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Douglas C-47 Skytrain (Dakota)

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Update No. 2-Ju 87G-1

I've put the fuselage halves together and did what little I could without the proper tools to try and minimize the gaps. I dont have putty, so any diy things I could do? Also, I attempted pre-shading using black sharpie, so let's see how it turn[...]

Panels and rivets

Hi to all seekers of detail in our models. In starting up again in model making , this since my childhood and teenage years ! I have been awed in the level of detailing that one can do now having pushed the rendering to such realism that it begs[...]

C-47 Search and Rescue

This is the Hasegawa 1/200th scale C-47 Skytrain Search and Rescue kit released in 2000. I believe the original model was released in 1994 as a DC-3 with All Nippon Airways markings. This kit made back in 2000. It's painted with the now long go[...]

Dakota forever

Thanks for letting me in to your society and I want to start my entree with a model in 1:48 scale of the most famous airplane of the world, the DC-3/C-47 Dakota . The ancient Monogram Kit was used and the model has been built right out of the bo[...]

Update No.2: C-47 Skytrain

Hello Imodeler! It's been a while. A few months ago you may remember me posting an article called "What is this?" You guys, with your expert knowledge of plane identification, guessed correctly. I am building a C-47! This update is of the tail s[...]

How to illuminate a model – PLASMO’s 1/48 Trumpeter Douglas DC-3 [VIDEO]

We learned to like and enjoy Plasmo's model construction videos on Youtube, and this one, featuring 1/48 Trumpeter DC-3 in Alaska Airlines livery is no exception. However, I found this video special because it provides a more or less complete g[...]

Monogram’s 1/48 C-47 Skytrain “Mini Whiskey 7”

Built from the old Monogram 1/48 C-47 Skytrain kit as "Mini Whiskey 7" The real "Whiskey 7" is a D-Day surviving aircraft owned and operated by the National Warplane Museum in Geneseo NY. I was fortunate enough to be able to take a flight on "[...]

St. Thomas – A day at the Beech

Well I finally finished it, the diorama's pièce de résistance. And boy was it ever a piece of résistance. Back in Texas, we had word for projects like this – “Snakebit.” This Beech was “snakebit.” To date, this is undoubtedly the most challeng[...]

C-47 Dakota TuAF – 1/72 – Airfix

Just finished... Old Airfix (Italeri mold) kit with wonderful Tigerhead Decals. TuAF, 6063 (Ex. USAF 42-93787)

Family, Friends, Food, Florida, Flying, Fun and good memories, but not necessarily in that order…..part 2

Louis Gardner was kind enough to put up with Joe Caputo and me for an entire day that turned into quite a memorable one. The tour of the American Aero Services shop in New Smyrna Beach, FL, was the icing on the cake, but most important was meet[...]