Tonight’s article is about a model that I built many years ago. It was built right out of the box and no aftermarket items were used other than a little “Bare Metal Foil” on the propeller. I built this plane […]
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After seeing Terry’s beautiful D3A2 model posted yesterday, I thought I’d stick my neck out with one I had built a few years back. It’s a terrific model, that fits well, and a subject that really needed to be updated, […]
As with most model guys, I strive to find that different and / or unusual scheme , that sparks a little more interest or attraction to one’s project. Scanning books and the internet for Japanese aircraft, especially those few samples […]
Here’s the most recent masterpiece from Bill Bosworth. A 1/32 scratchbuilt D3A-1 Val dive bomber. Done as one of the Vals that was shot down at Pearl Harbor.
Built this ages ago but haven’t managed to upload it – sorry guys! Although an old kit and picked up for a bargain at £5! As well as a few touch ups in the cockpit, it soon came out a […]
The Val was Japan’s naval dive bomber, comparable to the American Dauntless or Germany’s Stuka. Vals were significant contributors to the expansion of the Greater Co-prosperity Sphere in 1941-42. As the front line bomber on Japanese carriers, she brought terror […]