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SR-71 What If

by Bruce Lewerenz on May 19, 2016 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Another WIFFER! It was a cold snowy February morning when I started this project. It was too cold to go outside and play so I decided to do a quick build from my dollar stash. That’s a model you pick […]


Academy 1/72 SR-71

One of my favorite, Black bird !!! The Academy kit is quite low in fittings and decals. The red stripe “Do not step” is impossible to be adhered to, so I decided to paint it. I Did a mix of […]


Blackbird Bizjet (version 2)

by Bruce Craig on January 27, 2015 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Lockheed L-1271-10 “what-if” ten-passenger bizjet in Ferrari F1 Team scheme. The idea for this came out of my brain that didn’t have enough sense to figure the first version was sufficient. Therefore, not satisfied with the six-passenger version, it morphed […]


Blackbird Bizjet (version 1)

by Bruce Craig on January 27, 2015 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Lockheed L-1271-6 “what-if” six-passenger bizjet in Evergreen Aviation scheme. The idea for this came from a gab session with one of my fellow model club members circa 1991. I commenced to build it, finished it mid-1993. It is kitbashed (Moi? […]


F-12B ORANG “What-if”

by Bruce Craig on January 27, 2015 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

F-12B-1-LO 62-12387 as an Oregon ANG “what-if” build. Build is based on a Testors YF-12A 48th kit modified to the proposed F-12B. Lockheed proposed a follow on the the YF-12A that got no further than the drawing table, though a […]


SR-71 Flown by Lt Col B.C.Thomas USAF (ret)

by Frank Cronin on August 29, 2013 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

I built this model for Col. Thomas. He is a member of our “Military Mafia” lunch group. Col Thomas has flown a number of USAF a/c including the U-2, B-57, C-130, and many more. His all time favorite airplane is […]