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Skymax 1/72d TBD-1 & Airfix 1/72d A6M2

by Rick Wilkes on June 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

I’ve decided to concentrate on the history rather than the models in my Midway GB posts. 12 TBD-1’s of VT-3 led by LCDR Lance E. (Lem) Massey spotted the Japanese carriers at about 1015. Initially the Zeros were kept at […]

Tamiya 1/48 Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero, Petty Officer 1st Class Tadayoshi Koga, Battle for the Aleutian Islands

by Louis Gardner on June 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

Today another very significant event occurred exactly 75 years ago. I built a model of this historical plane as part of the Midway Group Build. A link to the build log is listed below. This Japanese Zero, (serial number 4593) […]

Tamiya 1/48th Mitsubishi A6m2 “Zeke” Type 21 PTO WWII

by Chuck A. Villanueva on March 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 33 Comments

One of my older builds from the mid 90’s. I started building my current stash back in the early 90’s. Living in the East Coast I started picking up more kits to bring back with me when I returned home […]

1/48 Hasegawa Nakajima built A6M2-N “Rufe” Type 2 float plane

by Louis Gardner on March 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 42 Comments

It’s been a little while since I have posted any of my builds here. I’ve been really busy with moderating the Midway Group build, while trying to get a few more planes built before the 75th Anniversary of Midway in […]

It’s Twins!… well, sort of?

by Bert_j on March 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Finished, last night and this morning…these two have haunted my workbench for several months, and at last they are completed! Both are Tamiya’s 1/72 A6M2b kit; one a Pearl Harbor raid Zuikaku machine with kit decals and the other a […]

A6M-5 Zero 1/32 Tamiya

by Artur Domanski on January 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

My old model A6M-5 Zero Tamiya 1/32 Painting Model Master

Hasegawa 1/32 Mitsubishi A6M5c Zero Type 52 Hei

by James Kelley on September 18, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

I finished this up last week, for am IPMS/USA review. It’s a great kit. The only additions I made was in the form of a set of Radu Brinzan’s paper seat harnesses.

Tamiya 1/48th Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22

by Frank Steffens on September 14, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Tamiya 1/48th Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 of the 582nd Naval Air Group, Buin, Bouganville, flown by Major Saburo Shindo in June of 1943. The kit is box stock except for Eduard Photoetch seat belts and Modelkasten filament for the antenna […]

Hasegawa 1/48 A6M3 Zero 22

by John Clark on September 5, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 38 Comments

I added a CMK interior and some wire to the engine and landing gear but that’s about it. I am not sure who made the pilot’s body but the head is from Reheat. This is my interpretation of Hiroyoshi Nishizawa’s […]

Tamiya 32nd Zero.

by Robert Aspinall on July 9, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

I’ve been working on Tamiya’s 32nd scale Zero for a few months now. Generally I enjoyed the build but didn’t appreciate the added complication of the working features. I also struggled with getting the front of the fuselage to line […]