I had this model sitting in my stash for over 20 years. Never gave it much of a look due to its age, and many other more modern models waiting to hit the workbench. But one day between projects, and […]
The F4B Channel at iModeler
Boeing F4B and P-12
The Hasegawa P-12E, done with kit decals for the B Flight leader of the 6th Pursuit Squadron in Hawaii, circa 1932-33. Kit was modified with a tail skid, and the wingtip lights were changed from the Navy version.
Further proof of how good the Hasegawa 1/32 “Between the wars” kits are. The raised panel detail on this kit is dead-on, comparing it with the 1:1 P-12E (painted as an F4B-3) at Chino. My old friend the late Dick […]
Here are a few snaps of my latest completion, the old, but very good, 1/32 Hasegawa kit painted as the 4th section leader of VF-6’s aircraft. I worked on this model on-and-off (mostly off) over the past 3 years and […]