First completion of the year, essentially started before the Christmas holiday but just now completed. This is the old Accurate Miniatures kit of the A-36 Apache from which the now defunct company produced various versions of early P-51's. I did[...]
This 1/48th scale kit is typically AM in quality and fit. Nothing added that wasn't included in the box. Anything "atypical" is [sadly] user-error. I completed the entire build in a weekend. There are obvious omissions (antenna wire, nav lights[...]
i built one of these last year and posted it but was never satisfied with the result...removed the post and trashed the model...the national insignia's on the wing and fuselage are different...one of course is larger and i flubbed it up...then i[...]
I don't really think this machine needs much of an introduction! Here it is equipped with sidewinder missiles in 1:32nd scale. The kit is an old Revell kit from 1986, I managed to get it for twenty quid on E-bay! The seatbelts are aftermarket ho[...]
This is the A-36A owned by Tom Friedkin, after it was restored for flight by Fighter Rebuilders in 2010. The airplane is now painted like the A-36A from the 86th FBG with the mission marks all over the fuselage, one of the decal options in the [...]
Not as glamorous an aircraft as its pure fighter stablemates, but a hard worker nonetheless.
This represents a 'plane serving in Italy sometime in 1943-44. Worn, faded & dirty.
I built this kit quite some time ago & it still stands up we[...]
Since we had amazing run on Airacobra's, and I don't have one built yet to display, figure an early Mustang would be the next best thing. If I remember correctly this is AM first kit ever offered was the Apache, new approach, detailed info t[...]
Stolen in early 1944 by an escaped Romanian officer from an Allied forward base in Italy-on a dark and stormy night. Flown at wave top level across the Adriatic to a hidden location in the area of Transylvania, where it was re-marked and modifie[...]