Only in England...part one. In one of the more unusual ‘OTD...’ entries, two London firemen practice evacuation of animals in London Zoo in the event of being bombed; May 11th, 1940.
The Battle of Attu was the only lan[...]
A definite theme running through the thread today.
Hill 937, so named because it is 937 metres above sea level, was the setting of a 10-day battle between US forces and the North Vietnamese beginning on 10th of May, 1969.
Better known a[...]
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Recently graduated another model plane Antonov-32B. This is a copy of the Board of the government of Equatorial Guinea. Set from the company Amodel. Many of you are familiar with this firm. Who does not know, I will sa[...]
This is my finally finished Gee Bee "Z" from the venerable Williams Bros kit (not bad just a bit old) with lot of modifications and - hopefully - upgrade. I started this kit years ago but I had some issues with - as I think - too old pai[...]
As the Dakota, the mighty Convair B-58 "Hustler" is a good subject to show how aluminium foil gives such birds an absolutely realistic metal finish. As all Monogram kits, the model is easy to build and I did it o.o.b. To foil the model with kit[...]
I started this kit over a month ago and it's been a lot of fun, although I must say that I'm getting a little bored with it and really want to start on the 1/32 Tamiya Mosquito that keeps calling to me. But, I have to resist and finish this, fir[...]
This is the Hobby Boss kit. The plane I chose to model was an early production aircraft that was utilized as a "school" plane that only carried the outboard wing guns. I blanked off the inner guns and shell ejection chutes. The kit aerial is i[...]
One of my older models represents JB-2 Loon, #902 belonging to the newly formed USAF, Alamogordo proving grounds (later Holloman AFB), New Mexico ca.1948.
The launcher with RATO bottles, front propeller, finer surface details and engine pipe pl[...]
This is my rendition of the early Vulcan B2 XH556 depicted as in No.230 OCU Finningley, ca 1962. The Pit-Road/GWH kit and excellent Fundekals decal set inspired me to tackle the Vulcan subject. To portray the early B2 airframe the kit had to be [...]
This Blenheim MkIV (RAF 53 Squadron) was shot down 9th May 1940. The Blennie lost bearings due to ground mist on return from reconnaissance over Hamm and the Ruhr Valley. She was unable to locate the airfield and forced-landed at Laboissière,[...]