BEHOLD! The latest addition to my growing collection of Good From Afar but Far From Good models!
Kitty Hawk UH-1Y Venom in 1/48 scale. External fuel tank by Werner's Wings. Decals by Flying Leathernecks.
Batwing antenna above the cockpit, [...]
The Lockheed AC-130 gunship is a ground attack version of the C-130 Hercules. It was developed in the 1960’s during the Vietnam War to perform close air support operations: due to its low operating altitude of around 7000 feet (owing in [...]
Tamiya Focke Wulf Fw190F-9 Luftflotte 4, May 1945. Found abandoned in Neubiberg, Germany. As is often the case, there is much debate on what colours it was painted. So I went with the later war colours of Rlm 76, 75,83 and a splash of 81 [...]
Next Zero by my dad. Hasegawa kit oob, added Eduard seatbelts and EZ Line for the antenna wire. Painted with Gunze H59 IJN Green and Tamiya XF-12 JN Grey. The yellow wing leading edges are painted.
Build thread here
Last produced [...]
While not the largest operational aircraft in the Luftwaffe, the Wiking performed effective service through transporting supplies and personnel. With six engines, it was still underpowered and required a long stretch of (quiet) water [...]
The origins of the D.XXI can be traced back to the end of 1934, when Fokker submitted design proposals to the Nederlandse Luchtvaartafdeling (Dutch Army Aviation Group) for a low-wing monoplane fighter that would feature an entirely [...]
Great news about all new Messerschmitt Bf 109 K-4 from Eduard in 1/48 scale. Unfortunately Eduard make some mistakes. All of mistakes could be easy upgrading:
I have used both JaPo monographs (released in 1997 and 2000 year) on Bf 109 K-4 [...]
The remaining hours of the final Reno Air Races have been cancelled after a crash between 2 planes killed each of those planes' pilots Sunday afternoon.
Pilots Nick Macy and Chris Rushing died in what a statement from the Air Races is [...]
Here is a kit that always held my interest as a kid growing up. Maybe it was the box art, but I always thought this model was so cool. Having built it a few years ago, I found out how fidgety this kit can be, especially the front [...]
My second build for the Mr. Jim Sullivan memorial group build is based on a picture in the book, Golden Wings 1941-1945, co-authored by Jim Sullivan, a USN, Piper NE-1.
The NE-1 is the Navy version of the iconic Piper J3C-65, Cub [...]