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 and used model rai[...]
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 wire rigging, an[...]
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 from a Revell F[...]
Wanted to make a biplane in Soviet painting, serial and bright. The choice is clear, that is the famous "Kukuruznik" An-2. All the more so with the same, only in green color DOSAAF, I had the good fortune to make some jumps.
I think the technol[...]
Having cut my plactic modelling teeth on Airfix, I am delighted to see them coming back strongly with a whole range of superb models. As something different from a diet of F-15s, 16s, 18s, F-4s, Mustangs & Messerschmitts (which I love - trul[...]
I built this P-40E to serve as a general specimen to represent how so many of them began their service life, regardless of which allied nation might receive them. I've always found the P-40E in the color photograph (above) published in one of E[...]
This is my Heinkel He51W, very hard to assemble kit.
No major changes, is practically fact box.
Hope you like it.
Legendary ANT-25 Tupolev, Sukhoi.
Transpolar flight June 18-20, 1937.
The plane, operated V.I. Chkalov, G.F. Baidukov and A.V. Belyakov, starting in Moscow for the first time in aviation history flew over the North Pole and landed in Portland[...]
This is the Hasegawa Ki.61 kit with the Alley Cat drop-fit fuselage conversion for the Ki.100-1b. One of the easiest conversions out there, a good one for a modeler who hasn't done a lot of conversions to start with.
An old project from the past.
This is 1/48 Dragon Junkers Ju-88 A4 with the markings of Stab II /KG 77 in Sicily-Gerbini airfield during 1942. Though it has usual 70/71 camouflage ,it is filled also with RLM 76 and 79 stains on the upper and s[...]