The Pacific coast air museum in Santa-Rosa Ca, just reopened last Wednesday. The only air museum around here to do so during this epidemic. I was nearby after seeing my car mechanic then cruised up there during another extremely hot day.
It is [...]
A quick summary of a review I did on the Revell Mosquito last in comparison to the Tamiya Mosquito.
Both kits very detailed. The idea was bandied about among friends and not so friendly ones as well. Anyone remember the response whe[...]
ICM just released their 2019 catalogue, and it features these gems:
48281 - B-26B-50 Invader, Korean War American Bomber
48282 - A-26B-15 Invader, WWII American Bomber
With the Monogram kit a bit long in the tooth, and the MustHave! Models ki[...]
The Erickson Aircraft Collection Museum is located at the Madras Airport, a 45 minute drive north of Bend, Oregon on Hwy 26 near the intersection of Hwy 97N. The collection was originally founded by Jack Erickson of sky crane and aerial firefigh[...]
Finally pulled this off the shelf to complete my A-20 series of aircraft. I discovered that working with black is about as difficult as working with NMF. This model represents a P-70 that was with Detachment A, 6th Night Fighter Squadron at Port[...]
Le Mans is my favorite McQueen movie. I had this old Airfix A-26 and thought it would make a good what if.
As promised, a few shots of the A-26 on a base with her pilot. George, it only took 11 weeks this time....!
The base is a scrap piece of 3/4 oak plywood I had lying around. The edge was routered to make it look a little nicer. The concrete i[...]
It's finished! Kit built OOB, decals from Aeromaster Marauding Invaders Part 3 sheet. This one only took 11 years to finish, hope the next one doesn't take that long...
I didn't get quite enough weight into her, so she tail sits. It won't be[...]
Here's the latest project from the Mexican Skunk Works, deep in the swamps of southeast Texas. 1/48 Monogram A-26C. Started building this one about 11 years ago. It sat partially assembled on the workbench while I built a bunch of RC models a[...]
Hello everyone this is my first posting on this site, I will start with my favorite build up to this point. Monograms B-26C kit converted to the B-26K Counter Invader using the Paragon set in 48th scale. Started in 1998 and completed around m[...]