After returning to the hobby, with a 40 year break, these are my attempts at 1/72 aircraft from the past few years.
They are roughly in chronological order. I started off with rattle cans and brush then bought an airbrush a year or [...]
Another 1/48 gem from Tamiya.
As far as I can tell145317 was the last of shorter narrow nosed Phantoms one of eleven development aircraft F4H-1-MC[Block2b]. A new feature was the new AAA-4 infra-red seeker which was below the radome containing the APG-72 radar with its [...]
In October 1943, the North American began work on a fighter with an unrefueled range of over 2,000 miles. The twin-fuselage design was similar to the Messerschmitt Bf 109Z "Zwilling." Although based on the lightweight [...]
This is, of course, a Ferrari, in fact it was the Scuderia’s 2017 entry in the Formula One World Championship.
Tamiya released this 1/20 scale kit in 2018, and so far, it’s their last F1 kit apart from a couple of re-releases from [...]
First, a little background.
The Spanish Civil War was fought between 1936 and 1939. The Republicans (Leftists) were supported by Russia and France, while the Nationalists (Conservatives) were supported by Germany and Italy. The [...]
Just over three weeks from opening the box until finish, not after a pat-on-the-head, it's simply that sometimes (often ?), it's just great to build a 'good' kit without the drama, bad language and high parts count.
And I thoroughly [...]
The last of my 'Battle of Britain' builds, 'Falkes' (supposedly Galland) HA-1112 with the chevron and the victory marks. Built with both the three bladed prop for the static and taxiing scenes, and the 4 bladed prop for the flying [...]