Calling this one done, not 100% happy with it, but that's more down to me than the kit.
AFV Club seems to have a knack for the “unsung heroes” of military hardware. The very first full kit they released back in the 90s was the M730 Chaparral, an anti-air missile system based on the M548 tracked cargo carrier. Talk about esoteric.[...]
During the last few months of 2017, I’d enviously followed the posts that Marc Barris presented, describing the various scratch-built, vacform models he makes in 1/32 scale. Blessed with detailed plans of the full-size models and with much skill[...]
I've had this Kitty Hawk kit since it came out a couple years ago, but it kept getting put on the back burner due to other projects cutting in line. Well, I finally decided to finish the Voodoo, especially since Kitty Hawk has decided to release[...]
This is 1/48 Airfix P-40B Tomahawk with TuAF markings circa 1942-44.
Cockpit modified with Eduard PE set and Ultracast seat.
Other modifications are:
- Ultracast wheels
- Aires landing gear doors
- Quickboost gun barrels
- Ultracast exhausts
So, I just got into hobby modelling about February this year. In that time I have completed the planes you can see in the photos; Macchi 202 (Hasegawa), G55 (Smer), BR 20 (Italeri), Reggiane Re2002 (Tamiya), MB 326 (Italeri), Focke Wulf 190A (Ta[...]
In 1989, I was an instructor pilot flying the T-37 trainer at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Although I had a previous assignment in Oklahoma teaching basic students to fly in the T-37, this tour was different because we were t[...]
This was another reason why I need to stop looking at Aliexpress and eBay.
I go for a browse, see something I wasn't looking for, and this is what happens. I spotted a kit that consisted a child with a wooden gun and snowman and then the rest f[...]