Retired transit worker from NYCT. ,phormer phantom phixer f4j, low tech,low budget modeler. mostly a/c.
This is my take on the Mysterious Mig seen in that movie, It's a neat little kit with few hang ups. Most of the decals came from the kit , the yellow circles on the tail were kit bashed. The running joke at the museum that I volunteer at is a qu[...]
Inspired by the recent P-38 builds of late, I acquired a vintage Hasegawa kit, where you have to do a little surgery on the nacelles to model the F version. Using a combo of spares and USAAF letters and number sheet from Microscale, I did an Ale[...]
Another P-40, can you stand it! The Academy kit gives you a choice of doing a M or a N version I've done a M once before . I originally intended to use the kit decals but as in the past the Academy decals in this kit gave me trouble, so I let it[...]
The Navy converted a number of F-4N's into drones, Utilizing them not just as targets but also to test new equipment and weapons. Capable to fly with a pilot or NOLO, no live operator. At the end of it's useful life, about 5,000 hours it would t[...]
This is my take on the sole WV-2E[EC-121L] an experimental aircraft with probably the first to use a rotating radome, later seen on the E-2 and E-3 AWAC. it housed an APS-82 radar, a program that eventually canceled. It first flew in 1956. Submi[...]
The QU-22 was another civilian craft adapted by the military. Based on the Beechcraft Bonanza of which 27 being modified. It seemed that if it had wings they'd find a mission for it. Flown by 553/554 Recon. Wing Det. 1,Based at Nakhon RTAB in Th[...]
This a representation of Lulubelle , an M3 Lee medium tank, seen in along with Humphrey Bogart in 1943's Sahara. set in the North African campaign during WW2. This isn't a kit, it's a die cast 1/50 Solido model. I did add some brush paint, a bi[...]
Only seen at the tail end of the movie and during the credits, HMS Fearless recovers an escape pod in its well deck which has Bond and a female Soviet agent inside of it. The kit is 1/600 Airfix.
Well, I did what I could with it, I'm really not good with photo etch parts . they gave me a bit of trouble, with my shaky hands and all. As I've said before , this was an unfinished kit of my dads. He loved the DR-I, It was to him what the P-51[...]
This thing has got to be the oldest model that I have. As I recall my uncle gave me this to me, along with an Aurora F9F cougar and what was I think a Hawk weirdo's kit with a guy on an engine powered surf board. He helped ,along with my Dad t[...]