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I have been building models since I was five. Many moons ago. I currently concentrate on 1/32 WW II aircraft. Also, have built a few vacuforms in this scale also. Member of IPMS- Great Plains.

Vought F4U-4B

VF-884 Bitter Birds Home based at NAS Olathe, Kansas. KoreanWar. -Flevo Decals. -Trumpeter F4U-4B kit. [...]

Curtiss P6E Hawk

This is the Silverwings 1/32 resin kit. - This is a very nice kit overall. Since it is resin and limited production, it takes some effort. PE and decals are included. To me, this plane is one of the most [...]

P-26 Peashooter

This is the old Hasegawa kit. I picked this up from a friend at a contest last year. I had wanted to do one for a long time. I saw Yellow Wings decals for this model when I was perusing the internet one day and knew I had to do this bird. [...]

North American FJ-4B Fury

This is the ID vacuform kit that I picked up in the sale bin at Colpar’s in Denver about 8 years ago. It really hasn’t been on the SOD that long. We moved from Colorado back to Kansas in 2014. - For a vacuform, this was well [...]

Mitsubishi A5M4

This is the Special Hobby kit 1/32scale. -The build is pretty much OOB, but take your time with it. It is one of their earlier kits. The stabilizers don’t have any locating pins. So I added some for strength. [...]

Westland Whirlwind

This is the 1/32 Special Hobby kit. It is built to represent the aircraft flown by Squadron leader Eeles. -This is a wonderful kit in my opinion, but not for a [...]

Mustang Mk III

This is the aircraft of No. 315 Polish Sqn Ldr Horbaczewski post D-Day. He had 16 total kills with 5+1 sh in the Mustang. - this is the Revell P-51D kit converted with Trumpeter spine and Aerocraft [...]

P-51D “Short-Fuse Sallee”

this plane represents one flown by Richard Turner with the 354th FG in the 9th AF. -The 354th was attached to the 9th AF as the first P-51 group in Europe , but it flew a majority of its missions under the control of [...]

P-51K “Mrs. Bonnie”

this is the 1/32 Revell kit with Life-Like decals for the aircraft of 348th FG pilot Bill Dunham. - the windscreen and fillet tail from Aerocraft Models [...]

F-86D Sabre Dog

This the Kitty Hawk kit. The build is SOB except for the pitot tube from Hobbydecal. It’s a nice edition. The black “darts” on the tail and drop tanks are cut from black decal sheet. -Color scheme taken from the [...]