Lovely little kit I had great fun with this one. At some point I'm going to mount it on a base, so I'm holding off the final weathering. The only thing I don't like are the tracks, I think that they're too flimsy and will perish over time... I h[...]
Wilhelm "Willi" Reinhard was a German World War I pilot who was born today in 1891 (12 March 1891 – 3 July 1918). Born in Düsseldorf, he became a flying ace during the great war, credited with 20 victories. Following the death of Rittmeister M[...]
On March 11, 1944 the B-24 'Heaven Can Wait' took off from Nadzab Airfield No. 1 (she was on temporarily on loan to the 320th Bombardment Squadron 'Moby Dick' for use by 1st Lt Herbert G. Tennyson and his crew). The primary target on the outb[...]
These pictures should not be so dark as the outdoor ones; we had rainy weather that day - sorry
Hello friends, I’ve just returned from a weekend trip to Berlin. I took the opportunity and visited the „Militär Historisches Museum“ at the former Berlin airport called „Gatow“. The outdoor area offers a variety of mainly cold war icons from bo[...]
Here's my 1/32 Zoukei-Mura Do-335. Progress has been slow because there are so many damn parts. It looks more weathered than most 335's because this one was captured by the allies and shipped back to the US for testing. It will have all the Germ[...]
Aircraft from 96 Squadriglia, 9 Gruppo, 4 Stormo CT, Alture di Pola, April 1941. This was a Breda built plane as evidenced by Breda's distinctive style of mottling and the small tail cross. This is the Pacific Coast kit with a Vector engine, Ma[...]
This is the 3rd model I finished, and one of my first attempts at airbrushing. I inherited an old Badger 150 with a "large" needle, wich is very evident in the mottle.
It is mostly OOB, but the canopy was very distorted, so a replacement came f[...]
This is my fifth model here, the last member of 'FAC trilogy' composed of previous O-1E and O-2A. It's the most unusual and less known of three, the 'pre production' Lockheed YO-3A Quiet Star.
YO-3A was a two-seat nearly silent observation and[...]
An M4A1 Sherman of 1st Armored Division on the road to Lucca, Italy, 10th March 1945.
Gunther Rall, the third most ‘successful’ wartime fighter pilot (after Barkhorn and Hartmann) was born today one hundred and one years ag[...]