Youtube has another neat film short done in Germany during the Great War. Showing some very involved manufacture of Albatros aircraft...from wood stock selection to final finish.
Here are a few pics of my WNW Albatros, recently refurbished.
GasPatch turnbuckles and Spandaus.
Maybe I should have titled this submission "Avon Sabre begets Albatros BII". To explain:
In mid-2016 I travelled to the Australian Model Expo in Melbourne, where highly gifted modeller Eric Galliers unveiled his superb 1/32 scale model of th[...]
Some times ago I've published some images about interiors:
This pretty little bird has been sitting in my stash ever since I bought it at a 'bring & buy' day at our IPMS meeting a couple of years ago. The kit included a swag of after-market bits, most of which I didn't use as my eyesight is not good[...]
As I've recently returned from a large regional model show, and as is my wont following such experiences, I've reflected on the nature of scale modelling, and modellers, notwithstanding the fact that I am now heavily sedated.
Viewing hundreds o[...]
There is likely no fighter airplane better known in the world than that flown by “The Bloody Red Baron of Germany,” as the song “Snoopy and the Red Baron” has it. People who know nothing about airplanes know the all-red Fokker Triplane flown by[...]
My first post, I hope you like my work:
The Albatros, my first Wingnut Wings kit, was built straight from the box but includes some additional cockpit wiring, fish line wing rigging with scratch-built turnbuckles and two laminated wood propelle[...]
For a long time I did not show my models. It's time to do it. I'm very glad to be among you again. Immediately two models of all known aircraft L-39 Albatros in scale 1/32 from HPH.
Started back in 2010 and finally off the shelf and finished.
Cockpit detailed with different gauge wire, etc.
added detail to the Mercedes engine include scratch built spark plugs, valve springs, spark plug wires, and assorted cables.