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by Thomas Sweeney on September 26, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 10 Comments

A while ago I made a blue flight deck that was used early in the war. That’s why I made this Wildcat Thanks for looking Tom


Oooh S**t!

by René Hieronymus on August 28, 2016 in Diorama -- 15 Comments

Something like this can ruin your whole day… Scale 1:72 nothing else matters I think the title for this little dio doesn’t need any explanation The inspiration for this build came once again due to a picture which I found […]


Tamiya’s 1:48 Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat

by Drew Tarter on August 11, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 24 Comments

I used the terrific 1:48 scale Tamiya kit to build “White 23”, the F4F-4 that Lt. Cdr. John Thatch flew on June 4, 1942 during the battle of Midway. Thatch flew this plane, BuNo 5093, when he shot down three […]


1/48 Tamiya F4F Wildcat

by Brian Scott on July 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Another shelf of doom kit complete. 1/48 Tamiya F4F flown by Maj. Marion Carl of the VMF-223. Cheers Brian


Hobbyboss 1/48 F4F-3 first commander “Cactus Air Force” Lt. Col Harold “Indian Joe” Bauer KIA…MOH

by bob mack on July 21, 2016 in Aviation -- 28 Comments


1:48 scale Hobby Boss FM-2, “Wildcat”

by Frederick J Seitz III on February 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

The Hobby Boss “Wildcats” in 1:48 scale are all pretty good models. They line up. They look right, and have a pretty fair amount of detail, even if some of it is a little overdone. Still, I found them to […]


Completed models for 2015!

by Frederick J Seitz III on January 6, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

I managed to get four kits done this year. First is the Hobby Boss, 1:32 scale, Stormovik. This one was the single seat on skis. Good kit, with a couple of fit issues with the outer wing panels, but I […]


F4F-3 Wildcat, Hobby Boss 1/48

by Zoran Sivcev on November 22, 2015 in Aviation -- 8 Comments


Airfix 1/72 F4F-4 Wildcat

by Tom Cleaver on October 29, 2015 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

VF-9 was formed in the summer of 1942 to become the fighter squadron of the air group that would be assigned to the USS Essex (CV-9) then nearing construction completion. In September 1942, VF-9 was ordered aboard USS Ranger (CV-4) […]


Tamiya 1/48 scale F4F-4 Wildcat

by Terry Schuler on October 20, 2015 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

One has to admire the brave men that flew these relics against the Japanese, who undoubtedly had some of the best aircraft in world during the onset of WWII. As one veteran of Guadalcanal once told me, “you have to […]