As a military pilot's son, my early childhood was closely connected to airplanes, tanks and guns, so I dreamt of military career when I grow up. But then during '90s I had a misfortune to see a war from up close and I realized I do love airplanes and tanks, but I don't like the army.
So here I am, mid 30s lawyer, trying to stay in touch with my childhood love through plastic modeling.
Another member of my civilian fleet. Giving a minus to Amodel kit for unclear instructions and very fragile decals, besides that it was fun kit to build.
It's been about 15 months since I quit smoking after 23 years of addiction. Consequently I found hard to spend hours sitting in one place assembling models, so I made a year long break from modeling. Whole this time this bird's been [...]
Not my favorite airplane, but a year ago I bought Hataka IAF paint set for cheap. After few unsuccessful attempts to use it (I changed my mind in last moment for A-4, F-4 and F-16 paint scheme) I decided to put Israeli markings on airplane [...]
Fun little kit, out of the box. Eduard made it too easy with this one, no need for filling, sanding, correcting...everything fit like a charm. This was the first time I got a chance to compare Hellcat with previously assembled Bf-109, [...]
One of my shelves is reserved for small civilian airplanes, I always wanted collection of colorful Cessnas, Pipers, Beechcrafts etc. next to my usual collection of warbirds. This one's my first (civilian). I did not follow instructions, [...]
I wanted to add MiG-23 to my 1/48 collection for a while. Been aiming for Trumpeter but I found Italeri kit for a cheap price. It's not very detailed kit but it gave me much less headache than other Italeri kits I trashed away. Anyway, [...]
The Aérospatiale Gazelle (company designations SA 340, SA 341 and SA 342) is a French five-seat helicopter, commonly used for light transport, scouting and light attack duties. It is powered by a single Turbomeca Astazou turbine engine [...]
This kit has been hiding in my stash for more than a year. Due to bad experiences with Revell kits I've always been pushing it aside...but then came that mandatory social distancing . Well, it's a nice surprize. The kit is well detailed [...]
Really not much to say about this kit. Not a bad kit, but decals are frustrating. Would have never bought it if I didn't get this idea for this mini diorama. Water and fire effects made out of silicone, isolation foam and cotton.
A beutiful kit by Kitty Hawk, I recomend it to everyone who is looking for detailed and quality helicopter kit. For $40 it includes detailed cockpit panels, colored paint/decal instructions and PE parts for seatbelts and fuselage details. [...]