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@blackcat Charles S

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Avid plastic modeler, mostly 1/48, 1/72, 1/144 aircraft. Also dabble in cars, motorcycles and boats. I specialize in doing “gear up” projects and detailed exterior weathering.

1/144 Airbus A320, AirTran Airlines

Hello All, Here is my just finished A320. The kit is the Revell Germany A320. It bears the markings of AirTran Airlines. This airplane is one of just four A320's with these markings. They were operated by Ryan International Airlines under contr[...]

1/48 F7F Tigercat, Spurious paint scheme

Here is a 1/48 F7F that I did a while back. It was a first attempt to replicate the "blurred prop" effect seen in photos of real aircraft. I think it turned out well. The blurred props were done with clear plastic that was masked and sprayed wi[...]

1/144 Lockheed L-100

Here's a little L-100 (civilian C-130) I did. This was built for a friend who passed away. He always encouraged his modeler friends to build aircraft "without hardpoints." Decals were from a airliner modeler magazine. Bare metal paint was SNJ s[...]