This Avenger was one of the absolute best model kits I've ever had the pleasure to put together, all thanks to Jay Mitchell. He sent me this model a while back in an effort to clean out his stash, and I took every opportunity to try new things. [...]
This past year has been a very tough year for everyone. People being furloughed, or losing their jobs due to this pandemic. A lot of us found that we had a whole lot of free time on our hands. Not that is a great thing these days, but I'm tr[...]
Built in 2015.
When the 225 Sqn RAF was in need of long range recce aircraft in North Africa, they borrowed four Mustangs from the USAAF which could stay up in the sky longer then the Spits. There´s some discussion about the camo. Either the [...]
The History: As related by Chuck Villanueva this marks the 75th Anniversary of the mysterious lost of Flight 19. This event has sparked many theories as to what really happened on this rather routine flight and has inspired tales of alien abdu[...]
First off, I want to thank all of you who held off posting your articles so we could keep our Flight 19 builds together. That was very kind of you and considerate................
Flight 19 ................. The "Lost Squadron" was previously [...]
Hope you are all doing fine. Lockdown still in effect here but that actually slowed down my builds. Been working on this one since march, the venerable Accurate Miniatures SBD, boxed by Italeri.
First off, it is great that oth[...]
My latest is the Academy reboxing of AM's P-51B, and represents" Missouri Mauler" flown my Captain Willard Milllikan of the 336th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group. He was involved in a mid-air collision with a wing mate while on a strafing ru[...]
I began this kit only a few weeks ago, and given that this was my second go at an AM Mustang, the build went fairly smoothly, but not without some hiccups.
Firstly, I built this kit out of the box, with only the addition of Eduard belts to [...]
Recently I’ve complete two world war 2 era Russian aircraft. A Zvezda PE-2 and a A.M. IL-2. The Zvezda kit is an awesome kit to build, perhaps one of the best kits on the market. The Accurate Miniatures kit wasn’t too bad either, but not as tro[...]
Here is my build of the great Accurate Miniatures TBF Avenger 1in 1/48. I actually had the Pacific version and had to buy Atlantic Scheme decals online. They were a bit old, so I substituted some of the stars and bars from other kits [...]