The Convair F-106 Delta Dart will always be one of my most favorite aircraft, and not just because I was able to fly supersonic in one, but that probably helped! In September 1972 I flew from McClellan AFB in California to Tyndall AFB on the Gu[...]
This was a jab at some of my fellow IPMS members and it worked.
The kit is a Revell Tom Daniels show car in 1/24 scale which is currently available. The figures are all pre-painted & the two on the truck came with the kit. All decals came wi[...]
The Dahlgren Cannon was chosen by ship designer John Ericsson to arm his breakthrough design of the ironclad USS MONITOR. The MONITOR's 29' revolving turret carried two of these huge rifled guns that were capable of firing a variety of shot. D[...]
The Specialhobby T-2C is one of the toughest models I have ever built. A lot of attention to aligment of the parts e dryfitings is required before you start this one. This is a multi media kit that brings injected parts with finely engraved pane[...]
This Crusader is of "Double Nuts" flown by CAG of CVW-5 aboard USS Hancock (CVA-19) in 1966.
The kit is a 1/48 Monogram F-8E. I dropped the flying surfaces and raised the wing section. I also used AeroMaster decals," Colorful Crusaders II" # 48-[...]
"Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" was a favorite movie (and book). Who could ever forget Van Johnson and the "Ruptured Duck". And so it was with me, when back in 1979, I built this BIG 1/48 rendition of one of my favorite (at that time) aircraft, a[...]
As part of being a club member from IPMS Ocala is getting to meet some very interesting people. This person is F.L(Tony) Svore who was an A-20 Pilot with The Roaring 20's 312th Bomb Group 386th Bomb squadron in the Pacific. I first met him at Th[...]
Staying in the Korean War theme, this is Monograms kit in 48th scale. A nice build, even with the raised panel lines, it is a fun kit to build. A straight forward build only aftermarket used were Super Scale decals for VF-123, Blue Racers, US[...]
I picked this kit up at a show the other week for a fiver,it was part built and required taking apart and tidying up before rebuilding and painting but I think it turned out O.K.
The kit itself is very basic even toylike having only 38 parts an[...]
A few years back a friend of mine asked me to build a Korean war aircraft for her father who served on the USS Boxer in Korea. I built her this F4U-5N from Hasegawa to give to her dad. The model is almost OOB, but I did add PE seatbelts. Paints [...]