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Brewster F2A Buffalo

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Dutch Demon

Dora Wings of Ukraine has been kitting obscure and lesser know aircraft such as the Vultee Vengeance and P-43. This kit, the Curtiss-Wright CW-21B fits that mold. It was designed by the St. Louis Division of Curtiss-Wright to be a [...]

Tamiya 1/48 Brewster Buffalo

This is my fifth model so I'm still learning quite a bit. This kit in particular is very simple and easy to build, all the parts fit together perfectly, and the decals seemed to be less thick than the ones from my Tamiya Wildcat. Due to [...]

Trainer: Brewster F2A-2 Buffalo – 1/48 Tamiya

So this is the second build that I had promised a few days ago, another kit saved from the proverbial Shelf of Doom. This Tamiya F2A-2 kit, much like the Hobbycraft P-36 that came before, was purchased for something like $6 many years ago, [...]

Matchbox 1/76 “ Memorial Day “ 3 Bloods and a Priest “

May 31 is Memorial Day in the US. One of 2 Federal Hollidays honouring the Armed Forces. In Light of that, and not having posted for a while I thought to show some of the really small Matchbox kits I have been dabbling in between trying [...]

Off the SoD – Special Hobby Brewster B-239 “Taivaan Helmi”

How a company that produced buggies during the 19th Century and was virtually moribund before it was bought, resuscitated, and turned into a manufacturer of naval aircraft managed with its first design - the B-239 - to come in ahead of [...]

1/48 Tamiya Brewster BuffaloU.S. Navy VS-102

This build was a nice easy build of the Brewster Buffalo dressed in U.S. Navy colors of VS-102. Some photo etch details were added. I also used the Quickboost resin engine and super detailed it. The engine fit pretty well with only some [...]

Hasegawa, 1:48 Scale P-40, “Kittyhawk III” (Longtail ‘K’), RNZAF

I think Hasegawa's line of P-40 kits are pretty much, the best of the type in this scale. They are loaded with fine detail and the fit is pretty good throughout, suffice to say, they are kits that have been very well engineered. They have [...]

1/48 Classic Airframes Brewster 239

This aircraft was piloted by ltm. Ilmari Juutilainen 3/Lentolaivue 24, Suualajarvi airfield November 1942. Juutilainen was the top scoring Finnish ace with 94 victories, 28 while flying B-239's. Aftermarket parts include a Vector engine [...]

On This Day…May 24th.

The Battle of the Denmark Strait was a short, intense encounter that was a humanitarian disaster for the Royal Navy. In the early hours of May 24th 1941, the HMS Hood was sunk and with 1,418 souls on board, a staggering and scarcely [...]

Hasegawa 1/48 F6F-5 Hellcat U.S.S. Hornet VF-17 “Jolly Rogers”

the VF-17 "Jolly Rogers" were formed on January 1,1943 at NAS Norfolk under the command of LT. Commander John T. "Tommy" Blackburn as CO and Roger Hedrick as XO...Blackburn was a Buffalo and F4F pilot but VF-17 was the [...]