I always wanted to build a WWI era aeroplane. However, the idea of rigging it put me off until I saw this kit from Airfix. Easy kit, very good detail and a not so complicated rigging.
So I decided to give it a go.
I've learned a few new (for me [...]
This is my latest kit finished, using the Tamiya Bf109E-3.
My intention was to make one of the decal options for the aircraft flown by Obfw. Jakob Arnoldy.
He was attached to 4./JG77 based on Mandal, Norway, in 1940.
During that time he was flyi[...]
I usually don't build models under commission, but in this case it was a especial request and a favor to a fellow member of my modelling club (SAPMA).
Dudley Hokings is a senior member of the club and due his age he no longer is able to[...]
I had this very old Heller kit sitting in my stash for over 30 years. Due it's age it was not engraved panel lines, so I decided to use it as a practice for my first ever try to engrave panel lines in a kit. It was not perfect but I've l[...]
Model improved with full scratch built interior, add new wheels from my spare parts box.
Added new machine guns and new pitot from syringe needles.
Painted mostly using Tamiya and Gunze aqueous Hobby Colours acrylics.
Painted with Gunze and Tamiya acrylics.
I have decided to build an A-4B Skyhawk from Argentine Air Force during the Falklands conflict in 1982.
Politics aside, the conflict proved that skilled pilots can make a difference even when using an outdated, or inferior material. In th[...]
Olá a todos!
Here is another 109.
Airfix 1/72 but not new tool. Very scarce interior detail to say the least. Wrong MG bubbles on the nose, to name a few.
For the W.I.P. click here:
Bell X-1 - The mach buster
On October 14, 1947, Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound in his Bell X-1, which he named Glamorous Glennis, in tribute to his wife. He reached a speed of 1,127 kilome[...]
Model built straight from the box except for the PE seat belts added.
Some minor details scratch built.
Painted using Tamiya and Gunze acrylic paints.
For more details of this build and WIP photos check: