Hi there! My first P47 1/48 with Brazilian Air Force WW2 colors. They engaged ground targets in Italy, in 1944/45. Based in Tarquinia, these birds were assigned to the First Brazilian Fighter Group, operating under US forces.
After a very long period of being dormant, I've actually made some progress. I have six models ready for the spray booth: 1/48 Tamiya Sherman: Great kit and easy build. Nothing bad to say. 1/48 Tamiya T-34/76: Ditto. Great kit and easy build. [...]
I must say I was always intimidated by builds of modern aircraft but this build changed my mind. The kit is from 1988 and does not stand up to the new Tamiya kit but I managed to have a lot of fun with it. Lots of fit issues and old decals but I[...]
I bought this kit at a local arms fair. The box appeared very neat and new yet the kit was simply a rebox of an older academy kit. There was basically no detail for the interior(which is luckily hidden pretty well on the avenger). For what the k[...]
My first posting here. The HETZER from Academy was a build with some stones in my way, but at last I'm very happy with the result. The goal was a 'battleproofed' 38t with some wounds and heavy damage on the skirts. The camouflage is fantasy.
Double pun! NCAA Football today, AND today's update is a lot about the hard to fit nose of the Academy Phantoms! First, GO DUCKS BEAT THE HUSKIES. For those who need reference, maybe it's like England Playing France in the world cup, or somet[...]
The Beast. A brick with two big engines. A mig killer. Eduard 1/48 Good evening Da nang edition. Actually Academy repack packed with Eduard goodies: rezin wheels,seats,engine nozzles and PE. A great pack all in all. Cockpit is a bit spartan, but[...]
Ninkasi brewery in Eugene Oregon brews a very nice Oktoberfest, and that is this updates beer. Very much like the beers I drank when I visited Germany many years ago. The Academy Phantoms have been bashed many times for the fit of some parts a[...]
Finally completed this two year shelf of doom project. Eduard ( Academy ) F-4B with the Eduard Resin Wheels , Burner cans and ejection seats. Used the Yankee Station Mig kill decals. Painted with Tamiya paints and Mig wash . Hope you enjoy :) [...]