Airfix 1/72 Focke Wulf Fw190A-8
Product Code: A01020
49 gray parts
4 clear parts
First flying in 1939, the Focke-Wulf Fw190 proved to be an immediate threat to RAF fighters when introduced in late 1941, being faster and more maneuverable than t[...]
Airfix continues the march of turning out industry-standard kits that are economically sound, providing the modeler with the most enjoyment for their hard-earned money. Their most recent release is the Hawker-Siddeley Harrier GR.1.
Tamiya's 1/12 Yamaha YZR-M1
Built OOB using the following paints:
Testors MM Acryl
True Blue Pearl
Lots of polishing and waxing between coat[...]
Built OOB, finished in Testors and Tamiya acrylics.
I had planned on mounting bombs instead of rockets, for something a little different. However, I really didn't like the way the bombs ended up looking. I also left off the boarding step, as it [...]
Hawker Typhoon Mk.IB
Airfix Kit No. A02041
72 gray parts
2 clear parts
2 marking options
Airfix kits seem to be getting a little better, and better, with each new release. Having said that, I’ve thought that after Hornsby resus[...]
North American P-51 D Mustang. "Blondie", as flown by Lt Marvin Arthur,334th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group.
One of Tamiya's finer kits, I think.
OOB with Eduard seat harness.
Finished with Testor's buffable Metallizer "Aluminum Plate".
This is the CyberHobby 1/72 DeHavilland Vampire FB.5, warts and all.
As previously mentioned in my in-box review, the cockpit is sparse and entirely fictitious.
For the most part, construction was straightforward. I filled and sanded out all o[...]
From early 2010...
Not much else to add, I'm afraid. Just wanted to post something today and get some sweet, sweet karma. :)
Here's the Accurate Miniatures Vought SB2U-1 "Vindicator".
I started it in 2005, and when I laid down the natural metal finish (Alclad II) to replicate the silver-colored lacquer "dope" used on the fabric, it reacted with the primer I used (Mr.[...]
The DeHaviland Vampire FB.5 is the single-seat, fighter-bomber version of Britain’s second production jet fighter. Powered by the Goblin 2 turbojet , there were 930 built for the RAF, and 88 units built for exportation.
CyberHobby (DML) has re[...]