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Testors/Hawk 1/48 OV-10A ‘Bronco’

Hi everyone! 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[...]

USS Saidor VMF-213 Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1D/FG-1D

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[...]

Vintage Sikorsky CH-54 Skycrane – 1/72 Revell

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[...]

BBI F/A-18C Hornet scale 1/18

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

1/72 Anigrand A2D SkyShark

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[...]

Riding BMW R-12

Zvezda 1/35, NO.3632, BMW R12 Isolated at home, No one's bothering me with the model.

1/48th Super Etendard Modernise

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[...]

Revell 1\144 HMCS Snowberry

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[...]

1/72 Airfix Jet Provost

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 [...]

1/72 Airfix Swift FR.5

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.