This time the Roden SPAD VII with Pheon Decals to do Raoul Lufbery's airplane from S.124, the Lafayette Escadrille. A good kit worth checking out.
This has been an ongoing project since May of this year. It has involved two complete paint jobs, a lot of sanding and at least 9 brass pins. I have just finished the Alclad II Laquer gloss coat and am finally ready to apply the few decals. T[...]
This is one of my more recent planes and is my first airbrushed plane. I do not think this is the best plane I have done yet but It came out decent as compared to my first ever built plane.
The things I loved about this plane is the interior w[...]
Built before all the resin extras.......
Removed the GPS antenna the Day attack bird did not have it
Stretched the outboard pylons The kit parts were too short
Filled the divot on the inboard pylons. The divot is not there
Re shaped the nose a l[...]
A4Q piloted by Captain Philippi on 21 May 1982 during the Falklands War.
Snakeye bomb impacted the British frigate HMS Ardent, after being shot down by a Sea Harrier (black 14), being able to successfully eject.
Recently, we had several mentions of the racing Mustangs: , and , so I thought it is the right moment to pull out this from my archives. Here is the model of the most famous of them all, the Red Baron, seen at the Scale Modelworld a few years [...]
There is no pilot of World War I in any air force who more fits the mythology of the "Great Flying Ace of the Great War" than The Arizona Cowboy, Frank Luke. The working-class kid with no education around a bunch of upper-class "college boys," [...]
This is a ten day wonder. It is the Airfix 1/48 scale kit, and took me about 14 hours total over 10 days. The personal markings are home made as is the aircraft ID. Under the tail is my brother-in-laws birthday as the civilian ID number, and [...]
This plane was my third official build and it was and still is my favorite build, but the b-26 will probably surpass this plane for the favorite build spot once I finish it.
This plane was my first real attempt at painting according to directi[...]
No real reason why I built this kit. I build very few whirly-birds, but this one just appealed to me. It is kinda cute. All of the high-vis is Testors Flourescent Red, out of the little square bottle we all know and love. Other than the red,[...]