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@gkittinger Greg Kittinger

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I build 1/72 aircraft, from WWII forward, only build them wheels-up. Until Dec. 2019, all my models were brush-painted (or rattle can if NMF). I finally entered the modern age of the airbrush at the end of that year.

Dad was a fighter pilot so I grew up on airbases - he was trained in T-28, T-34 & T-33, then flew F-100, F-101, F-105, F-4 (Cam Ranh Bay) and T-38 (as IP).

I'm a member of Tulsa Modeler's Forum club (www.tulsaipms.org).

Live in Tulsa, 6 kids, 1 GREAT wife.

Love the outdoors and good friends (stop and visit anytime you're in Tulsa!)

REALLY hope to build my complete stash before I die (does anyone actually know someone who has accomplished this?)!

I'm also a passionate follower of Jesus Christ, so if you ever feel the need for some extra prayer, feel free to reach out.

Italeri 1/72 F-4G Wild WeaselEuro Scheme

Another addition to my Phantom project - an old Italeri kit. I did extensive riveting, and scratch-built the upper rear instrument panel, and I had to close off the back deck of the cockpit, but that's about all the additions to the box [...]

More SMW Telford pics: Asian Air Arms

Andy Binks, a great photographer and contributor to the Asian Air Arms SIG website, snapped a bunch of photos from the show related to the subject and sent them to me to post to the AAA site. I asked if I could double post here, and he [...]

Airfix 1/72 Lysander Mk. III (SD), Burma

I saw a couple of images of the Lysander in this Burma scheme, found decals for it, and boom! - project on! I had this old bagged Airfix kit in the stash, and with the ribbing and rivets already there, it had a surprisingly good exterior [...]

Revell 1/72 Bf-110 G-4 Hungarian Night fighter

This is a VERY old Revell kit. The plastic had a few raised lines, the radar was very thick and clunky, and there was not a shred of detail in the cockpit. So...started by sanding off all the raised lines, in prep for scribing and [...]

Airfix 1/72 A-4P Skyhawk, Argentina

This is my entry into the Falkland's War group build - the new-tool Airfix A-4. Built OOB except for the replacement of the spine aerial and the addition of fin loop aerials to convert from a B to a P, and the addition of a TER to handle [...]

Show in Arlington, Sept 11 – iModeler Meet-up?

The Ft. Worth Scale Modelers is holding their show in Arlington next month, and I was talking with another iModeler friend about possibly meeting up there when I wondered "why not see who else in the iModeler community is in the [...]

1/72 Tamiya Bf 109 G-6 – Romanian markings

Man oh man - first time to ever crack open a Tamiya box. Holy smoke - more parts in the cockpit than in the entire Frog 109F build! This was fun. So obviously I didn't do much, other than add wing tip lights with clear sprue, and I added [...]

Frog 1/72 Bf 109 F trop

This was an old bagged Frog kit. I sanded it smooth and scribbed new panel lines and a few rivet lines. There were actually no nose gun troughs, so I had to drill and ream those out. Used some Albion Alloy aluminum tubing for gun [...]

1/72 Airfix Beaufighter TF Mk. X Coastal Command

I call this my FrankenBeau... This was from the old Dogfight Doubles kit (along with the Bf 109 G from my prior post) so a very basic kit. No gun ports, no ejector chutes, raised rivets and panels... I had accidentally purchased a box of [...]

Airfix Bf 109 G-6, 1/72

This was from an old Dogfight Doubles kit (along with a Beaufighter - coming soon). I wasn't actually sure what model of 109 it was, so had to learn about all the variations to figure out what it most closely resembled. Then did some work [...]