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Alpine Canary…1/48 North American T-6G Texan, Austrian Airforce

After my fellow countryman Roland Sachsenhofer posted his Italeri (Occidental) French Texan I looked through my foto albums and realized that there were only very old pics of my father´s Austrian T-6 that he built with the same kit a while ago f[...]

Banzai!…1/48 Nakajima B5N1 Type 97 Model 1 “Kate” Imperial Japanese Navy

#14/2020 After the Sonia, here´s my dad´s second contribution to the Empire of Japan group build. This time an early version of the Kate bomber in an unusual and rare camo scheme, operated by the 12th Flying Group over southern China in 1939. [...]

Baby Blitz…1/48 Junkers Ju188A-2 Rächer, II./KG6

#13/2020 And another one finished. Started with Dragon´s "E" kit but then stole the engine from one of their Ju88 kits and built an "A". Eduard seatbelts added, EZ Line for the antenna wires and brake lines, AIMS decals for the main markings, [...]

Banzai!…1/48 Mitsubishi Ki-51 Type 99 “Sonia” Imperial Japanese Army , Empire of Japan Group Build

12/2020 After a bunch of German stuff this year it´s time to move to another Axis Power. And it did fit perfectly for the Empire of Japan group build. Nichimo kit, first released in 1975, detail is nice and fit is good, only the canopy didn´t [...]

SWAT…1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109G-1 Fieseler-Skoda FiSk 199

#11/2020 After the Fw190 with the Hagelkorn gliding bomb, my dad has finished another subject of the Special Weapons And Tactics category. Hasegawa kit (limited), added Eduard seatbelts, Antenna wire with EZ Line and fishing line, yellow fuel l[...]

SWAT…1/48 Focke-Wulf Fw190A-8 with Blohm&Voss BV246 Hagelkorn

#9/2020 And a third and last finished 190 for now. Hasegawa kit (limited edition), Eduard seatbelts, details added like brake lines, landing gear indicators and tailwheel retraction wire. EZ Line was used for the antenna wire, AK Real Colors RL[...]

End of War…1/48 Focke-Wulf Fw190D-13/R11 JG26

#8/2020 And here´s the second part of my dad´s D-13 dual build. Eduard kit mostly oob, some little details added like brake lines, landing gear indicators and tailwheel retracting wire. Camo done with Mr Paint RLM paints (Jerry Crandall´s Dora [...]

End of War…1/48 Focke-Wulf Fw190D-13, possibly EJG2

#7/2020 Here´s one part of my dad´s D-13 dual build. Not as fancy looking as "yellow 10" but these were the only two known D-13 schemes. Hobby Boss kit, Eduard seatbelts, markings from the Eduard D-11/D-13 dual combo, camo done with MRP paints,[...]

Yom Kippur War…1/48 Ilyushin Il-28 “Beagle”, Egyptian Airforce

#6/2020 Another big beast is done. The new Il-28 from Bobcat Models (former Xuntong) with markings from Hi-Decal. The kit is basically ok. The clear parts could be a bit clearer. Fuselage fit is good, but engine nacelles, nacelles to wings and [...]

The British Way…1/48 Sherman Firefly Ic

#5/2020 My dad´s next little armour project for diversion. Tamiya kit built oob, only added an antenna. Painted with AK Real Color British SCC15 Olive Drab. It´s one of Tamiya´s older kits with a metal lower hull. Gives the model nice weight but[...]