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1/32 Hobbycraft P-51 RAF Mustang 1A

by Tolga ULGUR on September 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

This is 1/32 Hobbycraft P-51 Mustang 1A finished with the RAF markings ( May 1944 ) Hobbycraft s kit is a scaled up version of 1/48 Accurate Miniatures Mustangs. Cockpit modified by Vector set. Seat belts are from Eduard. I […]

Captain Richard E. Fleming,USMC, VMSB-241, Accurate Miniatures, Vought SB2U-3 Vindicator

I saved this for last of my builds for Midway. A Marine first and foremost, Capt Fleming was fully aware of the limitations of the Vindicator, facing a far more superior force in the Japanese Navy. Faster planes, ships bristling […]

Hasegawa 1/48 SBD-3

by Rick Wilkes on June 7, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 18 Comments

It’s been so long ago that I built this kit I can only be sure that it was before Y2K. As punishment for my sins I decided that I would see if I could add enough detail to a Hasegawa […]

Vought SB2U-3, “Vindicator”, ‘VMSB-241’, Midway Atoll

This model represents a “Vindicator” attached to Marine Bombing Squadron Two Forty One, (VMSB-241). It was flown by 2nd Lt. Sumner Whitten, with Sgt. Frank E. Zelnis, as gunner. After unsuccessfully attacking the Japanese battleship HMIJNS Haruna, “Number Eleven” was […]

1/48 Accurate Miniatures SBD-3 Dauntless, USS Enterprise VB-6, flown by Lt. Cmdr. Richard Best

by Louis Gardner on June 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

75 years ago today “Dick” Best changed history with a single 1,000 pound bomb. At that exact instant, he also changed the course of the War in favor of the United States in the Pacific Theater. It has been written […]

Midway Group Build, VT-8 “Torpedo 8” Grumman TBF-1 Avenger, 1/48 Accurate Miniatures

by Louis Gardner on June 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Here’s another historically significant plane from the Midway Group build. This plane represents the sole surviving Grumman TBF Avenger from Torpedo 8. This plane managed to limp back home after being mauled by Japanese Zero fighters on June 4th, 1942, […]

VMSB-241 SB2U-3

by Tom Cleaver on June 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

The Vindicator at Midway: VMSB-1, the “east coast” Marine Scout-Dive Bomber unit, was renumbered VMSB-231 in October 1941 and sent to the west coast as war clouds gathered in the Pacific. In November, the unit was sent on to MCAS […]

Coral Sea, Part Three: Douglas SBD-3, Dauntless

Part Three, is Accurate Miniatures, AWESOME 1:48 scale kit of this famous dive bomber. It is in the markings of the aircraft flown from USS Lexington, by Ens John A Leppla, and John Liska, for attacks against IJN Shoho on […]

1/48 Accurate Miniatures B-25D Mitchell “Tondelayo”

by Tolga ULGUR on May 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

This is 1/48 Accurate Miniatures B-25D Mitchell finished with the markings of Tondelayo from 500th BS 345th BG in Nadzab New Guinea during 1944. Camouflage is Olive drab over Neutral grey with red cowl rings and a white stripe completely […]

1/48 Academy P-51B

by Geoffrey Abreu on April 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

This is the Academy (Accurate Miniatures) 1/48 P-51B. Maketar masks were used for the national insignia and squadron codes. I replicated the scheme that came in the box but painted the markings on instead of using the supplied decals. The […]