The appearance of the Gustav series of Messerschmitt’s Bf-109 was due to the ineptness of the Luftwaffe high command in developing an acceptable production successor to the aging design, and reflected the lack of long-range planning on the part [...]
Limited edition/Dual combo EDUARD, 1/48 (#11114)
Pilot kapteeni Jaakko Poulakkainen Finland 1944.
Not my favorite WW2 plane, but for sure some of my best work as of lately. Build took suprisingly little time, about a week.
Have a video to go with these photos of the installed micro motor spinning the prop, but don't know how or where to upl[...]
Another 109 to try my teeth on were yet another Eduard 1/48 kit. (the one in the background will be added later, as it was built a bit later, and more detail added)
Starting with Eduards fine cockpit with the etch from the "Mersu" double kit. L[...]
I've been putting this kit off for a while until I felt calm enough to do the freehand mottling scheme required by these early Emils.
I reckon she looks great next to the recent Battle of Britain Spitfire by Tamiya...reminds one just how small[...]
My first go at airbrushing was the Tamiya Bf 109 E-7 in the all too well known red 8 colours (OK - they are very nice colours).
There has been incorporated a few changes; the step has been carved out as has a few of the cooling outlets (though [...]
The third decade of 20th century was world’s turbulent turning point. Germany was ruled by total dictatorship, Italy was finding way into world’s politics, Britany and France were asleeped…and everyone was rearming and arming for the upcoming co[...]
A JG 54 machine in the Russian front.
Again another Me109……:
This was a little testbed project I did in 2017. On the one hand, I once inherited some of these hemispherical wooden bases and on the other hand, I always wanted to show this Me109 in flight. I was happy [...]
My second build of the Eduard kits. The model represents Yellow 2 from 6./JG52 in Husum, Germany 1940.
It is mostly OOB except an armament set from Air Master and a resin control column from CMK . I added a control rod to the underwing radiator[...]