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Progress on the latest effort grande

by G. Ley on November 21, 2017 in Diorama -- 17 Comments

This is a works-in-progress layout to assess initial positioning of structures. It’s like working on a model of an architectural proposal with a lot more detail.The projected cost overruns of this project make it worthy of a government contract. The […]

Airfix 1/72 C-47

by Brad Bronov on July 31, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

So, this is a little out of my wheelhouse, as I build primarily 1/48 postwar jets. The origin of this particular build started off quiet unexpectedly, as is often the case with me. While perusing a thread on a Facebook […]

Monogram R-4D/C-47

by Robert Royes on April 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Wanting to do a c-47/DC-3 for awhile now, but being space challenged even with 1/72 multi engine birds, and 1/144 being to fiddly for my aged fingers, I compromised on Monograms 1/90ish kit. Got it online a 1983 issue of […]

Taiden,Korea 1945/46

by Robert Royes on March 10, 2017 in Photo Collections -- 8 Comments

Some photos that my father took in Taiden Korea circa1945/46,the crashed C-47 was a ‘Jungle Skipper’, I don’t know what the Japanese aircraft are, name that plane? Photo 8 is my father. By this time he was part of the […]

Film of EDO floats on C-47 1942 from factory

by Robert Royes on October 14, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 9 Comments

This might be of interest to all. I found this on you tube while researching my water wings build. The film was made by the grandfather of the person who posted it on you tube,Robert W Martens, although my father […]

Douglas C 47 B Dakota, A65-78, ARDU RAAF Edinburgh SA 1979.

by Allan J Withers on May 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

1/72 Italeri, my first C 47, with Eduard photo etch, finished in Model Master enamels with Roo decals and Future, used by Aircraft Research and Development Unit to check navigation equipment at ADF air bases.

1: 72 Airfix C-47 French Airforce

by Michelle Edwards on December 25, 2015 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Airfix’s great representation of the C-47 Dakota this time finished as `Franche-Comte’ in French Indochina, using Berna decals and using a mix of Vallejo Model Air, Gunze and Citadel paints.

1/48 Monogram C-47

by Tom Bebout on August 20, 2015 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Built this kit several years ago and it was my first try at a multi-engine aircraft, after years of absence from this hobby. Built it to honor my dad who made 21 jumps from this type during the war. It’s […]

D-Day C-47A of the 94TCS / 439TCG at Devon U.K.

by Frank Cronin on June 7, 2014 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

This aircraft was flown by the Group Commander of 94TCS / 438TCG, Colonel C. H. Young. The painting on the nose of the aircraft is of a sailing ship named Argonia. Argonia was the hometown of Colonel Young. I have […]

D-Day C-47 Skytrain

by Josh Patterson on June 6, 2014 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Well, it’s 9:15 p.m. Central and I just finished mowing my Dad’s yard. Now that work is over, I can contribute to the D-Day build. I know I said I could get this done in two weeks, and I probably […]