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1/48 Hasegawa “Year of the Cat” F6F-5K Hellcat “Target Tow / Drone “

by Louis Gardner on January 20, 2018 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Here she is in all her glory……………. hot off the work bench. This one was built as one of four F6F Hellcats that I was building at the same time in our “Year of the Cat” Group Build. I wanted […]

Italeri 1:48 Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless NZ5060, RNZAF Piva, April 1944

by Krzysztof Szałecki on January 20, 2018 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

No. 25 Squadron of the Royal New Zealand Air Force was formed at Seagrove, Auckland in July 1943 with Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bombers and served in the Southern Pacific based at the Piva Airstrip on Bougainville, flying missions against […]

Tamiya 1:48 Spitfire Mk.I A N3108 ‘RF-P’ – 303 Squadron, Northolt, January 1941

by Krzysztof Szałecki on January 20, 2018 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

A long-awaited project. One of the most beautiful machines in history in the colors of the legendary Polish 303 Squadron. The cabin will be upgraded with a full set of photo-etched parts. We will also open the engine compartment to […]

1/48 Dassault Rafale M

by John Healy on January 15, 2018 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

This is the very nicely molded Revell kit. The Rafale is my favorite modern jet and the kit has been in my stash for years. I waited to build it until I found an eye catching set of markings to […]

Hurricane Mk IV

by Alan Price on January 13, 2018 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Here is my Hurricane Mk IV, this is a 6 Squadron aircraft flown by Bert Newman in late 1944/early 1945. Bert has recently been interviewed by John Mollison and this will appear on Johns website ( ) soon. Bert […]

Accurate Miniatures 1/48 P-400

by Tom Bebout on January 13, 2018 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Just a little nudge for someone building an awesome 1/32 P-400 on iModeler. Completed this kit probably 7 years ago after deciding to build models again. Boy have I learned a lot since then. This was my first attempt at […]

Tamiya 1/48 P-51D “Big Beautiful Doll” & 1941 Ford…Lt. Col. John Landers…35 1/2 kills

by bob mack on January 10, 2018 in Aviation -- 27 Comments


The Quonset hut

by G. Ley on January 8, 2018 in Diorama -- 8 Comments

As previously stated, I try incorporating as many details from my life as possible in these dioramas. Thanks to the Marines, I have intimate familiarity with Quonset, or as the British say “Nissen”, hut and because we used them on […]

The Wooden Bee and the Story of the Auca Five

by David A. Thomas on January 8, 2018 in Uncategorized -- 23 Comments

Here is my modest contribution to the Year of the Cat, and it is simultaneously a legacy build. The former is tenuously justified by the fact that the model in question bears the nickname “Cub” (the PA-14 Piper Cub, to […]

Hasegawa 1/48 “Year of the Cat” F6F-5 Hellcat, the first U.S. Navy Blue Angels plane

by Louis Gardner on January 7, 2018 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

Tonight’s presentation is hot of the work bench. It is the second completed build for this year, (but most of the work was done last year…………..). I have been building a set of four Hasegawa F6F Hellcats as part of […]