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Progress USS Indianapolis 1945 – trumpeter 1/350 (part II)

I’m still working on them….. Plastruct Improvements styrene sheet, Rod,strip…, Generic PE raillings from Flyhawk, Gold Medal models Ladders, metal chains, PE trumpeter set, antennas from Gold Medals Models, Barrels 203mm and 127mm from Master Models, Flyhawk 40MM Quad Bofors […]

1/35 Russian 2K12 Kub SA-6 “Gainful”

by Kitti Tatsumaki on June 29, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

Trumpeter 1/35th scale SAM-6 A.A.Missiles, it’s actually Russian made 2K12 “Kub” SA-6 vehicle-launch SAM. Accidentally learned about a camouflage pattern which I never knew – the Камуфлированный Летный Маскировочный Комбинезон or KLMK. It was developed in the 1960s by the […]

1/72 Russian Navy Sukhoi Su-33 Flanker D “Red 80”

by Kitti Tatsumaki on June 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Su-33 Flanker D of 2nd Fighter Squadron AE, 279th Shipborne Fighter Aviation Regiment KIAP, RNS Admiral Kuznetsov, 2016. Trumpeter 1/72nd Scale. Enhanced with DreamModel PE parts, including cockpit and fuselage detailing PE, also nozzle PE. Those PE are great and […]

Harrier GR-7

by Richard Mcstay on June 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 48 Comments

Hi again folks, I’ve finally finished my favourite aircraft of all time! This is the Trumpeter 1/32 kit of the GR-7. The kit was a Xmas present from my parents, not last Xmas, the one before. I wanted to get […]

Trumpeter 1/32 P-47N

by Tom Cleaver on June 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Originally designed as a high altitude interceptor, in which range would not be a major consideration, the P-47’s role changed completely when it was the only American fighter with much chance against the Luftwaffe, and was thus pressed into service […]

1/72 Ilyushin IL-28 Bomber (h-5 Bomber)

by jim wasley on June 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

This is a Trumpeter Kit,I bought on line for $1.99cents,yes cheap,and that’s what the kit reflected,Trumpeter I read took over some kits from Italeri,and this was some of their early tooling.all guide pins had to be sanded,and so many lumps […]

Progress USS Indianapolis 1945 – trumpeter 1/350

Yes…First Model this year… Plastruct Improvements styrene sheet, Rod,strip…, Generic PE raillings from Flyhawk , Ladders, metal chains, PE trumpeter set, Barrels 203mm and 127mm from Master Models, Flyhawk 40MM Quad Bofors Gun Mount, Brass pipe 0,3mm-0,4mm-0,5mm, 0.8mm improvements….etc.

Dick Best – the man who sank the Akagi and won the Battle of Midway

by Tom Cleaver on June 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Between 1998 and 2001 when he died, I had the privilege of knowing one of the most interesting people I ever met, Dick Best, the man who sank the Akagi and changed the Battle of Midway. As you’ll find out […]

Grumman F4F-4, “Wildcat”

This model, represents the aircraft flown by Lcdr James S. “Jimmy” Thatch, on the morning strike against the Japanese fleet. In the encounter, he is credited with shooting down two Mitsubishi A6M2, Model 21, Type 0, Carrier Fighters. Later in […]

Midway Group Build – VMSB-241 SBD-2

by Tom Cleaver on June 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Too busy working with the editors on the upcoming “Pacific Thunder” (out in August, you can pre-order on Amazon now) to build anything new for the group build but here’s my Trumpeter SBD-2 from VMSB-241 built a few years back, […]