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@grimreaper Reinhard Spreitzhofer

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Korean War...1/48 Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider, VF-194, US Navy

13/2022 After the French Skyraider, my dad decided to build another one, this time an AD-4NA during the Korean War. He used the Italeri boxing of the old ESCI kit which was first released in 1979. Most Korean War naval schemes are rather [...]

Guerre d'Algérie...1/48 Republic F-47D Thunderbolt , Armée de l’Air

12/2022 So, this is my dad´s final contribution to the French at war theme. Tamiya P-47M kit, drop tank from a Tamiya P-47 Razorback kit, BLU-27 napalm canisters from a Hasegawa weapon set, antenna wire with elastic thread, Eduard [...]

Guerre d'Algérie...1/48 De Havilland Vampire Mk.5 , Armée de l’Air

11/2022 So, my dad´s French at war theme is almost at the end now, this is the second last model...for now. The new Airfix kit is neither really good nor really bad. The detail in some areas is nice, so are the open flaps options. A [...]

Guerre d'Algérie...1/48 Douglas AD-4 Skyraider, Armée de l’Air

10/2022 And already the next finished French one by my dad. Tamiya A-1H converted to an AD-4, early inner wing racks and tanks taken from an old Esci Skyraider kit, Berna decals, painted with AK Xtreme Metal White Aluminium. Build thread [...]

Guerre d'Algérie...1/48 North American T-6G Texan, Armée de l’Air

9/2022 My dad´s next addition to the French at war theme. Italeri reboxing of the Ocidental kit, Eduard PE detailing set, painted with AK Xtreme Metal Aluminium. All French combat Texans came with three rocket racks under each wing, the [...]

Guerre d'Indochine...1/48 Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXe, Armée de l’Air

8/2022 And my dad finished already the next Frenchie. Eduard Weekend Edition, Eduard seatbelts, Berna Decals, painted with Ak Real Color Dark Green, Ocean Grey and Medium Sea Grey. Accidentally used the round exhausts instead of the [...]

Guerre d'Indochine...1/48 Bell P-63C Kingcobra, Armée de l’Air

7/2022 And my dad´s next addition to the French at war theme. AMG kit which is somewhere between shortrun and mainstream. Dryfitting is important Painted with Tamiya X-32 Titanium Silver. Plastic rods used for the missing nose gun [...]

Blue Thunder...1/48 Suchhoi Su-22M4, Fitter-K, Vietnam People´s Airforce

6/2022 Here´s one of my dad´s rare excursions to the more modern world. Hobby Boss Su-17M4 kit with Model Maker Decals. Only used the nose numbers and the airintake decals from this sheet, the national insignias were too large, at least [...]

Guerre d'Indochine...1/48 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat, Aviation Navale

5/2022 My dad finished the next French in the line. Hobby Boss kit with Berna Decals, the nose and fuselage side numbers are a bit oversized, the missing tail "1" was taken from a French Corsair sheet. The roundels come in three [...]

Siam Cat...1/48 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat, Royal Thai Airforce

4/2022 Beside the recently posted Hobbycraft Bearcat my dad also built a Hobby Boss one. Built mostly oob. Added seatbelts, used plastic rods for the whip antennas, plastic rods and lead wire for the brake lines, EZ Line for the antenna [...]