A very clear theme running through the series today, especially with the colourised photos, which need no captions.
Private first class Rez P. Hester (sadly, we don’t know the dog’s name) finds time to close his eyes for a moment while his [...]
B-17E ‘BOOMERANG ‘ from 92nd Bomb Group at Bovingdon, England. The Boomerang was shot down by Luftwaffe fighters after a raid bombing U-Boat pens in St-Nazaire harbour in France. 16th February, 1943. Her 11-man crew’s fates are detailed below.[...]
Vought F4U 1D Corsair ‘white 88’ of VMF 124 aboard USS Essex (CV-9) on 25th January, 1945. By the end of January, ‘45 the Essex had, in the last four months, survived Kamikaze hits and three typhoons; seen here gearing up for more attacks on F[...]
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 would assist her in inventorying Darrell collection. It was quite a[...]
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[...]
I posted these Doolittle Raiders on the Movies Group Build, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo but I'd like to share them with everyone here too. Hope that's acceptable to duplicate my efforts.
I completed these Accurate Miniatures B-25b's earl[...]
After making the move to Wilmington, NC and settling in, this was my first build in about 4 months. I had heard issues with fitting, almost unfillable seams, and the always reliable tail sitting problem. Upon opening the box, I realized how larg[...]
The Erickson Aircraft Collection Museum is located at the Madras Airport, a 45 minute drive north of Bend, Oregon on Hwy 26 near the intersection of Hwy 97N. The collection was originally founded by Jack Erickson of sky crane and aerial firefigh[...]
Resin gun pods and gun barrels from Quickboost, the side blast shields and front guns exit were done with styrene plastic sheet. Decals from an old Albatros decal set but I retouched the Nose Art decal and painted the falcon´s head and national [...]