This is an earlier refurb. of Aurora’s Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea’s Seaview I changed the nose portals window panes from the original eight.
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This is Aurora’s space clipper Orion from 2001 Space Odyssey. it’s a1975 issue. Another one I couldn’t get rid of. I was originally going to refurb it sitting on top of a Saturn booster, that’s how the story in the […]
This is Monograms reissue of aurora’s 1/48 M-4 Sherman, it came in a combo kit with Monograms 1/48 Fw-190. Being not much of an armor guy I wasn’t sure how to detail it, Having lost the decal sheet, I was […]
These are kits my father built during his retirement before he passed and returned to Mars in 2012, he had a lot more but I couldn’t keep them all. Each one has a little elec. motor in the nose, he […]
This is the rather awful Revell (old Aurora) kit disguised as a Corsair II. It takes it’s [rightful] place among other Navy jets of the era (I didn’t have one of these). The fit wasn’t all THAT bad, but the […]
Here’s an aircraft diorama I worked on for about three months (250+ hours). The overall size makes it difficult to photograph, so apart from a few overviews at middle distance I’ve included several shots of local areas in the scene. […]
The XF-90, a experimental aircraft, was an example of Kelly Johnson’s Skunk Works. Designed as a long range escort fighter that could accompany the B-36 intercontinental bomber, changing technology had the jet redesigned as an interceptor. Only two examples were […]
In 1933, the “Jungmeister” (Young Champion) 133 was the flegling Luftwaffe’s primary trainer. As an export, it was flying in 20 different countries by 1937. It’s still flying, in a modified form, aerobatics at todays airshows. At 3 1/8th inches […]
Like many of you, I’ve built my share of models when I was a youngster. And perhaps like me, your model inventory got thinned out on the 4th of July. For some unknown reason the models I present today are […]
Back in the day (again?) Aurora’s WW1 jobs were some of the better models out there. They were outstanding compared to say, the burgundy Messerchmitt or yellow Zero. I built almost all of them back then, and have a pile […]