I just finished another Spitfire to add to my collection. This time it’s the Airfix 1/72 Mk. Vb in the colors of Don Gentile’s aircraft. I believe the molds for this are from the mid 70’s and while there is a lack of detail (as in no wheel bay d[...]
Built in 2015. Trumpeter kit oob, seatbelts and antenna wire added, Gunze and Tamiya paints for camo and finish, fuselage band and tri-color rudder are painted, rest of markings are decals from Avalon.
Model shows a Soviet aircraft that was cap[...]
Built in 2017. Hasegawa kit, Gunze and Tamiya acrylics used, EZ Line for aerials, plastic rods and lead wire for brake lines and cockpit fuel line, decals from RB Productions.
Model shows an a/c of Grupul 7/9 Vanatoare in Piestany in January 19[...]
Built in 2019. Eduard kit with Hasegawa decals, RLM71 from Gunze, RLM65 from AK Real Color, legs shortened about 2-3mm to make it look better and more realistic, plastic rods and lead wire for the brake lines, EZ Line and fishing line for the an[...]
Here is my big 32nd scale Hasegawa N1K2-J Shiden Kai. It is painted and weathered to represent the aircraft of Squadron Leader Lt. Naoshi Kanno operating out of Matsuyama Airbase, Japan, April, 1945. Kanno had ground crew hand paint the large[...]
As indicated by the title, this is the third of three Me 262s built simultaneously;
1. Dragon Me 262A-1a/U4 (
2. Hobby Boss Me 262A-1a/U3 (
3. Tamiya Me 262A-1a
The subject this model represents is a Me 262A-1a aircraft operated but 3./KG(J) 54[...]
Second & Third completion for 2021. The ubiquitous Sweet Mustangs in 1/144. This project was primarily an exercise in oil weathering, in particular, MiG Oilbrushers. Overall, I'm pleased with the results. Gunze-Sangyo paints, stretched sprue[...]