Returning (several decades break) model man. I have built a couple of kits now learning more in every modeling session. Happy portrait painting by my son from his Pirates season.
So many nice models from the past history here, so maybe something else from the future … An upcoming UAV Multi-Purpose Fighter FRX-99 Rafe "Hammerhead". Note those missiles above and below wings. (The coin only gives an indication of the small[...]
I participated a group building after year changeover and decided to do something new & small. My first motorcycle model is a bit special while it is an amalgam of bio-/mechatronics parts. Modified to military use, Battle Hopper is a mixtu[...]
The first Soviet cruise missile: Soviet pulse jet research got a big push in 1944 when they got a present from England - parts from V-1 missiles. Engineer Vladimir Chelomey was appointed the Director and Chief Designer of Plant N51 to design the[...]
So it finally happened in the future ... It started from the leaked General AI (Artificial Intelligence), which hit the advanced RFID memory chips in boxes. One of the most agitated was the Son of The Cardboard Box. It was not so happy for it[...]
Eastland WE211 Mavellic (1/72) A little bit of history of the future: Just in the middle of the post digital age The Finnish Defense Forces bought a neat successor to NH90 helicopter. The leading artificial general intelligence (AGI) selected E[...]
EU Goes UAV European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) UAV project Barracuda is a joint venture between Germany and Spain. Its official debut was at the 2006 ILA Berlin show. The prototype crashed into the sea during a test flight jus[...]
New Air Force One 747 is rumored to be solid gold! Made by BoingFinland this is the widest body design used so far. Solid gold engines, too. 24k. No fake news here. Model is an egg size item. Good cholesterol, plenty of protein.
Star Wars Rebel U-Wing, Incom UT-60D This new plane will appear in Star Wars Rogue One Disney movie. ILM told that 781 pre designs reportedly was needed, before the U-Wings final design was released and the machine was presented to the public[...]
Thunderbirds are go! Or at least The Recovery Vehicle kind of thingie. This is a little (9cm/3,5”) quickie one. Kit is from the old IMAI box which include Thunderbird 2 (TB2) and some sort of Recovery Vehicle. I was kind a disappointed when [...]
Quite normal-looking old Russian Mi-2 helicopter is landing to the edge of the field. Only a bit bad red cross painting might get some more attention. Pilot is leaving the place in a black van. If you’re brave enough you can take a look into t[...]