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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Good day all,
As far as I can remember, I have always build airplanes, even when I modelled at a (much) younger age.
Recently I received an invitation to join the 'Naval ships and boats' group from David Kopielski @davids_models, thanks [...]
Yesterday I had a great day at the airplane museum Aviodrome. A one and a half hour drive from my hometown.
A fantastic day, if you love aviation ofcourse. Several historic planes inside which are at a pretty good condition and [...]
One of my favorite German planes during WWII, not sure why, maybe because of its triangular shape or because of its heavy armament.
Thanks to Louis @lgardner, who invited me for the Luftwaffe group build, I decided to build this [...]
Greetings to all.
Herewith I'm presenting my first ever bi-plane.
Not sure why I finally made the decision to start this build, because I'm not into building bi-planes at all, yet.
But for some reason it did attract me although it is [...]
During my recent long weekend in the province of Zeeland, Netherlands, I was pleasantly surprised by the numerous bunkers of the second world war which were still present. I did now that in the Netherlands we still had quite some bunkers [...]
The 110's from the Wespen geschwader are one of my favorite German aircraft, unfortunately I never did build one, till now.
This kit is the Eduard 8203 from 2007 in 1/48 scale. It does include a lot of extra PE parts which are very [...]