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Grumman F3F-3

by Julian Shawyer on November 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 34 Comments

This is the Accurate Miniature F3F-1 biplane. I made it back in 2000 when it was first released. I made the kit straight out of the box, which included the etched rigging. If memory serves me right, any of the […]

F9F-2P Panther

by Julian Shawyer on November 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 36 Comments

Trumpeter 1/48 scale F9F-2 built straight out of the box just adding etched seat belts. Aeromaster sea blue was used to paint the model using the decals supplied. The base is resin PSP planking painted with humbrol metalcote with markings […]

The Flying Tank

by Julian Shawyer on October 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 34 Comments

This is the Tamiya 1/48th Ilyushin Il-2 Sturmovik It’s built straight from the box. The only addition was the pilots seat harness. All the paints used were Tamiya acrylics. The wing joint was so good, I painted the fuselage and […]

Avenger

by Julian Shawyer on October 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

Accurate Miniature TBM-3 Avenger 1/48th scale. The only addition is the harness. This kit is over 20 years old now. This version was released in 1996. It’s painted in Aeromaster acrylic. Markings are from USS Intrepid.