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Austrian Aces…1/48 Messerschmitt Me262A-1a, III./JG7, Major Rudolf Sinner

Another last foto session of one of my dad´s older models. This Tamiya kit was built about ten years ago, mostly oob, only added seatbelts, brake lines and antenna wires. Rudolf Sinner was born in 1915 in Austria. In the thirties he served in t[...]

Brewster Buffalo Mk. 1 – 1/32nd Special Hobby

Here is my Special Hobby Brewster Buffalo Mk. 1 in 1/32nd scale. I will say a few things about this high quality short-run kit later, but first I would like to give some historical background to the subject. The History in Brief The marking[...]

Sonderwagen M8, Pt. 2

Greetings to all forum members. In this post, I am finishing the construction of the M8 Greyhound from the Bundesgrenzschutz or Federal Border Guard, the first national armed service of West Germany, created in 1951. Here is the step by step con[...]

Spitfire MK XVI ‘SL 549’ 17th RAF Squadron

Hi everybody, I would like to present you the Spitfire MK XVI. Built 2-3 years ago, here is the model. As usual every parts are coming from the box and no extra added, the build is the 1/48 Eduard Profipack. The kit was, as usual, not a surpr[...]

Airfix 1/48 Spitfire F.XIV, “Johnny” Johnson

History: It's a strange but interesting fact that the only "built for that specific powerplant" Spitfire to achieve a large production run was the Mk.I; while there were several other Marks specifically designed to make maximum benefit of the [...]

F-15E Strike Eagle Revell 1/48 in progress… part 2.

And we continue... fuel tanks ready and missiles in place ... Rear landing gear, secured and ready. Lantirns painted, I wanted to change the tone a bit and leave them gunmetal ... I quite like the finish. All the decals plane are ready. Front la[...]

Shark in the Sky…1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109D-1, JGr 176

#10/2021 My dad´s latest completion. The not that bad Modelsvit kit which is basically the same as the AMG ones, same engineering and parts break down but a bit more detailed. Kit comes with some PE parts, masks for canopy and sharkmouth, altho[...]

1/48 Beriev Be-4

I've always liked out of the ordinary aircraft and when I spotted this kit on EBAY I had to have it. Only 46 of these were produced and during The Great Patriotic War they served in the Black Sea area. Post war saw service as catapult aircraft [...]

Felix History, post WW2 VF-31 aircraft.

Fighting 31 Tomcatters is now the second oldest U S Navy squadron. It began in the 1930's as VB-1 flying Boeing F4Bs, Re-designated as VF-3 they flew F3F's ,F2A's, F4F's, during WW2 flying Hellcats two different squadrons claimed Felix as their [...]

Tamiya 1/48 SU-122 Assault Gun

History: The SU-122 was an assault gun based on the chassis of the T-34 tank. Its development began with an April 1942 specification for mobile assault guns using weapons of 122 mm or higher. The SU-122 was designed at the Uralsky Machine Buil[...]