Having just made a tentative return to the modelling world, thanks to COVID-19 lockdown, it was with some trepidation that I embarked on this build! When I was modelling back in the 1970's I was probably just OK for a teenager, but looking at wh[...]
Got to visit the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum again and was able to book a 20 minute flight in one of their aircraft and this year it was the North American Harvard, which was quite a thrill.
I actually got the fly it around for a few minut[...]
This Monogram F-100D Super Saber is my oldest model . I built it when it first came out in the late 1970s when I was in high school in Monument, Colorado. My Badger Wren airbrush was used to paint it with Polly S paints . I’m sure Testors tub[...]
While on vacation in NW Montana, we took the opportunity to visit a private aviation museum owned by Jim Smith. The museum is noted for several things the most prominent among these is that Jim owns the only flyable Seafire Mk 47 in the world. I[...]
Well, my AS 1 with exposed engine bay and detailed drivers compartment has made some significant progress over the last week. The work started on the engine itself. This is a mini work of art in it's own right, well done PSM. Work is also underw[...]
The ultimate Corsair to see service in the Second World War was the F4U-4. The first prototype XF4U-4 took flight on April 19, 1944, followed quickly by four other prototypes. The airplane was powered by the R2800-18W, an excellen[...]
Model from WNW.
The plane was made out of the box except for the top gun handles, the air duct on top of the cooling system, and the rigging. Propeller and wood effects were done with color pencils and oils.
The base was made from scratch. The [...]
This is my Revell 1/144 Junkers G.38, finished wearing its last scheme.
It was a large German four-engine transport aircraft which first flew in 1929. Two examples were constructed in Germany. Both aircraft flew as a commercial tran[...]
Hi all! First post after lurking for a while.
The South African Airforce has a wonderful history with the Supermarine Spitfire. First flying them in WW2. The Spitfire also produced one of the great South African aces in Adolf 'Sailor' Malan, w[...]
A fun build this one.
Primed with Tamiya Flat White.
Painted with Humbrol 174 Signal Red Enamel, Tamiya Neutral Grey, Flat Green, Rubber Black, Mr. Color Dark Iron, Alclad Airframe Aluminium.
OOB except for the pitot tube which I replaced with A[...]