What a great weekend, Saturday was the Indianapolis Model Show and Sunday I paid a visit to the Butler County Regional Airport to see the C-47 "That's All Brother". Flown in by the Commemorative Air Force SW Division, the A/C actually dropped 10[...]
Built it for a Brazilian AF pilot,using the Italeri 1/72 kit.
I had the chance to spend some time near HAF's C-47, s/n KK156. This was the last flying HAF C-47, meticulously maintained, til its last flight that took place sometime around 2010, or even before...
Since then, it resides in 114CW,[...]
This is my Royal Hellenic Air Force C-47, s/n 92630, named "ΑΡΗΣ"-"MARS", built through the "Korea : The Forgotten War……….." Group Build.
It was at this scheme that "ΑΡΗΣ" took part in the Forgotten War with the Greek Korean Deta[...]
This was my second attempt at the AC-47. The Spooky was so incredible I built one back in the 1980's. This one 20 plus years later had the help of a resin kit for the guns and gun sight. I re-scribed all the panel lines and made the flaps fro[...]
I finished Mini W7 #1 roughly a year ago, and since then I've started volunteering at the museum that owns the real Whiskey 7. I donated Mini W7 #1 to the museum and she resides in their gift shop. So I had to build myself a Mini W7 #2. Just [...]
Built two years ago.
Because there are a lot of D-Day striped Dakota models out there, I convinced my father to do a PTO aircraft.
Revell Germany kit (Berlin airlift) with North Star Models decals. They came without US insignias (and the kit onl[...]
This is the new mold Airfix C-47A in 1/72 scale. It is a fine kit in all respects, it builds up quickly and with no surprises. The interior is perfectly adequate, very little can be seen in any case and I would advise against adding additional[...]
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[...]
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[...]