engin[...]
This is the original 1977 MPC release of Darth Vaders TIE Fighter. The kit, being an original release went together very well! The biggest draw back of this kit is that there is a warp molded into the kit that is really impossible to fix. So wha[...]
This is the Academy 1/35 OH-58D Kiowa Warrior. This was probably the hardest helicopter model I have ever built. It has excellent detail and comes with excellent weapons. I added wiring to the aft cabin avionics LRUs.
This model is part of a sm[...]
Thought I'd make post before leaving for the IPMS Region IV Regionals at Dayton, Oh tomorrow.
The B-10 was the US Army Air Force's first all steel monoplane bomber and went into service in 1934.
This is the Williams Brothers 1/72 kit. Box stock [...]