My very first Stuka: an R-2 from 3rd Staffel, 1st Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1, as it may have appeared in April-May 1940, based in France. Pretty much Italeri out of the box, with a few Eduard embellishments in the cockpit. I spent far [...]
This is the Matchbox Mosquito built up as a nightfighter. It is built out of the box with the only addition being the vac-form canopy from Falcon. The kit took several applications of putty and primer to get the finish I wanted. I [...]
built for a friend who admires a lot Gabresky.
Just tried to reproduce as much as photos permit the intricate camo...excuse me for any mistakes.
Hope you like it.
All the best,
After deciding on a building strategy, a test fit of the fuselage halves and wing gave me some idea of how to install the frame members that can be seen through the windshield. Those parts were also were cleared of flash and the raised [...]
The Sud-Ouest Aviation (SNCASO) Vautour was an early 50’s mid-sized combat jet, typically employed in the bomber and attack roles, but also having some usage as an interceptor.The type sported a shoulder mounted swept wing and an [...]
In October 1981, Edgar Schmued came out to the Planes of Fame Air Museum to take part in a program celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first flight of his most famous design, the North American P-51 Mustang. At the event, he was asked [...]
Ciao ragazzi, this is my last model. I built this for my friend Nicola. The kit represent the airplane of Lt. Cdr. Roger R. Hedrick. Cockpit and part of the engine are from Aires. Soon a small diorama.
See you soon Paolo
Although it has some fit issues and 3 colors plastic part trees, Academy's Phantom is superior to the venerable Hasegawa kit. It boasts with nicely detailed surface texture and has the full armament arsenal of the F-4B variant.
In the end, [...]
My grandson sent me this and I just had to share it with all you good people. Happy modeling!