This is my entry into the "The Empire of Japan 1919-1946 GB" This aircraft was restored to flying condition by the joint USAAF/USN/Royal Australian Air Force Technical Air Intelligence Unit (TAIU) at Eagle Farm, Brisbane, Australia in late 1942 [...]
This build is the 1/48 Eduard F6F-5N Hellcat Nightfighter. This is Eduard’s “Weekend Edition” so it comes with some resin detail accessories like radar pod, gun barrels, exhaust pipes, and under wing antenna. I also added Eduard’s photo etch coc[...]
Recently I completed an Arii Spitfire Mk VIII. The MkVIII is my favorite
version of the Spitfire and as fate would have it, there was this one waiting in my stash of unbuilt kits. It was the first time I had made extensive use of paper masks for[...]
Does that make this an FJ+1? and by what name... "Seahorse"? "Fury"? :)
This one was purely for fun, just wanted to share. I did this one up some time ago.. not really good by any means, nor was it ever meant to be. This is a Revell-Monogram [...]
Here is the start of my build of Sherman "Easy Eight" from Ryefield Model.
Started with the moveable tracks
The main body:
Front and rear
This is my Testors 1/48 Bronco, finished as 27TASS C/Os plane.
Built OOB, with saratchbuilt details and improvements added at many places, as the kit is quite simplistic and toy-like.
If you so wish, you may read the full build revi[...]
At the 1976 Rickenbacker AFB Airshow I saw my first Corsair...love at first sight. The Canadian Warplane Heritage had owned and operated her for years before selling her to Brian Reynolds. Brian owns and operates the Olympic Flight Museum near S[...]
This post is about the Sikorsky CH-54 Skycrane, an American twin-engine heavy-lift helicopter designed for the United States Army. I keep in mind my project to build or restore some old models that could bring me some memories. I restored the R[...]
My current project is to detailing the BBI Standmodel of a F/A-18C Hornet in scale 1/18 to a Swiss Air Force J-5018
The A2D Sky Shark was originally designed to be a turboprop powered contra rotating propeller equipped reply to the short range and low thrust of early jets based on a requirement for an attack plane able to fly off escort carriers. Originating[...]