Nearing the end of my Battle of Britain fighters collection in 1/48, I picked up Airfix's new tool Hurricane but could only get hold of the Tropical version. The kit allows you to build a Mk.1 but needed custom decals so bought an Xtradecals she[...]
OK, going up was all exciting, circling and landing on the moon was also exciting. Going back to Earth was exciting too. Then what? Interesting footage of the US navy frog men at work doing their best to secure the capsule and then make a safe[...]
I know, I know, but I just can't stop building Spitfires, and it's another one in the headlines from my side – a new Airfix FR Mk.XIV. I was waiting for this kit to appear in my local hobby shop, and here is the result. Spitfires are my most fre[...]
This aircraft was flown by Pilot Officer Robert W. "Buck" McNair D.S.O., D.F.C (2 Bars)(RCAF). No. 249 (Gold Coast) Sqn. at Ta' Qali, Malta, Mar. 1942.
This is the newest Airfix boxing with all the issues that everyone else has posted about: f[...]
This is my second crack at the new Airfix kit. This one represents an Indian Air Force example assigned to the training center at Ambala, India in 1945. The internet is full of excellent reference photos for these low back Griffon engined Sp[...]
Eduard P-15D-5 Mustang
Eduard’s newer, more dynamic boxart rivals that of the top companies. The instruction sheet contains more color, though needs a little more proofreading. But each version getting its own colo[...]
Hello iModeler! Here is my Airfix Spitfire Mk. Vb dressed up as a bird from the Malta campaign. This is my 2nd Airfix Mk. V. I wanted a do-over from the first one I did since I was not happy with how the finish turned out. I am a bit more OK[...]
Just arrived. Tore into it like a ravening wolf.
A more detailed review will be up at M2 next week. But right off, the surface detail is amazing, more petite even than the recent Fw-190 and Tempest, if such is possible. For those who say "yeah,[...]
We have our grandkids for a few days while our teacher daughters prepare for school to start next week. Our granddaughter and my wife toddled off to her gymnastics practice, leaving me with two somewhat bored young boys, ages 7 and 9, who need[...]
My first Airfix model and I must say, beautiful model OOB