Whoops – it’s 1/48! Still has a 32-inch wingspan For those who don’t know what the S.40 was: Sikorsky designed the S-40 in response to a request from Juan Trippe, president of Pan American Airways, for a larger passenger carrying […]
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Setting: I reported earlier on the build and post-detailing of this Tamiya-Italeri kit out of the seventies. This build also suffered delays because of my workbench being unavailable for months due to refurbishment works in my home. The prospect of […]
Well here comes 2017, and I have decided to do full on scratch building, there are no cool civil aircraft in 1/32 scale, so I decided to build my own. I have always wanted a Crop Duster and I came […]
This is a full scratch model of a Greek Bleriot captured from Turkish air force on 1922.I hope you like it.
Some history: This kit dates back from the seventies but has been reboxed and retooled by Tamiya recently. There are some kit add-ons and three figures. I was intrigued by the story of these massive L/60 Howitzers during the siege […]
Because I created a set Grigorovich M-5, which was written here http://imodeler.com/2016/05/limited-series-resin-172-grigorovich-m-5/, it’s time to make a model of Grigorovich M-20. Essentially boat M 20 – M is a modification of the boat-5, but with the engine Le Rhone. The […]
Hello! I present a new work by our colleague Vitaly Steputenko- motorcycle made from scratch. I beg to love and favor !
The M-5 flying boat was a considerable success of the early Russian aviation. Commercially built from 1915 to 1919, it was used in the Baltic, Black and North Seas and the Volga. Modification with Le Rhone engine was called the […]
It started with a kit but it ended as a complete scratch build. I stumbled across this kit from a short run manufacturer (Lüdemann) during a model show near Munich Germany. Actually it looked pretty well inside the bag and […]
After the smashing success with the Red Bull Air Races, the Austrian company announces a reprise of the legendary Schneider Cup Trophy. This cup, which was once the meeting place for the world’s fastest piston engined powered air racer is […]