Professional pilot, retired Army Aviator. I’ve been building plastic models since I was 7 years old. My main medium is military aircraft, jets are my favorite, helicopters next. Additionally I build armor and soft skin military vehicles, and dabble occasionally in sci fi models.
This is my Italeri 1/48th scale CH-47D converted to the CH-47F. Since I had the D version in my stash, and conversion to the F model was fairly straightforward, I decided to convert as opposed to buying Italeri's F model. But then I ended up b[...]
Here are a few images of my latest project, the Great Wall F-15C in 173rd Fighter Wing livery. This project is actually a kit-bash using Great Wall plastic and Monogram decals. The Monogram F-15 utilized the original F-15 tooling, and I wanted[...]
The Sea Dragon is a beast whether you see the real thing up close, or like myself, you build the Academy 1/48th scale version. And, I don't mean beast as in difficult to build. Quite the opposite, this kit is exquisite, both in fit and in fide[...]
The Sanka Mk.B is a prop driven interceptor from the Sky Crawlers (anime) universe. This is my 1/48th scale, Fine Molds, Sanka. The design closely resembles the Japanese Shinden. Unfortunately, the kit is out of production, and it was the onl[...]
Here is my 1/48th scale, Academy, F-22 Raptor, painted with Citadel Acrylics. This kit had been languishing in my stash, but then I read Sten-Arne B Brunsby’s article about how he simulated the “Raptor Sheen” paint scheme on a 1/48th scale Hase[...]
This is my Tarangus, 1/48th Scale, JA-37 Viggen. I bought this kit when it was first released, but it stayed in my stash for a long time, because, quite frankly, I wasn’t sure my skills were up to the task of recreating the iconic splinter camo[...]
Hello fellow modelers, This is my first post, and I thought I'd start with one of my recent builds, the Italeri 1/48th scale CH-21. I'm a retired Army aviator, so I thought it fitting to start with a helicopter. Overall, this was a nice kit, [...]