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1/32 Trumpeter P-40B in Pappy Boyington AVG Scheme

by paul teixeira on November 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Model Details: Cutting Edge Resin Cockpit: This fixes the shallow cockpit which is a defective, design flaw within base kit. Eduard Resin Wheels and Tires: Kit tires have little to know detail Brass Gun Tubes Wire brake lines added Extra […]

I missed it by 7

by Scott Nelson on November 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Back again! Here’s another of the kits I’ve been working on little by little over the last couple of months, the Hasegawa 1/72 P-40N. My version is a decent “three footer,” maybe four. While the kit has petite engraved panel […]

1/32 Hasegawa P-40 E Warhawk “Old Exterminator”

by Tolga ULGUR on November 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

This is 1/32 Hasegawa P-40E Warhawk finished with the markings of “Old Exterminator” flown by Colonel Robert L. Scott in Assam -India during April-May 1942. The name “Old Exterminator”was not painted on the aircraft.Scott refered to the machine by this […]

Meanwhile back in the north, 1/72 Hasegawa P-40E 18th F.S.,11th A.F. Adak

by Robert Royes on June 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Actually according to what I read, the 18th F.S. didn’t arrive in the Aleutians with their P-40’s until the late 1942. So technically it’s not part of the group? Anyway this is the old Hasegawa kit build right out of […]

Airfix P-40B in 1/48

by Tony Prince on March 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Being a veteran of two Monogram P-40s, one by Trumpeter & another by Academy, I really looked forward to the Airfix offering. There were few issues & none that couldn’t be corrected easily, although the spinner nearly defeated me – […]

1/48 P-40N

by John Healy on February 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

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. […]

Desert Warhawk – Curtiss P-40K in Tunisia 1943

by Miha Kosi on January 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

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 […]

New 1/48 Airfix P-40 B Warhawk 2nd Lt. George Welch at Pearl Harbor

by Louis Gardner on December 9, 2016 in Aviation -- 38 Comments

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 […]

Sharks are everywhere…49FG P-40K

by Bill Koppos on September 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Due to the recent P-40 profile posting I dusted one off. This one was built back when the Hasegawa 1/48 “Special edition” K came out. It’s been shelf sitting with it’s 49er groupmates and has come out for a flight. […]

Camouflage & Markings – Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk/Warhawk

by Editor on September 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Here’s another selection of the color schemes carried by the Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk/Warhawk during its extensive service career. All artwork has been kindly contributed by Mr Rick Kent. In 1939, Curtiss-Writght went about developing a fighter to replace the P-40B/C […]