This is the Trumpeter kit in 1/35th scale. It's a really good kit of the first version of the Ariete. Several resin sets where created to update it. Trumpeter released an updated kit that you can use to build an Ariete that was active in Irak.
Another quirky build-part of the AZ mystique. No idea of how accurate it is, but it's the only one out there.
Not good enough for US combat forces, it served well, particularly with the Indian A.F. There is a great account of Vengeance service, [...]
Built a couple of years ago, went together like a dream. Fun.
The fifth example of this old kit I've built over the years. Yellow Wings decals were used.
Pretty much out of the box,added a vac sliding part of the canopy and had a go at fading the paintwork.The overspray in the wheelwell is intentional as this was often seen.
Since I am starting my last ("Kościuszko") Polish Fighter Squadron aircraft, the Ansaldo, I figured I would post a few of my past models. I have completed two MIG 29 versions,single and two seat. I have also completed a Albatross from 1918, a Hu[...]
This is the 1/72 scale Hasegawa P-40E Warhawk in Red Star dress.
I built this one mostly because I looked forward to the painting and I was attracted to the red stars for some reason. This was a rather simple build and only seatbelts was added. [...]
Built out of box, using kit photo etched parts. Humbrol and Model Master paints were used. Eagle Strike decals were used for the markings of the "Seven Swabians" as well as the upper and lower lozenge. Stainless steel wire was used for the rigging.
An old Otaki kit that I had some fun with a few years ago. I love finding things like this at contest swap meets and entering them the next year!
Built out of the box. Used Extra Color, Humbrol and Model Master paints. Used streaked decals from Gunsight Graphics over a base of doped linen. Unit marking decals from Pheon, Stretched sprue was used for the rigging.