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Lockheed P-38 Lightning

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Flying Dragon – P-38 Lightning of the 459th FS, Burma

This is the old 1/48 Monogram P-38 Lightning updated somewhat. I started the kit because I had the original Aeromaster decal sheet with the dragon’s mouths done in the wrong colors (later printings had a correction sheet) The result was […]

English Electric Lightning F-2a 1/72 Airfix

Hi, I wanted to present you my last model. I think that it is a fantastic plane with the two engine. I choose the last Airfix kit and the Pavla cockpit. As usual, I put little details on the gear […]

English Electric P.1A

This is an aircraft to love. Big, brutal and simple. If you think you recognize its basic shape you are quite right. This is the forefather of the EE Lightning. A few changes were made on the production machines, more […]

1/48 Airfix English Electric Lightning F1A: Cold War Warrior

1/48 Airfix English Electric F1A Lightning: Just finished this today after about a week and a half of working on it. It is OOB except for the detail in the cockpit, seat, and behind canopy. Also added a few bits […]

Work in Progress: 1/48 Airfix English Electric Lightning F1

Recently Airfix has released several new mold model kits which I was told demonstrated significant improvements in every aspect over the older Airfix kits. It had been a while since I had built any Airfix kit due to my dissatisfaction […]

South African Nationals 2018: Aircraft

These aircraft were just some of the many models entered in the 1/72 – 1/32 scale classes. My Westland Wyvern 1/48 Trumpeter was awarded the best in show for 1/48 scale and my Huey Hog Gunship 1/35 Academy MRC for […]

1/48 Minicraft P-38L Putt Putt Maru

I had the Minicraft 1/48 P-38J kit- but it sat for a while because I was not sure how I would deal with all the stripes on the tail and spinners. The decals from the kit sheet and the Hasegawa […]

Revell BAC Lightning F.6 – 1/72

Hi guys, after a long period of abstinence, I came back with an interesting and unusual British fighter from the cold war era. This Revell Lightning is a simple, easy-to-assemble kit, good for warm up after a standing period. A […]

Academy P-38M Nightmare…er, Night Lightning (or) the P-38M in Japan and Why It Matters to Me

Warning: This is a lengthier than usual post, so read on at your own peril. History of the Bird The P-38M captured my imagination some time ago, and I decided this point in my return to modeling was my chance […]

Father and Son Builds!

Well, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. My eldest son Bill (6 years old going on 38) decided he wanted to join in the fun again! He has a growing of love of jets so our first joint-build […]