Here is my first entry for 2019.
This is 1/32 Tamiya P-51D Mustang with the markings of “Butch Baby” flown by Joseph Broadhead, Commander of 362nd FS, 357th FG, March 1945.
Cockpit modified with Barracudacast resin seat, Yahu instrument panel an[...]
Happy new year to all
Here are a brief story of my builds in 2018.
1- 1/48 Tamiya P-47D "Vonnie"
2- 1/32 Hasegawa Bf-109 G2
3- 1/32 Eduard P-40N Warhawk "Lulu Belle"
4- 1/32 Trumpeter P-47N "Chautauqua"
5- 1/32 Hasegawa Focke Wulf Fw-190A6/R11
This is 1/32 Special Hobby Hawker Tempest Mk.V with the markings of SN222 JF-E "Le Grand Charles", from No.3 squadron, Fassberg, late April / early May 1945.
I have used Special Hobby Hawker Tempest Mk.V “Hi-Tech” kit.
Cockpit modified with Ya[...]
This is 1/32 Hasegawa Messerschmitt Bf 109G2 with the markings of Hannes Trautloft (Co of JG 54 Eastern Front, Summer of 1942)
Cockpit modified with MDC cockpit set.
I have used metal wheel well surfaces of Aires set .
Other modifications are:
This is 1/32 Hasegawa Focke Wulf Fw 190A6 with the markings of "Black 8"
This is field modified R11 for night fighting which was one of the Neptun radar equipped aircraft of JG300 in Fall of 1943.
Base kit is Hasegawa Fw 190A6. I have used OWL [...]
This is 1/48 Airfix P-40B Tomahawk with TuAF markings circa 1942-44.
Cockpit modified with Eduard PE set and Ultracast seat.
Other modifications are:
- Ultracast wheels
- Aires landing gear doors
- Quickboost gun barrels
- Ultracast exhausts
This is my 1/32 Trumpeter P-47N Thunderbolt with the markings of “Chautauqua”
flown by Lt. Victor Schmidt from 463td FS 507th FG (20th AF) Ie Shima, April 1945.
Trumpeter kit has an accurate overall shape but some serious inaccurate and weak a[...]
This is 1/32 Eduard (Hasegawa sprues) P-40N Warhawk finished with the markings of famous Lulu Belle
No need to after market additions due to Eduard's Profipack contents like resin wheels, exhausts, PE instrument panel parts and kabuki tape mask[...]
This is 1/32 Messerschmitt Bf-109D-1 with the markings of 2./JGr 176 in Gablingen during August 1939.
I have used Eduard Bf-109 E-1 as base kit and converted it to D-1 by using Alley cat conversion set.
Additionnaly I swapped Quickboost pilot se[...]
This is 1/48 Tamiya P-47D-20 with the markings of “Vonnie” 509 FS,504 FG flown by William McCrystal.
Standard Olive drab and Neutral Grey finish with red cowl, wing tips, tail bands and canopy trim.
Cockpit modified with Eduard instrument panel [...]