Around 2009-2010 Collings was searching for a paint scheme for their newly restored A-36. At some point an envelope of photos showed up full of photos from the 86th FG that was based in Italy. The cowling section from TUTU still exists and at on[...]
First completion of the year, essentially started before the Christmas holiday but just now completed. This is the old Accurate Miniatures kit of the A-36 Apache from which the now defunct company produced various versions of early P-51's. I did[...]
This time I would like to present my March completed build. This was A-36 Apache from Italeri that is rebox of Accurate Miniatures kit. The build take me a year or so but not because the kit is woeful but I have long brakes working [...]
i built one of these last year and posted it but was never satisfied with the result...removed the post and trashed the model...the national insignia's on the wing and fuselage are different...one of course is larger and i flubbed it up...then i[...]
This is the A-36A owned by Tom Friedkin, after it was restored for flight by Fighter Rebuilders in 2010. The airplane is now painted like the A-36A from the 86th FBG with the mission marks all over the fuselage, one of the decal options in the [...]
Not as glamorous an aircraft as its pure fighter stablemates, but a hard worker nonetheless.
This represents a 'plane serving in Italy sometime in 1943-44. Worn, faded & dirty.
I built this kit quite some time ago & it still stands up we[...]
Since we had amazing run on Airacobra's, and I don't have one built yet to display, figure an early Mustang would be the next best thing. If I remember correctly this is AM first kit ever offered was the Apache, new approach, detailed info t[...]
Stolen in early 1944 by an escaped Romanian officer from an Allied forward base in Italy-on a dark and stormy night. Flown at wave top level across the Adriatic to a hidden location in the area of Transylvania, where it was re-marked and modifie[...]