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@grimreaper Reinhard Spreitzhofer

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Under new Management…1/48 Messerschmitt Me262A-1a/U4 “Pulkzerstörer” with 5cm MK214A, USAAF

#12/2021 And my dad has finished the next one. Hobby Boss kit, Eduard seatbelts, EZ line for antenna wires, brake lines added. Painted with AK Real Color RLM81/82 and Gunze Aqueous RLM76. Kit doesn´t include US markings, took some from the spar[...]

Last Hope…1/48 Heinkel He162A-2 Salamander/Spatz, 1./JG1

Built in 2016. One of the weapon systems towards the end of the war that was intended to bring the change. Has some connection to our home region. About 30km away from our hometown there was a He162 underground facility in Hinterbrühl. Besides [...]

Desperate Measures…1/48 Bücker Bü181C-2 Bestmann, Tankbuster

Built in 2017. One of the last desperate measures of the Luftwaffe in the final stage of the war, fitting sports aircraft with Panzerfäuste. The model shows an aircraft of 3.Panzerjägerstaffel, established on March 4th 1945, first combat sortie[...]

Honved…1/48 Krupp Protze with 3,7cm Pak, Hungarian Army

#11/2021 Next one finished. One of my dad´s excursions to the 1/48 armour world. To avoid the usual single grey look, I searched for something different. Came across the 1/35 Bronco kit wich included a 3-tone prewar and a 3-tone Hungarian schem[...]

Austrian Aces…1/48 Messerschmitt Me262A-1a, III./JG7, Major Rudolf Sinner

Another last foto session of one of my dad´s older models. This Tamiya kit was built about ten years ago, mostly oob, only added seatbelts, brake lines and antenna wires. Rudolf Sinner was born in 1915 in Austria. In the thirties he served in t[...]

Shark in the Sky…1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109D-1, JGr 176

#10/2021 My dad´s latest completion. The not that bad Modelsvit kit which is basically the same as the AMG ones, same engineering and parts break down but a bit more detailed. Kit comes with some PE parts, masks for canopy and sharkmouth, altho[...]

Speed Bomber…1/48 Messerschmitt Me262A-2a, 1./KG51

Built about 10 years ago, Tamiya kit oob, Gunze and Tamiya acrylics used, front wheel brake line and antenna wires added. The Kettenkrad comes with the kit. Aircraft serving with 1./KG51 in September 1944, Rheine/Germany.

Parrot Squadron…1/48 Focke-Wulf Fw190D-9, JV44

Built more than 6 years ago, Tamiya kit, Eduard decals, underside painted, MDC open wheel well conversion, Dragon wheels (Tamiya ones are too small in diameter) Jerry Crandall books for reference Model shows one of the well known and colorful J[...]

Check your Six…1/48 Messerschmitt Me262A-1a, KG(J)6

Built in 2018, Hobby Boss kit with EagleCals, Gunze and Tamiya acrylics used, EZ Line for all the wires. This aircraft was found by allied troops in May 1945. It was used by Wilhelm Niederkrüger for two recorded training flights. Not known if i[...]

Defending the Reich…1/48 Focke-Wulf Fw190A-8/R8, 6./JG300

Hasegawa kit built over 6 years ago, the add-on armour is believed to be from a Tamiya kit, seatbelts, brake lines and antenna wires added, painted with Gunze and Tamiya acrylics. This aircraft was a former nightfighter with Nachtjagdgruppe 10,[...]