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After being away from the modellers scene for more than 35 years, I restarted this hobby in 2018.
A gift from a friend made me enthiousiastic again.
It really surprised me about the improvements that have been made in all these years regarding the quality of the kits and the techniques and materials available to create realistics looking models.
Mainly into building 1/48 WWII planes.

Tamiya Messerschmitt Bf109E-4/TropBlack-8 2.JG27

Presenting the well known Messerschmitt Bf109E-4/Trop, Black-8 of 2.JG27, in the famous dotted desert scheme. During our last holiday in Greece, we took the opportunity to visit Spiros @fiveten and his lovely family. It was a special and [...]

Ilyushin Il2 Stormovik Revell 1/48 (No.03932 year 2017)

Two months ago a combo build was started for the Ilyushin Il2 Stormovik together with Spiros @fiveten. This groupbuild grew rapidly and has already shown some great builds of this amazing aircraft and some excellent builds are still in [...]

Vickers Wellington Mk.Ic, Polish 301st squadron, Trumpeter 1/72

Herewith I present you the Vickers Wellington Mk.Ic from the Polish 301st squadron as used in September 1942. At first I had the idea to build it straight out of the box but since it was a gift from my daughter I decided to make it even [...]

Luftwaffe GB: Combo build of ESCI/Revell 1/48 Henschel Hs-123A-1, kit number H2231

This build was part of the great combo build of the ESCI/Revell/Italeri 1/48 Henschel Hs123A1 done by Spiros, @fiveten, and myself. It was built in the amazing Imperail German Air Service / Luftwaffe Group Build started by Louis Gardner [...]

Serving under another flag GB: Bell P-39N Airacobra French service, Eduard 8064 1/48

First finish of 2022 which started in 2021. After the start of this great group build, Serving under another flag, by Michael Paquette, @smrjpaqu899, I went through my stash and quickly ended up with this Eduard P39 Airacobra. Provided [...]

Helicopters GB: Doblhoff WNF-342 v4, AMP 48008, 2019

After receiving the invitation to participate in this great helicopter group build from our friend Colin @coling, I felt fotunate to participate in it. Since my building preference is the WWII, I thought it would be difficult to find a [...]

Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib (Car Door) No. 175 Squadron, Hasegawa, 1/48

This is my contribution to the combo build of the Hawker Typhoon together with Spiros @fiveten It was a great moment when Spiros joined my thread together with his Typhoon and continue it as a combo build. The build was mainly out of the [...]

Museum Wings of Liberation

Today my father, my brother in law and myself went to the museum Wings of Liberation (Bevrijdende Vleugels) in the south of the Netherlands near Eindhoven. The area where the museum is located was also part of the landingzones during the [...]

EoJ GB: Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero type 21, Hasegawa 1/48

Finally I had the opportunity to join this fantastic GB with a Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero. As a matter of fact, Spiros @fiveten, invited me to join his already started thread with my Zero as well and do a combo build. I was honored to receive [...]

Messerschmitt Me262A-1a Heinz “Pritzl” Bär, Hobby Boss 1/48 (No.80373 year 2011)

Finished the Messerschmitt Me262A-1a flown by Heinz "Pritzl" Bär who shot down 16 enemy aircraft flying the 262 out of his 220 aircraft shot down in total. The Hobby Boss kit included decals to create the V355 experimental [...]