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Hasegawa 1/48 P-39Q 100th Fighter Squadron

by Tom Bebout on October 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

I’m been wanting to do the various planes flown by the Tuskegee Airman and this is the second one I’ve completed. The first was a P-40L “Ace of Pearls” which I posted here several years ago. Like most Tuskegee aircraft […]

Monogram 1/48 P-39 Airacobra 2Lt William F. Fiedler 347th FG 68 & 70FS

by Tom Bebout on September 24, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

In my stash were some P-39 decals depicting an Airacobra flown by a 2Lt Bill Fiedler, who had the distinction of being the only American Ace to claim all 5 victories flying the P-39. Being a history buff I was […]

Monogram 1/48 P-39 as a Portuguese P-39D 1943

by Dan DeSilva on August 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

I have always had an interest in Portuguese aircraft, as my parents are both from the Acores. This diorama was built as a curiosity for my dad, as he had always seen me building kits from my early teens up […]

MPC 1/72 P-39 Aircobra

by Greg Kittinger on August 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

This was a pretty enjoyable project – turning an old “dog” kit into a decent representation. This was the old MPC “Profile Series” P-39 (I understand MPC are re-boxed Airfix kits). I love the pacific theater birds marked with white […]

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 […]

And now for something completely different… A “What If”, a “Definite Maybe”, and a “Just Because”!

by Roberto Silva Cuevas on March 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Hi Everyone… Today I finished up the Mitsubishi J2M in the colors of an actual Ki-61 that was captured by the U.S. Marines during WWII. I think it catches the spirit of the “What If” without going to overboard. Next […]

Bell P 39F Airacobra, A53-6, 82 Sqn RAAF Bankstown NSW 1943.

by Allan J Withers on January 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

1/72 Academy, with Eduard photo etch, I modified a few things, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels and Polly scale acrylic with Future and Xtra flat over kit and Red Roo decals.

Monogram 1/48 P-39

by George Henderson on December 21, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Continuing with the oddball schemes. A P-39Q Zebra Training aircraft, used to train air-gunners. This was the forerunner to the P-63 Pinball aircraft

Hasegawa 1/48 Airacobra I/P-400

by Tom Cleaver on August 28, 2016 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

The Airacobra I was an export version of the P-39 very similar to the P-39D, other than the 37mm Oldmobile cannon was exchanged for a 20mm Oerlikon. The Airacobra I went operational with 610 Squadron in the fall of 1941, […]

Monogram 1/48 P-39 Airacobra

by Tom Bebout on June 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Probably the most brilliantly engineered fighter of WWII, the P-400/P-39 was designed around the Oldsmobile 37mm cannon. Because of the weight and recoil force of this cannon,it necessitated the gun to be mounted in the nose firing thru the propeller […]