This build is a commission build. A friend who supported our A-10’s in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2012 purchased the Revell 1/48 A-10 Warthog to build it as one of the 303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron aircraft. This par[...]
Greeting, iModelers. A week ago I road tripped down to McMinnville, Oregon with some friends to see the air and space museum. There is a modest but nevertheless impressive collection there of aircraft across the history of flight, from a 1:1 mod[...]
Merry Xmas! Well it's nearly Xmas anyway so I'll get it out the way....
This is my last build for the year, the Hobby Boss 1/48 A-10 Thunderbolt II. Or at least that's what it says on the box, the aeroplane goes by a few different nicknames I be[...]
I have just finished another kit for my friend. It is A-10 double seater in special what-if camouflage. The snake head in front is done by masking, it is not a decal.
The kit is not easy going together and I had some troubles to reach at least a[...]
This is one I built some years ago but as far as I can remember there was no problems with it. The only thing you must remember to do is to put a large weight in the nose or it will sit on its tail.
It is early morning 21 January 1991, the 4th day of the war as an F-14A+ launches from the USS Saratoga. Piloted by Lt Devon Jones and RIO Lt Larry Slade for an escort mission of an EA-6B Prowler of VAQ-132. The task was to escort the Prow[...]
As the new year begins today, I want to be a little ambitious and start some new projects, complete older ones that have been on the back burner too long. 2015 I was able to whittle some of those older projects and finally complete them. I [...]
The model in the the picture is a 1/48 scale italeri, with aires interior and engine from italeri exterior set . the picture was taken on the venice show in florida 2013 , engine cover was made by tissue paper and white glue.
I had this idea, building an aircraft with the landing gear transitioning from down to up, rolling around upstairs for a couple of years (about the time I started building this model). I wasn't sure how to go about how to display it so it sat i[...]