The Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka was a human-guided bomb used by Japan in the latter days of WWII. Translating to “cherry blossom”, its official name of “Navy Suicide Attacker” hardly evokes thoughts of delicate pink petals lazily drifting [...]
A statement at the beginning: when purchasing these two kits, it is not so much the fascination for the respective original that is in the foreground, but rather their modelling possibilities. Presumably, most miniatures of this Japanese [...]
My First build of the year is this 1/72 Brengun MXY-7 Ohka Type 22. I added PE seatbelts and ring and bead sights as well as adding back the air intake behind the cowl as the one molded on the kit is very easy to sand off while building. [...]
A-1H Skyraider Zoukei Mura enriched Brengun, Master, Eduard, Quinta Studio. Painted Mr.Paint
This kit is an interesting subject. This is the 1/48 Brengun MQ-8B Fire Scout. This is a helicopter drone built by Northrop Grumman and is used by the U.S. Navy. It is typically deployed on FFG’s and LCS ships. The reason I chose this is [...]
The Yokosuka Ohka ("cherry blossom") was developed by the Yokosuka Naval Air Technical Arsenal for the japanese navy in 1944 and put into service in 1945.
The Ohka was a rocket-propelled glide bomb designed for kamikaze [...]
Model depicts an aircraft operating with 255 Squadron RAF, Kirton-in-Lindsey, Lincolnshire, 1941. Note this plane has six stack exhausts for which I used Ultracast parts. Other aftermarket parts are Eduard cockpit set and Master gun [...]
Piloted by Australian Ace Jack Bartle 112 Sqd., Egypt October 1941. Aftermarket items include Ultracast prop/spinner and seat, with Brengun gun sight along with a Master gun barrel set which has a very nice pitot head along with a ring [...]
Brengun's resin Tupolev torpedo boat is a superb little kit, with flawless castings and a nice photo-etch fret for some of the finer details. It was built pretty much out of the box, painted with Tamiya acrylics then weathered with oils [...]
This little fellow is ready for inspection. This is a short run model and needs a little more work, but in the end it gets a solid model.
The aircraft was operated by Lydia Litvyak.
The photos are poor quality, so I [...]