This is my second build after my 30 years of not building a kit. It is a 1/72 FROG B-25D Mitchell. This boxing dates back from 1965-1966. Now to be honest, this is one kit I've been wanting to build since I first saw it back in the mid to late 7[...]
Here's Airfix's relatively new-tool 1/72nd scale B-25 Mitchell.
This was built out of the box as a mojo-restorer and what a cracking little kit it was! It goes together beautifully, is crammed with detail and was an absolute pleasure - even in [...]
This is the Accurate Miniatures 1/48 B-25B “Doolittle Raiders”. I built it as the “Ruptured Duck” which was the aircraft followed in the film "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo".
The “Ruptured Duck” was the 7th aircraft to take off of the USS Hornet. I[...]
Started this one quite awhile ago. It got put on the shelf after being masked for painting, waiting for me to move, get my airbrush booth set up, and then finally take the plunge into using it! This was my third project airbrushed (after the S[...]
Exactly 75 years ago today, while flying over Italy in the top turret of a B-25 J-1 named "Evora", this young man was killed. This was his 58th Mission. He just had his 22nd birthday a few weeks earlier on September 14th, 1944, and he left be[...]
Ju88 crashed after take off in Holland, June 3rd, 1941.
On June 3, 1943, This MK.V1c Beaufighter ran off the airstrip into ditch when landing at Dobodura, Papua New Guinea.
Following the shock[...]
W.i.p ...details and painting fuselage interior ...detail rear engine bay...old kit B 25J monogram ( Revell edition)
This model is not mine. I acquired this model after my good friend, Darrell Cochran, passed away suddenly in 2010. After his passing, his wife asked those of us in the model club if we would assist her in inventorying Darrell's collection. It w[...]
Louis Gardner was kind enough to put up with Joe Caputo and me for an entire day that turned into quite a memorable one. The tour of the American Aero Services shop in New Smyrna Beach, FL, was the icing on the cake, but most important was meet[...]