Article Directory: Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

1/48 Dora Wings Dewoitine D.501

The Dewoitine D.500 series holds a special place in aviation history as the first all-metal, stressed-skin, fully cantilever construction, low wing monoplane, single seat fighter to operate in significant numbers with a major air force. Yes, the[...]

1/32 Albatros BII – Wingnut Wings

Maybe I should have titled this submission "Avon Sabre begets Albatros BII". To explain: In mid-2016 I travelled to the Australian Model Expo in Melbourne, where highly gifted modeller Eric Galliers unveiled his superb 1/32 scale model of th[...]

Tamiya 1/48 P-51D “Nose Art Group Build”

One of my contributions to the Nose Art Group Build started by Jaime Carreon. Big shout out to Jaime for starting this Group Build as it's been a lot of fun. The P-51D I'm posted depicts "Duchess Arlene" flown by 1Lt Robert W. Williams of the 10[...]

PV-1 Ventura 1/48

My Ventura from battle with my friend , I decided for RCAF Ventura of NO.149 Squadron ,British Columbia. Here are some fotos ,model is almost done :) some parts still missing like bombs, and windows in cabin. At finall i decided to change guns f[...]

Not Tamiya… but Zvezda 109 G-6 1/48

I've started some months ago a WIP doing a side by side build of 2 bf.109 G-6, one from Eduard and the other from the lesser know mould of the russian company Zvezda. As you can see the kit builds very well providing one carefully reads the ins[...]

Gotha Go 244 Italeri 1/72

Hi folks, it´s been a long time but life went some other way, anyhow, i managed to finish this Italeri kit you all know of, because of its age. It was built OOB, painted with model master enamels throughout, and varnished with alclad LS. Decals [...]

Avro 560 (Choroszy Modelbud 1/72)

Between two World Wars there were build a lot of various airplanes – the great time of pioneering. Sure, most of that constructions did not managed to leave any significant trace in the aviation history, so they are forgotten. But we have some m[...]

War Above the Trenches: Friedrichshafen FF33e

The Friedrichshafen FF33 was a German single-engine, two-seater reconnaissance biplane with twin floats. It was designed by Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen in 1914 for the Marine-Fliegerabteilung aviation forces of the Kaiserliche Marine. The "e[...]

Dora Wings (formerly AMG) Bf-109A

Messerschmitt began work in 1933 on a four passenger light “sporting aircraft” of cantilever low wing monoplane design, with retractable landing gear. The BFW M.37 was completed in the spring of 1934. Later redesignated Bf 108 Taifun ("Typhoon"[...]

Italeri (Accurate Miniatures) 1:48 Avenger.

This is an old model I built long time ago, originally with the 3 tone camo pattern of white, medium and dark blue. After a close look, I decided to give her a new life. I stripped the paint, riveted the whole model, restored it and painted [...]