I picked this up in the clearance section of Hobby Lobby for $4.99- Overall it was a smooth build with few problems. Given what I paid for it, I think I got the most out of this classic. I think from a shape perspective it looks just as [...]
Like most of you out there I have always been fascinated and inspired by the exploits of the American Volunteer Group in China, The Fabled Flying Tigers. Their exploits have been immortalized in books and film and their impact was felt for [...]
Built over 6 years ago. The "infamous" 1/48 Trumpeter kit..lol
At first my dad wanted to do a RAF North Africa a/c but during the build he decided that it should be a Flying Tiger. Found a nice scheme in Kagero´s P-40 Vol.I, the [...]
I finally got around to completing a Hawk 81 (P-40C) of the Flying Tigers, because everybody needs one in their collection. This model is from the Hobbycraft HC 1451 "AVG" Tiger Shark kit which has accuracy issues with the [...]
The P-43 Lancer was the final result of the work of one of the most visionary figures in aviation, Alexander P. deSeversky. A pilot in the Imperial Russian Naval Air Service during World War I, Seversky first came to the United States in [...]
I know…here we go again, here comes another stinking P-40, and a “Flying Tiger” one at that.
But…Please bear with me.
When I was a kid in the 1950’s, the “Flying Tigers”…the pilots of Claire Chennaults’s American [...]
Cutting Edge Resin Cockpit: This fixes the shallow cockpit which is a defective, design flaw within base kit.
Eduard Resin Wheels and Tires: Kit tires have little to know detail
Brass Gun Tubes
Wire brake lines added