Retired transit worker from NYCT. ,phormer phantom phixer f4j, low tech,low budget modeler. mostly a/c.
Something between builds. Just a few shots of NATO forces that I took in my youth while in the Navy, Three ships from the Netherlands, Overijssel, Deruyter, and Everstan, a RN Sea King, HMS Hermes at Naval Station Mayport Fla. I believe that we[...]
Basically shots of more modern aircraft, that weren't in the main section. The actual name plate off the now scrapped Forrestal, and the memorial plaque honoring those that perished in the fire off Vietnam, it used to hang in the hangar bay. Th[...]
Checked off an item from my bucket list, last weekend. Limited photos of the outside ramp, Jaime Carreon covered the other areas recently. One note, the C-130 is supposed to be the one that flew onto and of the Forrestal in the early sixties. Pi[...]
Utilizing the unused Greek decals from the Buckeye kit and Hasegawa's early F-4E (which the still produce), I did a Greek Phantom in the blue scheme of the late eighties. The kit is the older molds but with the leading edge slats and the TIESO o[...]
This is Heller's T-28 Fennec, done as a US Navy T-28B, training aircraft. had to remove the pylon mounts under the wings and a scoop on top of the forward fuselage. The decals area mish mash of spares, replicating an A/C from VT-3. Didn't add en[...]
These diesel units as utilized by the army and navy. This was my last military association. Utilizing an old Micro scale decal sheet and using Athern HO models I converted these diesels into military machines.
A local cable station had a mini marathon of John Mills movies, first was Ice Cold in Alex, a group of soldiers in an ambulance cross the desert to get to Alexandria, the second was the 1958 version of Dunkirk. Both a bit dated but I think they[...]
Entering service in 1959, utilizing the wing design of the FJ-1 Fury and controls similar to the T-28, over the years the Buckeye trained thousands of naval aviators. finally being phased by the T-45 Goshawk in 2004. Revell's 2009 reboxing, the [...]
This is Revells 1994 boxing of Monograms 1/72 N A F-82G. The G was an all weather model used with some success in the early days of the Korean war. The first aerial victories are attributed to the F-82, it also was used for ground attack mission[...]
Having recently arrived with their new tanks, the crews were confident yet apprehensive about their ability to confront the new tanks from the East. They hadn't even been on maneuvers yet when the alert was sounded, they made it to their positio[...]