First, a thanks to all who've participated in the Kasserine Pass/Tunisia Campaign Group Build, which has been a blast and has already seen some remarkable submissions with more to come. Before I get into my own contribution, I would like to of[...]
1/72 MPM, I modified a few things, upper turret guns hinge, added alloy foil to landing lights, tinned copper wire push rod tubes to engines, finished in MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit and Aussie decals from the spares box.
Finally pulled this off the shelf to complete my A-20 series of aircraft. I discovered that working with black is about as difficult as working with NMF. This model represents a P-70 that was with Detachment A, 6th Night Fighter Squadron at Port[...]
The Douglas 20, sometimes called ”Boston”, sometimes called ”Havoc” is a bit of an unsung hero.
This, and its kool looks, were the main reasons I wanted to build a model of it.
It served in the French, the British, the Soviet and the US Air Forc[...]
Stationed in New Guinea. It passed through Archerfield airport in Brisbane, where I live 5 mins from now.
Nice to do a local boy. Lol. More RAAF subjects to come.
Hope you like.
Replacement engine cowlings and trop filters for the RAAF an[...]
My second A-20, the first was a G model and it was so bad my grandson took it home where it shortly crashed on takeoff. I used the long range aux tank on this one as I assumed it was needed to get them to the MTO. Had some issues with silvering [...]
For my first article I chose my desert diorama, which was presented also in Moson model show in Hungary in april 2014. It was noticed by the editor of iModeler.com who gave the invitation to post the photos here. Thank you Martin![...]
This is the AMT 1/48 scale A-20G in the markings of the 646th Bomb Squadron, 410th Bomb Group, 9th Air Force based at Gosfield, UK during the Normandy invasion. Kit was built mostly OOB with the addition of the True details resin wheels and lif[...]
this model represents an A-20 of the 66th BS of the 416 BG it was the the former, "Miss Laid" which was the first A-20 to complete 100 missions without a failure or an abort. In lieu of this accomplishment it was re-names "La France Libre" at a[...]
This build started out with a picture:
It's an A-20B, AAF serial 41-3441 of the 47th BG, 97th BS at Vesuvius Airbase in Italy. I found it while randomly surfing at work one afternoo[...]