I'm almost ashamed to even post this after seeing Rob's beautiful Corsair, but coincidentally enough, I was working on this when he posted his earlier. I have another Academy Corsair ready to start (albeit a different version) and will be addin[...]
Zvezda 1/72 Fw 190A-4
Focke Wulf Fw 190A-4
Catalogue number: ZVE 7304
Introduced in July 1942, the Fw 190 A-4 was equipped with the same engine and basic armament as the A-3. Updated radio gear, the FuG 16Z, was installed replacing[...]
The kit was built out of the box. The decals are Superscale.It took 2 sheets to do the aircraft properly as one sheet only gives you enough markings for one side of the aircraft, not to mention some sizing issues, but the with 2 sheets you can m[...]
No. 25 Squadron, Royal New Zealand Air Force
Piva Airfield, Bougainville, March - May 1944
Accurate Miniatures produce(d) some of the best models ever, I have build a few now and they are all excellent. The SBD is no exception. Construction b[...]
El Salvador, Corsair, 1969 (last combat WWII Corsairs). That's what the instructions say. The Soccer (or Football) War . Our clapped out, war weary Corsairs were used as frontline aircraft by a 3rd world country. At least 25 years old and st[...]
From my Brother Keith in Tuscon Arizona comes this creation. It flys! It's R/C if you look careful you will see the real engine under the water-cooled one. Wingnut Wings-Bah Humbug! Don't know the scale but I'm sure it's big.
DRAGON 1/48 SCALE INJECTED PLASTIC KIT
Construction was straight-forward and without event. For painting I used Tamiya Acrylics mixed to the correct colour. I mixed the RLM76 first and applied it to the lower airframe, the fuselage sides and [...]
Some of you might be familiar with the term "Rat Rod". These are bare bone hot rods in various forms of construction or destruction. Mine is a Mouse Rod because it is somewhere around 1/32nd scale as opposed to the 1/25th scale used most often b[...]
The B-17G finally flew in to Chino yesterday. Here are some shots, including one of me holding it in front of another famus Boeing product, that will give you a good idea of just how big it is.
Another run-of-the-mill Tamiya "shake and bake" kit done this past week. Nuthin' special...just a quick build that, now that I look at it, isn't quite done apparently.
So...after these pics were taken: The prop tips are now yellow, it has an a[...]