After having had a look at what is in the box in part 1 (http://imodeler.com/2017/03/airfix-148th-p-40b-warhawk-build-review-part-1/), it is time to actually start building this thing. And we all know how this goes, right? Construction starts with the cockpit… You don’t say. […]
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Previously… There have been a couple of attempts at the early P-40 in 48th scale over the years. The old Monogram kit and the Academy one have been around for quite some time. More recent offerings from Trumpeter and Bronco […]
This is the old AMT kit from the mid 1990s. All of the AMT P-40s are still solid kits. Each seperate version also has its issues. The cockpits are weak, but the canopies build up well in the closed position. […]
This is the latest, and greatest P-40 kit. The brand new Airfix P-40B! What’s not to like about this one? I built it out of the box including using the excellent decals provided for Lt. Welch’s Pearl Harbor a/c. I […]
Well, good people keep trying to drag me from the dark side to the light….. and I always resist. Except for this time- A good kop (whose favorite A/C is the P-40) dared/cajoled me into doing a Kittyhawk. Credit for […]
Yes, I am terribly fond of desert dioramas. They are so colorful. And I have always been especially intrigued by “pink” Warhawks in North Africa. What an unusual color, and a great challenge for a modeler. I was helped a […]
Well here it’s finally finished. This one is hot off the work bench, and I doubt the paint has completely dried………… My original intent was to have this P-40 completed by the Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor on […]
Here are some pictures of the build I’ve been scrambling to get finished. Unfortunately it doesn’t look like I’m going to make my deadline that I originally set to have the model completed by. My original plan was to have […]
Erik Shilling – The Tiger’s Tiger: It was hot on Don Muang Airport outside Bangkok on December 10, 1941, as the humidity increased with the rising tropic sun. The crews of the 60th, 62nd and 98th Sentais sweated to ready […]
1/72 Academy, my third Kittyhawk so far, I modified a few things, finished in Polly Scale acrylics and MM enamels with Matt Cote over Tally Ho decals, this aircraft was flown by Sqn Ldr Stan Galton.