Hey there, fellas. This is my attempt at Zveda’s 1/48 F4. The kit is very detailed and has a lot of options, but the build can be a little finnicky with all the engine parts.
I have mixed feelings about kits with such options: it seems like a w[...]
Tamiya 1/48 Bf 109 E-4, W. Nr 5344. The markings are those of Maj. Helmut Wick, Geschwaderkommodore, JG2, Beaumont, France, Nov 1940. These are the final markings for this aircraft. At this time Wick was the leading Luftwaffe ace and was just be[...]
I've started some months ago a WIP doing a side by side build of 2 bf.109 G-6, one from Eduard and the other from the lesser know mould of the russian company Zvezda.
As you can see the kit builds very well providing one carefully reads the ins[...]
Messerschmitt began work in 1933 on a four passenger light “sporting aircraft” of cantilever low wing monoplane design, with retractable landing gear. The BFW M.37 was completed in the spring of 1934. Later redesignated Bf 108 Taifun ("Typhoon"[...]
My first experience with Hobby Boss models. I decided to step away from modern era models and take a trip to WW2 machines. I choose a cost-friendly, $23 Hobby Boss kit. I encountered absolutely no problems assembling the plane. Level of detail i[...]
During the Winter War of 1939-40, Finland obtained 24 Brewster B-239 fighters, which were the first completely-modern fighters to equip the air force. These were U.S. Navy F2A-1s, and became the first-line fighter after the end of the war in Ma[...]
The Bf-109 V13 and V14 prototypes were the first Bf-109 airframes to utilize Daimler-Benz DB 600-series engines, which finally gave the airframe the power it had needed since it first flew. The DB 600 was effectively the prototype for the mass-[...]
By the Spring of 1944, the Bf-109G-6, which had been the primary production version of Messerschmitt’s fighter since the previous fall, was falling behind in the relentless race for performance. Beginning in the late spring, many airframes were [...]
The ProModeler release of the Hasegawa kit, done some 14 years ago (unfortunately the model didn't survive the last move, but the photos are still nice).
The Gustav Series:
The appearance of the Gustav series of Messerschmitt’s Bf-109 was due [...]