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Red Baron is done!

by Rob Anderson on June 26, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 6 Comments

An enjoyable build! Almost decided not to make the little Tri-plane, but decided what the heck. The body of the car is Tamiya flat red coated in multiple coats of Tamiya clear red. The chrome was mostly all re-done with […]

Next up, back to 1968………..

by Rob Anderson on June 16, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 4 Comments

Well, I think I probably built this kit about 69-70, second run that had the Tri Plane in it. The first issue did not include it, and modelers especially the target age of 8-12 year old boys, wrote in to […]

B-17 Done!

by Rob Anderson on June 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Well here she is, mostly out of the box, I did use a squadron main canopy, Eduard ignition harnesses, and a Cheyenne tail turret from the Monogram Pro Modeler kit, graciously donated to me by a Hyperscaler. I did not […]

North American X15, 66670, NASA, Edwards Air Force Base California 1961.

by Allan J Withers on June 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

1/72 Monogram, I shortened the fuselage and removed some things to convert the kit back to the original X15, hinged the rudder and elevators also scribed the panel lines, finished in Revell and MM enamels with Future and Xtracrylix flat […]

Midway Group Build 1/48 Monogram P-39 Airacobra 42nd Fighter Sqd

by Tom Bebout on June 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

On June 3,1944 the Japanese began their offensive against American forces station in Alaska, at Dutch Harbor. Most of their bombs fell into the harbor and little damaged occurred. They would return on June 4th and set oil storage tanks […]

Douglas TBD-1, “Devastator”, ‘Torpedo Eight’, USS Hornet

Number 8-T-16 was another of the aircraft lost the morning of 4 June, 1942 during the Battle of Midway. This is the aircraft of the C. O. of Torpedo Squadron Eight, (VT-8), Lt. Cdr. John Waldron. During the Battle, Lt. […]

Monogram 1/48 Douglas Devastator TBD-1,USN, VT-8. Ens George Gay Midway June 4 1942

Ens George Gay didn’t get much sleep the night of June 3rd, knowing what he was about to do in the morning. Reports were coming in from the P-boats (PBY Catalinas) of what has transpired the previous day and during […]

1/48 Monogram Douglas TBD Devastator, USS Enterprise, 04 June 1942

by Louis Gardner on June 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

This is the picture that inspired the markings for my build, which was part of the recent Midway Group build. This plane has interior green paint inside the cockpit. More on that in a few…………………… There were a series of […]

Monogram 1/72 P-36C 28th C.G. Elmendorf AK.? Midway/Aleutians

by Robert Royes on June 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Hearing that P-36s were in Alaska around the time period of the build and having few other candidates I decided on building my blue boxed Hawk. Now for a paint scheme, which was harder than I planned, On the net. […]

1/48 Monogram PBY-5A Catalina, VP-44 Ensign Jack Reid, “44-P-4” Midway Group build

by Louis Gardner on June 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

Almost exactly to the minute. Around 9AM, Midway time, which happens to be 4PM here on the Eastern coast of the US. 75 years ago today…………….. this plane spotted the Japanese invasion forces, consisting of mainly transports. These forces were […]