These two 1/48 P-40s were kindly sent to me as a gift from Bob Torres @v1pro . Bob also sent along some extra AMtech decal sheets with these two kits. I’ve been working on them off and on for several months. Warmer weather recently paid [...]
A good question, but a subjective one. One could say it is a pre-prepared die cast, where one would simply screw two halves of some already finished sub-pieces together. The next stage might be a snap-tight model, where the pieces just [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]