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@fletcher Andreas Fey

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Luftwaffe Fighters and US NAVY planes Modeler (mostly 1/72) and aviation enthusiast. Living in Hamburg, Germany. Private Pilot (inactive). Served in the German Navy (8 years) in Naval Airwing 3. Started to build scale plastic models (1/72 Planes and 1/32 WW II Figures), when I was 8 or 9 years, till 1995. Paused about 20 years and starting this hobby again around 2001. Since 2007 airbrushing with Mr. Hobby colors and HS Evolution, Aztek 470.

1/72 scale Hobby 2000 / Hasegawa TBF-1C, VT-15, USS ESSEX (CV9), November 1944

1/72 Hobby 2000 / Hasegawa TBF-1C, VT-15, USS ESSEX (CV9), November 1944 The kit is a re-edition from Hobby 2000 of the Hasegawa kit with additional masks. I also added photo-etched parts from Eduard for the cockpit and a resin motor from Quick[...]

SBD-4 Dauntless from Hasegawa in 1/72 scale with cardboard carrier island

SBD-4 Dauntless from Hasegawa in 1/72 Today I want to show you my SBD-4 Dauntless from Hasegawa in 1/72 scale. In order to give my model a beautiful environment, I modeled the island of an aircraft carrier out of cardboard. The island resembles[...]

Vought OS2U-1 Kingfisher USS ARIZONA, Pearl Harbor December 1941 in 1/72 from Airfix

Vought OS2U-1 Kingfisher USS ARIZONA in 1/72 "an Airfix oldie from the 1960s" Hello, this is my third rollout of an Airfix model from US NAVY. This time I wanted to try out the presentation of pacific water. The kit itself is an very old one f[...]

TBD-1 DEVASTATOR from Airfix in 1/72, an experiment…

TBD-1 DEVASTATOR from Airfix in 1/72 scale Hello, after a long break I have a new, but very old NAVY plane for you. TBD-1 DEVASTATOR from Airfix in 1/72 scale. I represent a plane of VT-8 from USS HORNET. Note: The overpainted “8 –“ on the fus[...]

1/72 Airfix F4F-4 Wildcat black 5, VC-58, USS Block Island, Atlantic, May 1941

Hello, this is my 3rd US NAVY rollout. This time I will show you my Airfix F4F-4 Wildcat in 1/72 scale. I have provided some photos of the build, to show you a little bit more of the story behind this project. Don't hesitate to ask me about tec[...]

1/72 Eduard; Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat white 71, VF-20, USS Enterprise 1944

Hello, this is my 2nd US NAVY rollout. This time I have build the 1/72 scale Eduard Grumman F6F-5 white 71, Hellcat flown by Lt Leo Bob McCuddin, VF-20, USS Enterprise, October 1944. The kit is the “profi pack” nr. 7077 from Eduards very nice H[...]

1/72 Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat USS Essex (CV9) Oct. 1944 from Eduard

Hello, this is my first US NAVY rollout. I have build the 1/72 scale Eduard Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat flown by LTJG Arthur Singer, VF-15, USS Essex, Oktober 24-25, 1944. This kit is the "weekend edition" from Eduards very nice little Hellcat. I add[...]

Airfix Bf-109E1 (converted from E3 kit)

Hello, This is another Emil from my workbench. I converted a E3 to an E1 by removing the ammo bulges under the wings and recessing new hatches. The canopy is from spare parts, cause Airfix is providing the E4 - E7 canopy only. The decals are fro[...]

Eduard FW-190 A5 1/72: Oblt. Rolf Strohal, I./JG 1 Deelen, The Netherlands

Hi everybody, After a long abstinence I am back today with the type model, which I think I know best. I have dedicated myself to the "weekend kit" of the FW-190 A5 from Eduard in 1/72 and added a set of etched parts to it. I have used the relati[...]

Hawker Sea Hawk Mk. 101 Hobby Boss 87252 in 1/72 scale

Hello, this time I have a little jet from the 50s for you. Sea Hawk Mk. 101, RB+259 from the "Marineflieger" of West-Germany 1957/58. the 2nd plane as shown on one picture ist the very old Airfix version of this kit. Originally, this aircraft s[...]