This was my fourth Wingnut Wings kit, and the most challenging due to the amount of rigging required. I used EZ Line in both sizes. This was good, and bad. EZ Line does stretch well, eliminating the dreaded after-build line sag, and it is [...]
Done back in 2001, using the Wurger Mechanic conversion (fuselage, prop and spinner) with the Trimaster Fw-190D kit. Decals were from Eagle Editions.
Hauptmann Walter Nowotny's Fw-190A-5 of JG 54, around the time he scored his 250th victory. Decals from Eagle Cals, seat from Eagle Editions with molded-in seat belts. JG 54 is my favorite unit for doing off-beat field-applied [...]
This is the Hasegawa 1/32 kit with the Montex conversion to do the Fw-190A-3 flown by Hans "Assi" Hahn of JG2 in 1942. It's an easy drop-fit conversion with a full fuselage. Decals from Eagle Cals.
This is the "New tool" Hobbycraft CF-105, in 1/48th scale. The kit comes in a rather large, sturdy box, which is really needed because this is a big model. I'm impressed with the size of the completed model every time I look at [...]
Here is Oblt. Georg Schott's "Weise 11", Staffelkapitaen of 1./JG-1 while based at Deelen, Holland in the autumn of 1943. This one also has the Eagle Editions propeller & spinner, cowl gun cover, and wheels. I also used the [...]
Sturmjager flown by Hpt. Wilhelm Moritz, Kommandeur of IV(Sturm)./JG-3 while the unit was based at Memmingen in the summer of '44 and dedicated to the interception of allied daytime bombing raids. An order from Hermann Goering himself [...]
This is a 1/48 Otaki kit built in 2002. I followed the Aeromaster decals painting instructions which stated that the Ocean Gray portions of this plane were over-sprayed with "Mixed Green". They described this green as a lighter [...]
I started work on this airplane about 5-6 years ago. I stopped working on scale models for several reasons but this Sea Fury and the Mirage F-1 that I did as a CSAF plane were about half-finished and they taunted me to complete them for [...]
Build a couple years ago, I was unpacking this from the trip back from the IPMS Nats in Orlando, and thought I'd get a couple pics before putting it back in the display case. I have many happy memories of attending airshows with my father [...]