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@danfrombermuda Dan DeSilva

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I am born and raised- a BERMUDIAN.
I am a professional artist and an art teacher. I am married and have two miniature dachshunds.
My main areas of interest are USN/USMC aircarft through the ages, but I love all flying things! I hope to start doing some artwork of aircraft, but for now my market is more focused on images of Bermuda.

1/48 AMT F7F-2N Tigercat night fighter

Hi all, I hope you are having a good Christmastime with friends and family. I have had this kit sitting for a while waiting to get the outer wing panels properly set to finish the kit. It is the AMT 1/48 F7F-2N. I made use of Obscureco replacem[...]

1/48 Accurate Miniatures TBF-1C with KMC wingfold

This kit had sat for about 5 years- possibly more, simply because I was intimidated by the KMC wingfold! The fuselage and wings were painted, and decalled, but I never took the kit to the completion phase of canopy, gear and weapons because I co[...]

1/32 Hasegawa Ju87D-3

I love the Stuka, but my first foray into 1/32 was a 1/32 Hasegawa Spitfire VB that I refurbished- an old friend gave it to me when he decided he wasn't interested in kits anymore- it was shortly post High school, it was stripped of its Acrylic [...]

1/48 Hasegawa / Eduard early F6F-3

Here is another recent completion, a combination of an Eduard fuselage, and Hasegawa wings/tailplane. I had a spare fuselage that came with the Eduard kit I bought when the Eduard Hellcat first came out. I didn't want to let the parts be consign[...]

1/48 Hasegawa A6M-2b

Haven't posted in a while, so i am glad to finally get something on imodeller. I present the Hasegawa 1/48 A6M-2b kit, with an aftermarket cockpit detail set and aftermarket decals. I had wanted to do one of the Pearl Harbour raid zeros for a wh[...]

ProModeller 1/48 P-47N

When I built a 1/72 Heller P-47N in my teenage years I was taken by the bright tail recognition markings of the aircraft in the kit. Later when I was building 1/48 kits I knew I wanted a P-47N. I decided on the ProModeller kit- great instruction[...]

1/48 Hasegawa FGR.2 Phantom

Here is my 1/48 Hasegawa FGR.2 Phantom. I obtained it from another modeller as a "partial build" kit- I think only the wings were asembled- it was so long ago, i forget! I bought some Seamless S****r resin intakes for it (UK Spey engine intakes [...]

1/48 Monogram F-5N

Here is one of my completions this year. I have quite a few of these kits earmarked to be USN Adversary aircraft. I built up the exhaust cans and intakes, using photos of the real things. While my compressor fans look a bit rough in the photos,[...]

Tamiya 1/48 F-117

Presenting my F-117 that was finished a while back- finally getting around to posting pictures of it. Only aftermarket used was an Aires resin ejection seat. While researching the boarding ladder I realized that essentially they are "Little Gia[...]

1/48 A-7E Operation Praying Mantis 1988

I am happy to share another of my low vis A-7E's. The first one I posted a while back was a Desert Storm A-7E, and I didn't have much luck with photographing the intake - or the photography of it in general! I think this upload is better- even t[...]