"The day of my sortie finally has come...." Thus begins the touching last letter of 19-year-old Megumu Takanos, which he is writing to his parents on the day of his suicide mission. It is the morning of 25 May 1945 and Corporal Takano will die d[...]
This was a quick build between my scratch builds, Lots of fun and the first Kit that I have built in a few years. I started the build with the idea of working on my painting and airbrush skills that I feel were taking a back seat with all the sc[...]
Tamiya paints. MRP varnishes. AIMS aero rigging. Infini cabling and Gaspatch turnbuckles.
Pitot tubes to front starboard cabane strut made from solder and foil
Lots of silly mistakes but as usual learned a lot!
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Here´s my dad´s latest model, the Italeri B Stuka. The kit is ok but has its issues.
Built oob with HAD Decals, EZ line for the antenna wire, painted with a selfmixed RLM65, Tamiya XF-82 Ocean Grey, XF-5 Flat Green and XF-10 Flat Brown[...]
Waste not, want not. Done last year.
After the brilliant Airfix Spitfire XIV came out, I had no further use for the screwed-up Academy kit. Annd I had enough parts left over from some Airfix Spitfire 22/24 projects that I had a fuselage and win[...]
This was a really fun project that i was able to make a bunch of accessories for. i plan to make another Mandalorian but he will be a huge improvement over this guy with a cloth suit and all. hopefully ill start on him soon!
one more finished last days. Russian La-5 fighter of Hero of the Soviet Union G. Kostylev.
New mold from KP, much better than old one but still require lot of attention during work especially around front of fuselage (which i did not ma[...]
The Chicago lived up to her reputation as "The World's Most Powerful Guided Missile Cruiser," earning eleven consecutive "E's" for missilery excellence - a record unsurpassed in American Naval history. Each USS Chicago proved to be the epitome o[...]
Thanks to @michaelt for the inspiration with the three Me-262s he's doing at the WIP group. I didn't know Hobby Boss made this kit till I saw his. The Me-262A-1a/U3 photo-recon aircraft was relatively rare, though one still exists - the airplane[...]
Fun little kit, out of the box. Eduard made it too easy with this one, no need for filling, sanding, correcting...everything fit like a charm. This was the first time I got a chance to compare Hellcat with previously assembled Bf-109, FW-190 and[...]