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 [...]
this is the new Airfix B-25C/D. the early Mitchell in 1:72 scale has been one of my "holy grail" kits for a long time. Airfix finally answered my prayers earlier this year with this release.
fit and detail parts are excellent. I think Airfix ca[...]
Well, we all know I have an affection for old Monogram kits, and seek out original issues wherever I can and build them! I have been seeking an affordable B-25H for a few years, not doggedly, but "keeping y eyes open". Well Emil at Skyway, who[...]
Newsreel reveals raiders took off from USS Hornet (CV-8)