Part time modeller; I basically get the urge to build a one or two models every couple of years or so.
1/48 Accurate Miniatures TBM-3 Avenger Construction As usual the construction begins with the cockpit. The level of detail in this kit is outstanding and I tried to do it justice. The sheer complexity of the kit meant I spent far longer [...]
Inspired by Tom's posting the other day of an "Essex" Helldiver, here's mine from VB83. I built this one basically OOB with some minor scratch built additions to the cockpit. Construction was simple and straight-forward, I was [...]
Wing Commander Peter Mallan Brothers CBE, DSO, DFC, RAF Spitfire HF Mk.VIIc S.N. MD188 August, 1944 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire HF Mk.VIIc, S/N MD188 MD188, an HF Mk.VIIc was the third-to-last MkVII Spitfire to be built, coming off the [...]
Colonel James O. Beckwith (no relation) C/O 15th FG, 7th Fighter Command, 20th USAAF Iwo Jima, March - May 1945 I built this model a long time ago, my best guess is sometime in the summer of 2001. I finally finished it several years [...]
No. 25 Squadron, Royal New Zealand Air Force Piva Airfield, Bougainville, March - May 1944 Accurate Miniatures produce(d) some of the best models ever, I have build a few now and they are all excellent. The SBD is no exception. [...]
Dragon 1/48 scale injected plastic kit Construction was straight-forward and without event. For painting I used Tamiya Acrylics mixed to the correct colour. I mixed the RLM76 first and applied it to the lower airframe, the fuselage sides [...]