Avengers flying in the Atlantic Ocean were usually camouflaged in the white and grey that creates a good contrast on models.
This Atlantic Avenger was built using the excellent kit by Trumpeter. It is a design enlargement of the great [...]
The “Beguine” Racer:
William Paul (“Bill”) Odom, flew for the Chinese National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) from 1944 to 1945, flying “The Hump.” He was determined to make a name for himself in postwar aviation. He did so in [...]
Started in 23 but finally finished is my first completion in 2024. It is the old A/M P-51C kit which is a P-51B with the tail fillet joint. For some reason I seem to be concentrating on checker tail birds especially those from the 325th [...]
This is the second of two kits I bought at an old-fashioned hobby shop in Staunton, VA (the first was an Academy SDB-1 Dauntless). If you’re in the area, I highly recommend stopping by and looking at their stock. The shop is in downtown [...]
In its short debut in the modelling world, Accurate Miniatures left a lasing mark in terms of well designed model aircraft. One of these is the F3F-2 biplane. A fond build and a shining gem in the display area.
It's been awhile since I've posted here, life sometimes gets in the way, so here's my 24th P-40 to add to my collection. Although it's a Hobbycraft kit they use the old AMT molds for their rendition of a P-40F. Since I've build several AMT [...]
Here is the historic background to the model by Tom Cleaver:
Red Wrath was the personal mount of Lt. Colonel Clinton "Fearless" True, Group Commander of the 345th BG. Aircrew viewed him as "hard," but someone who never [...]
Had these photos ready for quite some time, but never seemed to have a moment to post this past summer. Hurricane Lee has provided me two days (while I have power and internet) to finally post this.
I have FINALLY built my 1/48 [...]
This is my interpretation of the Douglas SBD-1 Dauntless by Accurate Miniatures/Academy. I really liked this kit a lot, mainly because it fit together well and had an almost extreme amount of interior detail (a lot of which I can't see, [...]
Moving along to the next of my recently completed builds, I've finished a model that many are familiar with, the Accurate Miniatures P-51A kit. Much has been written about these AM early Mustang kits, and while they are not in fact as [...]