The Revell kit is listed as a Skill Level 2 with an overall length of 12-3/4", a wingspan: 10-5/8", with a total of 50 parts. The kit is molded in light gray, a big improvement over the original orange mold from years past. The kit features fin[...]
Hell Folks This gallery for my Bell Aircomet that was completed some time ago mid April. This is kit from Hobby Craft, that I upraded by adding some spare PE in the cockpit and resin wheels. Kit goes together straight forward, not to many parts[...]
Made mods to interior and added cyclic and collective pitch horns to swashplate. Made bigger diameter skid tubes. Tie down tape was made from dental floss, painted red. Added other details like pitot tube. Comments welcome. Bo
I think the first time I paid attention to "Developments in Aviation" was when I saw the October 1949 edition of the National Geographic show up at our house (it helped that my two teacher grandmothers had taught me to read at age 4). I was amaz[...]
Bell UH-1D/H Iroquois (Huey) Scale: 1/48 Manufacturer: Kitty Hawk Manufacturer Website: Ref.KH80154 MSRP: £37.99/$55.99 The Bell HU-1 Iroquois was developed in the 1950s for the US Army. The "HU" company development reference led to the n[...]
The first aircraft to change the geometry of the wing in flight. This design was taken from the Messerschmidt P.1101 aircraft. The Revell kit goes back to the 1950s. This kit follows the norm of the time period, like moving wings and control su[...]
1/72 Hobbycraft, almost OOB, I replaced the pitots with brass wire, finished in Floquil F110030 and MM enamels with Tamiya X22 over kit and other decals, built 2007. This aircraft named "Glamorous Glennis" flown by Captain Charles "Chuck" Yeager.
1/72 Italeri, almost OOB, I replaced the three barrels of the gun with thin piano wire, finished in MM enamels with Future and MM FS30000 acrylic over kit decals, built previous to 2004, all my US service helicopters posted now until I build som[...]
1/72 Italeri, I modified and added a few things, finished in Revell, MM and Tamiya enamels with Future over Hawkeye decals.
1/72 Revell, I modified a few things, finished in MM, Humbrol and Tamiya enamels, altered to suit the Fujimi kit decals with Future over all.