Hi All! This is a result of the excellent 10 part "The Wietnam War" documentary serie (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Vietnam_War_(TV_series) I've seen recently. Actually this A-4 was around a while just I was too lazy to publish it here and [...]
Jessie Beck ran the keno concession at Harolds Club in Reno in 1957
that's where she met a young part-time dealer named Dick Perry who longed to become a Navy pilot
Dick was accepted as a Naval officer and within two years earned his wings
This is special build for my friend and his colection. The kit is avegare quality, big advantage is perfect fitting of all parts and clear instruction sheet, plus there is full buffet of weapons you can put on.
The kit offers also opening of som[...]
As a child I only wanted to do one thing in life from the earliest age up until early adulthood and college graduation. That one thing was to be a "Naval Aviator" flying jets off of carriers in the US Navy. This desire and goal was ingrained w[...]
I've always been interested in Vietnam War aviation, so when Eduard issued Vietnam Scooters limited edition kit, I knew I have to build one as soon as possible. The kit contains Hasegawa plastic, Furball Aero-Design decals for five marking optio[...]
THE STORY OF THE A-4E LADY JESSIE
Lady Jessie was married to Fred Beck. They ran the Keno game at Harold's Club in Reno. They became acquainted with Dick Perry,(She was like an adopted Mother to Lcdr Dick Perry.) who was shot[...]
1/72 Airfix Douglas A-4B Skyhawk completed in the markings of VMA-324 "Devil Dogs" flying off USS Independence in 1963. Added most of an Eduard Zoom set, Quickboost gun barrels and ejection seat. Painted with Gunze Mr Color. I don't usually buil[...]
The kit started out as a 1/72 A-4E/F Aggressor by scale craft/esci. the kit only supplies the avionic hump on top of the fuselage, so I had use filler for the tail fillet. No stores were provided so the wing tanks came from spares, the buddy pac[...]
One of my recent builds, a nice little scooter from the limited edition of Eduard...hope you like it! I enjoyed the kit very much, cheers, Christian
1- An original Revell 1/48? Chevy stake truck which my uncle gave me way back around 1964, along with others that didn't survive. Some how I could never throw this out.
2- My oldest IMC 1/72 A-4 Skyhawk, which originally was built with the battl[...]