1/35 Italeri Hetzer. Finished it yesterday, FINALLY!
Used Tamiya Panzer IV add on tools (which accounts for the crooked side skirt) and the rubber tracks from the Tamiya Hetzer kit.
Did this one a long time ago.
Decals from Aeromaster for an 80th fg bird. True Detail wheels, Xtracolor gloss paints for the OD/Neutral Grey, Testors square bottle gloss green. At the time I did this, I didn't have any real reference materia[...]
Built out of the box, with wood grain decals for the slats in the bed. Not perfect, but I'm happy with it.
An area of WW2 modeling I havent done before is French. Always been keen to do some of their tanks as they are always a bit clunky / unusual looking. This Somua was actuually really fun to build and has quite a cool look about it once complete. [...]
Just something to get my ugly mug off Headlines.
Yes, guys, you're correct. Today is indeed my birthday, and I wanted to give a big thank you to Martin and the team for the unexpected birthday present of a 1:1 Short Sunderland V Flying Boat! Wow! Talk about lost for words!
The guy on the push[...]
This idea has a long story. I came 4 years ago.
Planes are like the racing cars. The idea comes form the Reno Air Race. I found this site about two years ago, when I searched for some reference photos to my favourite plane, the QuickSilver.
The war the fighter-bombers engaged in during the Korean War was a bloody one, a war unrelieved by opportunities for the kind of public acclaim the Sabre pilots received. Writing in “Officers in Flight Suits, The Story of American Air Force Figh[...]
Made mods to interior and added cyclic and collective pitch horns to swashplate. Made bigger diameter skid tubes. Tie down tape was made from dental floss, painted red. Added other details like pitot tube.
I made my way down to north London today, to the RAF Museum at Hendon, which in fact is four separate museums within several hangers. I went specifically to see the First World War in the Air display, which has a complete hanger of its own, and [...]