Article Directory: Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

F-4E, Hellenic AF , Hasegawa 1/72

Utilizing the unused Greek decals from the Buckeye kit and Hasegawa's early F-4E (which the still produce), I did a Greek Phantom in the blue scheme of the late eighties. The kit is the older molds but with the leading edge slats and the TIESO o[...]

Revell 1/32 Bell X-1

I think the first time I paid attention to "Developments in Aviation" was when I saw the October 1949 edition of the National Geographic show up at our house (it helped that my two teacher grandmothers had taught me to read at age 4). I was amaz[...]

WingNut Wings Albatros D.va….

Here are a few pics of my WNW Albatros, recently refurbished. GasPatch turnbuckles and Spandaus.

1/48 Tamiya Messerschmitt Pre-Production Me-262 “S” (Werknummer 130006), “VI + AF”

Here's another article that I hope you enjoy....................... This time it's based on Tamiya's excellent Me-262 in 1/48 scale. This model was started as I was "hitting the wall" and getting bogged down with research on the group of 4 Ta[...]

Revell 1/28 Sopwith Camel “Donner Wetter!”

First post here. This is the classic 1/28 scale Revell Sopwith F.1 Camel from 1959. I mainly build 1/72, but was inspired to build this kit that's been sitting in my stash by a desire to build one of the Wingnut Wings Camels that came out rece[...]

1/48 CAC Ca-9 Wirraway

Hello all. Been a long time away from the production line, but I'm back at last. Just completed. My 1/48 Special Hobby CAC Ca-9 Wirraway from No.7 flight training school 1943. My pitop tube broke off and was never seen again... I will make a n[...]

F-4C 1/48 Academy

First of my two F-4C :)hope yu will like it

JG1 “Checkernose”

The Fw-190A-6 was the last version of the “mid-range” Fw-190A series. As with the A-2, A-3, A-4 and A-5 sub-types, it had two 7.62mm machine guns mounted in the fuselage, for primary use as “sighting weapons.” Unlike the earlier versions, it dro[...]

Tamiya 1/48 FW-190 A3, Werk Number 223, Hans “Assi” Hahn, Gruppenkommandeur III / JG 2

This is something that I have been meaning to do for a while... I'm finally posting the last FW 190 from the series of four planes that I built for the Kasserine Pass Group Build. Thanks again Dave Thomas, @davidathomas for coming up with the [...]

Miss pick me up. Catalina from Duxford

Having gone to flying legends recently at Duxford in UK, and always having a love affair with the cat, it seemed only a matter of time before I made one of these. This is the old 1/48 scale Revell/Monogram kit of the Catalina with AM decals, and[...]