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Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

1/48 Arii FW-190

Hi All, Love all the recent FW-190 postings, so I thought I'd add another Butcher Bird. Here's my 1/48 Arii kit I finished +/-20 years ago. Sorry, too many years ago to add any details about the construction. Keep on modeling!

FW-190A-8 – Eduard – 1/72

Started some months ago, I'm happy to declare him finished. Superb kit from Eduard, nice details, great fit. Painted with MrPaint 74/75/76/04/66/02.

1/48 Tamiya FW-190 A8, “Otto Kittel” 2. JG 54, Black 1, Werk Number 690 282

Here's a model that I completed several months ago, during the Kasserine Pass Group Build, when I built a series of four different FW-190's. This model is painted as a "What if", since I didn't find any photos of the actual plane he flew on hi[...]

Accurate Miniatures 1/48 P-51C “By Request”

Summer activities has consumed most of my modeling time but I was able to finally complete another Tuskegee Airman aircraft. The above represents a P-51C piloted by LTC Benjamin O. Davis of the 100th FS, 332nd FG in Ramitelli, Italy 1944/5. Davi[...]

1/32 Trumpeter P-47N Thunderbolt “Chautauqua”

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[...]

Supermarine Seafang Mk.32 (Trumpeter 1/48)

First of all, I need to say that this is a "what if" build. There are two reasons for that: Trumpeter and Trumpeter. First reason is that model has a lot of issues with an accuracy, clearly visible if you're comparing with photos. Usually I don'[...]

Focke Wulf 190 A-8 Oberstleutnant “Pips” Priller JG 26

Focke - Wulf 190 A-8 from Oberstleutnant Josef "Pips" Priller when he flew over the beach of Normandy with his comrad on the morning of June 6, 1944.Here is the model of Hasegawa 1:32

Provost Jet T3 – Airfix – 1/72

Hello everyone Finished in great rush, practically OOB, it's a nice kit, easy to assemble and work with. I take full credit of the mistakes. 😎

Hasegawa 1/48 A-4F Skyhawk “Lady Jessie”

Jessie Beck ran the keno concession at Harolds Club in Reno in 1957 that's where she met a young part-time dealer named Dick Perry who longed to become a Navy pilot Dick was accepted as a Naval officer and within two years earned his wings w[...]

Sopwith camel Le Rhone

This is one of these jobs that is twisted from the beginning and everything goes wrong, I break the compressor, the airbrush came at the end of his days while cleaning the airbrush needle broke. The varnish was as if it had something that repel[...]