62 years old in 2020. 43 years as a modeler. I have built mainly 1/72 scale FAB (Força Aérea Brasileira), but I love really WWII aviation in general. I am in a crisis of nostalgia (LOL). That is why I have built or restored old models that bring back many memories.
I live in Natal – RN, Brazil
I’m a member of the GPP-JG400 – Grupo de Plastimodelismo e Pesquisa JG-400.
The Marinha do Brasil received the first four units of the Sikorsky SH-3D from the USA, delivered through USS-America carrier in 1970. These helicopters came to compose the First Anti Submarine Squad, located in the Naval Air Base of São Pedro d[...]
Here is my tribute to the vintage Revell 1/45 scale Ford Consul De Luxe. This is following my goal to build and/or restore some old models that could bring me some good memories. I acquired this model from Andrew Burford (Leicester - England), t[...]
The Embraer EMB 121 Xingu is a twin-turboprop built by the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Embraer. The design is based on the EMB 110 Bandeirante, using its wing and engines design with an all-new fuselage, first flown in 1976. A modified vers[...]
This post is about the Sikorsky CH-54 Skycrane, an American twin-engine heavy-lift helicopter designed for the United States Army. I keep in mind my project to build or restore some old models that could bring me some memories. I restored the R[...]
Following my project to restore or even to build vintage models which bring me good memories, now I went to this 1955 original Revell mold.
My oldest brother, 81 now, had one and it was probably the very first scale model I had seen, I suppose[...]
This is about the iconic Sikorsky H-19, a multi-propose helicopter used by USA and several other countries. In my project to built or restore some old models that could bring me some memories, I restored the Revell H-19 1/48 scale, which I had b[...]
I had purchased this Revell M-35 MIlitaty Truck 1/40 scale kit probably before 1980, and first built in 1996. This kit was injected in 1969 in Brazil by A. Kikoler company, but first produced in 1958 in USA.
The model had the rubber tires litera[...]
The North American Aviation T-6 is an advanced American single engine training aircraft used to train pilots from the United States and more than 60 other countries. I am particularly passionate about this plane, mainly for its use in the Brazil[...]
I had the intention to build the old Revell Fokker F-27 in 1/94 scale as it brings me good memories, however, I had the Airfix model in 1/72 scale in my stash so I went with this model instead.
Although this kit was injected in a 1960 mold, it [...]
I decided to build this kit considering the important contribution of this real aircraft to helicopters development, as well at its operational utility. I intended first to do a Toko-Ri version, then I decided for one in the yellow scheme due to[...]