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My first model was a Snaptite F-14 when I was 3 and have been modeling ever since. I mostly build aircraft as they are my passion but I try and dabble in everything. I'm a corporate pilot flying a Lear 60 and have been flying since I was 15. I also sail as a hobby and the occasional wooden ship has been known to cross the work bench every now and again.

1/32 Tamiya P-51D Mustang

Here is my finally complete Tamiya P -51D. I think all of my other completed builds posted on this site were completed while this Mustang was in progress! I used EagleCal markings for Lt Goebel's 31st Fighter Group Mustang. Cockpit [...]

1/48 Hasegawa F-18C Hornet “Chippy Ho”

I finally completed my first model since my son was born last February, a few minutes here a few minutes there mostly during his naps! In preparation to do justice to a weathered F-14 I wanted to practice on something else that would get [...]

P-40E Build complete, my apologies for getting toothy again.

Here is the final product! The completed subject of my P-40 build log in the WIP page. I've been in a toothy mood lately so I used Baracuda Cals representing Col. Scott's aircraft. It's finished with MM Acryls, "faded" with a [...]

Hasagawa P-40E Build Log

My build log of Hasagawa's P-40E is now posted in the Groups Section, Works in Progress Page. Here's a teaser and feel free to ask any questions as I'm positive I've left some details out.

1/48 Hasegawa P-40K

John Hampshire's P-40K of the 23rd Fighter Group, aka Flying Tigers. The kit is the Hasegawa P-40K with Eduard color etch and Baracuda Cals Decals. The kit was a pleasure to build and presented no major issues as long as you're careful [...]

Douglas A-1J Skyraider

Here's my latest build and first attempt at an Internet upload. The 1:48 Tamiya A-1 was a pleasure to build, my only additions were the Eduard zoom set, hypodermic needle gun barrels and a Milliput shroud behind the cockpit. It was painted [...]