Here are a few photos of my most recent build, the Dassault. Super-Etendard Modernise. I have always loved the sexy lines of this jet, in fact, I like most of Dassault's jet designs. I actually fly one of their business jets, the Falcon 7X, fo[...]
This is the first model I've built for more years than I care to think about. Revell 1\144 Snowberry with Eduard detail sets to remind me how infuriating I used to find photo etched parts.
95% complete and needs it's display base. Thoroughly enj[...]
Another kit from the newer Airfix moulds. Builds nicely, only problem is the very thick dayglo decals. I had to airbrush the leading edges as the decals wouldn't go over the curvature, and mixed several mixes but couldn't get the exact shade of [...]
Built straight out of the box. As reported everywhere, fitting the cockpit and front undercarriage bay needs some cutting and modifying. Apart from that, the build goes on very smoothly. Colours are as instructed by Airfix with their Humbrol range.
Here I present my latest work, the Almirante Latorre missile frigate, 85 hours work, a good model but it has many defects in the details, to which quite a few improvements were added to the custom Chilean Navy... Styrene sheet, Rod, strip. .., G[...]
Interested to see what could be done with this kit without spending a fortune. Actually very impressed! PRU model with the fuselage camera in the wrong place (sorry)! Eduard wheels (for Tamiya) were the only extras. When you open the box you can[...]
Dear friends, here is a project that started last August. Albatros DV of wingnut wings, engine with resin by Taurus Model, seat belts by HGW models, lozenge decals by Aviattic and turnbuckles by GasPatch model. the albatros is painted in the l[...]
This is my version of the great Revell Lockheed PV-1 Ventura, the plane that replaced the Hudson. Apparently much reviled by the RAF (unmmaneuverable and under-armed) , it was put to wide use by the USAAF (amongst others). This is BuNo 48891, [...]
Here are 4 digital images of my photo studio. As a retired professional photographer and model builder I made this simple set up to take "top-quality" photos of my finished models.
I used my six foot long by 3 foot wide fold-up table as my work [...]
Jean Zumbach's full name was actually Jan Eugeniusz Ludwig Zumbach, he was born on April 14, 1915 in Ursynów Poland.Combat names: Johnny Brown, Kamikaze Brown was a Polish military pilot, entrepreneur, mercenary and commander-in-chief of the Kat[...]