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Not an elite modeler by any means. But I like to think I am an avid one constantly working on aircraft or armor subjects. It is a wonderful hobby, and this is a really great time to be part of it.

Airfix Sea Hurricane 1/48 scale

My inspiration for this model was a profile painting in Richard Franks’ The Hawker Hurricane, a truly fantastic compendium of information about the Hurricane. Check out all his exceptional books published by Valiant Press in the [...]

Hobby Boss 1/48 scale F-80C Shooting Star (Kit #81725)

This was a very enjoyable kit and renewed my faith in HobbyBoss products. One thing I learned in researching this project is that the first jet fighters (and the F-80 was America’s first active duty fighter) were real gas guzzlers! Of [...]