12 RAF Coltishall Jaguars were sent to Muharraq International Airport, Bahrain in October of 1990. Here would be their base of operation throughout if and when the war would start. Several modifications were[...]
Hi all, Presenting a recently completed diorama/vignette.
The Story (please allow my fictional, artistic license)….A USS Arizona Kingfisher crew out scrounging supplies for the Saturday night party back at the O-Club….Dec 6, 1941. I think we [...]
MiG-25PDS, belonged to 146th Guardian Fighter Aviation Regiment by the name 60th anniversary of VLKSM (youth communist organisation in USSR), 8th Separate Aerial Army of USSR Air Defence System, Vasilkov, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, 198[...]
This is but one of the Hueys I flew during my tour with the 134th AHC. This is a 2nd Plt Huey as noted by the white accent markings. 1st Plt birds carried red marking where these are white. The UH-1Cs and Ms, our gunships, had light blue accen[...]
This was built for a customer and it reflects a scheme from 1940. The actual airplane is a restored T-6 and is done up in this fashion. The restored a/c and the photos of the original show that it had a 94th Pursuit Squadron emblem on the fusela[...]
Firstly, a confession. This is a re-post of one of my favourite aircraft & like many others
(I think) I was hoping that the new Kitty hawk kit would bring me the satisfaction I have been waiting so many years for. Didn't happen! There have [...]
This was the third of my South African Air Force jet builds. The kit gave me virtually no issues, apart from the dive brakes not fitting too well in the closed position. Finish is good and the surface detail is fine. Paints used were Mr Color, t[...]
Just off the bench last night. Built completely OOB with kit decals used. Finished in Gunze Mr. Color and Tamiya. Painted the elevator travel areas a there was no decal for them. Kit seat was used. Not that bad of a kit. Wish there was som[...]
Here's my first entry into this group build, I couldn't find another subject with more than three cat references, this one has "CAT", "Jaguar" and "Kitty". It is, of course, Kittyhawk's 1/48 kit, which I managed to build with few problems other[...]
Into the final stages of the build now, but first I wanted to revisit a comment I made in Part 2 about the side vents at the base of the rotor mast. There have been one or two comments about this and I wanted to clarify an issue.
Step 11 in t[...]