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@inchhigh Jeff Groves

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I build in 1/72, all subjects but mainly aircraft. Visit my modeling blog here: https://wordpress.com/view/inchhighguy.wordpress.com

Academy B-17E in the Hawaiian Air Depot Scheme in 1/72 Scale

Here is another Flying Fortress in the Hawaiian Air Depot camouflage, this time serial 41-2437. This is one of two HAD scheme Fortresses seen in John Ford's documentary film of the Battle of Midway. The U. S. national markings were modified by[...]

Academy B-17C/D in the Hawaiian Air Depot Scheme in 1/72 Scale

In the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor attack much of the American airpower in the Pacific lay wrecked, caught on the ground by the Japanese assault. Planes lined up in neat rows alongside airfields proved easy targets for bombers and strafing fi[...]

AMT / Ertl Northrop X/YB-35 in 1/72 Scale

This is the AMT / Ertl X/YB-35, a very large kit when built, but a unique subject. This kit takes some work, think of it as a limited run effort and you will be well prepared. I opened up the wing leading edge inlets and the wing slots at the [...]

USS Indianapolis (SSN-697) Fast Attack Submarine in 1/72 Scale

The USS Indianapolis (SSN-697) was a U.S. Navy Los Angeles class fast attack submarine. She was commissioned in 1980 and was assigned to the Pacific Fleet, homeported in Pearl Harbor. She was decommissioned halfway through her service life in [...]

Junkers Ju390 V2 Conversion in 1/72 Scale

Here are completed pictures of my Ju 390 in 1/72 scale. The model was constructed using components from two Revell of Germany Ju 290 kits. It represents the Ju 390 V2 developmental aircraft serving with F*G 5 at Mont de Marsan in France during[...]

Fw 190A-8/R11 Neptune of Ofw. Günther Migge

This is the Fw 190A-8/R11 Neptune of Ofw. Günther Migge, 1./NJGr. 10, Werneuchen Germany 1944. Migge ended the war with eight victories, all at night. The kit is Eduard's Fw 190A-8 in 1/72 scale, with the Eduard resin engine and gun bay detai[...]

Akitsushima, Scratchbuilt Japanese Seaplane Tender in 1/72 Scale

Long time lurker, but this is my first attempt at posting. This is my largest scratchbuilt project to date, the Imperial Japanese Navy seaplane tender Akitsushima in 1/72 scale. The project was inspired by Hasegawa's announcement of their rele[...]