Amtech P-40L-5 of the 79th Fighter Group in Mediterranean Theater markings ca late 1943, most likely in Sicily. I like the USAAF aircraft in the RAF-style camo (Dark Earth, Midstone, Azure), and British fin flash obscuring the serial number. I[...]
A lot of us styrene addicts have purchased models with the intention of building them right away that end up sitting on the stash shelf for years - even decades. That’s been my relationship with AMtech’s Ta-183 Huckebein, the one and only kit th[...]
Here is another one of the planes I built for the Kasserine Pass Group Build.
Again I wish to thank David Thomas for starting and hosting the Kasserine Pass Group Build. His untiring efforts have helped this GB become the success it is. Not o[...]
This is the AMTech P-40K "big tail" which was essentially the AMT P-40E kit with a resin rear fuselage and fin. I used a True Details P-40E/N cockpit. The decals are from an early Aeromaster sheet.
The airplane is a KittyHawk III flown by 2 S[...]
The AMTech (ex-AMT) P-40F with the resin corrected nose AMTech provided in their kit to fix the wrong nose the kit had. I don't remember whose resin cockpit this is, but the decals were by Aeromaster. The scheme is the "early desert scheme" of[...]
Today’s Air Force has decided to emphasize its history as a means of unit inspiration.
This has resulted in units with real “history” as the service decides which unit designations will continue in active service, so that one finds the 1st Ta[...]