Visiting my son at Fort Carson for a few days and got a chance to visit the WW II aviation museum. What a great museum. Saw the ongoing restorations as well. If you're ever in Colorado Springs, make sure to check it out.
Photos from the [...]
Quick! What was the most produced Allied fighter of WW2? Since this is an article on Yaks, I guess I gave the answer away already. Yep, Aleksandr Yakovlev's Yak series, about 35,700 being put together by 6 factories. Now 2000 or so were [...]
This is 1/32 Revell’s Junkers Ju-88 A11 with the markings of “L1-OK” I./LG1 in North Africa 1942
Cockpit modified with some parts of CMK cockpit set, Eduard’s PE instrument panel and CMK resin seats
I have used Aerocraft’s [...]
I made a battleship YAMATO "Before and After" diorama and I am posting some pictures. The small scale (1/1250) made it somewhat difficult for me, but in general everything went well and in the end I think it turned out to be a [...]
Detachment Kuhlmey's (Schlachtgeschwader 1./SG 5) "Black 10" In Immola Finland during summer 1944. Pilot was Feldwebel Hartmut Gettwart.
If you have some interest about the history of detachment Kuhlmey, please see more: [...]
Red 10 and 6 were captured by the Allied and photographed while evaluated before being scrapped. Some data suggest that Red 6 had RLM 75 painted on upper wing surfaces instead of the RLM 82 presented here.
Dragon's kit is a challenge to [...]
Fifth Wheel Weathering
MIG's oil & grease solution
MIG's black, rust & dust pigments
The P-38 Lightning was originally planned to be a high altitude twin engined bomber interceptor. It was designed by Clarence Kelly Johnson's team with its now famous and unique twin boom configuration around the turbo-supercharged engines [...]