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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

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CHINO AIR SHOW May 5-6 2018 Planes of Fame

If anyone should be in So California on the first weekend of May. Come on down to Chino, California, about an hour east of Los Angeles, in the Inland Empire. WWII B-25’s, P-38’s B-17’s, P-47, Tigercats, Mustangs, the N9MB Flying […]

1/48 Scale Monogram B-17G Flying Fortress

The Monogram B-17G was the first big multi-engine aircraft model that I ever built when I was a kid. It was big and it had a lot of guns. The bomb bay could not be displayed open, but that was […]

The Golden Age of Modeling

This is about a model I want to build. As my profile indicates, I am a college professor. This past semester I was chatting with one of my students, one Andrew Schaffner, himself a veteran of Afghanistan. He mentioned that […]

B-17 “The Little Miss Mischief”, 1/72 Academy

Yes. B-17. I know that It’s wrong build because The Mischief was B-17G with Bubble Gun turret in her chin but This is B-17F. This is my only wanted color scheme and the Memphis bell was only kit I had […]

B-17G “The Betty-L” HK Models 1/32e

Hello; First I present the “Betty-L”: Why this plane there in particular? Well I like to make assemblies that have a history; this “anonymous” plane among so many others will have paid the high price during one of the many […]

RAF Fortress III Detail Photos

Following on from last week’s post on my RAF Fortress III, I said that when the new issue of AMW was out I’d post some detail photos. Well the new issue is out tomorrow so here are the photos as […]

Airfix B-17 100 Group

This is my first post in a while, I’ve been busy building though. This is the Airfix 1:72 B-17 built from the new kit which is a 100 Group RAF Fortress III version. This has all the Eduard sets – […]

B-17 Done!

Well here she is, mostly out of the box, I did use a squadron main canopy, Eduard ignition harnesses, and a Cheyenne tail turret from the Monogram Pro Modeler kit, graciously donated to me by a Hyperscaler. I did not […]

Academy B-17F “Shamrock Special”

Hey guys, here’s my try at Academy Fortress. Almost OOB, with exception of QB gun barrels and scratchbuilt landing lights. Markings are from Revell, since i always wanted to do “Shamrock”, with it’s replacement tail, it makes otherwise dull overall […]

Wooden it be nice……

To have some really thin wood to do the plywood flooring of a B-17? My daughter gave me some thin wood samples after she graduated industrial design school and they are perfect for replicating things such as the flooring of […]