I started model building in the 60's when I was a kid. Back then I made them as toys and wanted to finish them as quickly as possible. I remember zooming planes when the wings were not dry and would be still drooping. I stopped building for many years to pursue career and family (oh how life gets in the way). I built a few over the years and have recently begun to get more serious since I've retired. Looking forward to see all the great builds on iModeler.
I'm sure this has been covered before. I see many B 17 models that show engine exhaust staining when viewed from above as incorrect. The four vents behind each engine were for the intercooler and did not create any dirty staining by [...]
This is a tribute to my Uncle (Edward Ah Tye) who flew in this B-17G–20–BO, “The Wild Hare” (42-31515). He flew the majority of his 35 missions in this bomber from June – November 1944 and returned home safely. He was part of [...]