It's time to leave Nam era planes for while and lets start this new model from Sword U-125a more photos from build will come soon :)
The USS Ticonderoga leaving San Diego for Vietnam on this day in in 1966. While in Vietnam the Ticonderoga launched 11,650 combat missions. She was awarded her second Navy Unit Commendation for services in that conflict.
A year earlier, in [...]
I got my first plastic kit, a Frog DH.88 Comet for my 7th birthday... I'm 55 now and have been building ever since.
In those intervening years I have tried every aspect of modelling, mostly aircraft, but had a go at every other genre. That sai[...]
Here's my latest build that I finished a while ago for a Bomber SiG.
The kit itself is from 1994 and it has raised panellines, bad fit and lots of sinkmarks, but with some determination it's possible to put it together nicely.
I used Begemot a[...]
Well, this project is still on-going. It's one of those projects were you feel like you are almost done but then you realize you are still so far off. Trying to get everything correct, and taking care of those little details can take so much l[...]
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The photo below captures the launch of the USS Princeton on October 18th, 1942.
Originally laid down as a Cleaveland-class Light Cruiser with the name 'Tallahassee' she was reclassified as an Independence-class Light Aircraft Carrier and give[...]
The first diorama I built after getting back into the hobby. The mech is scratchbuilt and my first attempt at doing so. The Bf 109 is a kit which I built when I was very young so I restored the aircraft but in a crashed, "shot down" state. The d[...]
I just bought a Tamiya 109E off of ebay. I thought it would be fun to go back in to my archives and find my photos of the 109 at Thunder Over Michigan a few years ago. This was Russel's restored E that I believe was recently sold and is now in E[...]