This build was a little different. I have always been a fan of the 1950’s and 1960’s horror and sci-fi movies. One of my favorites is the Howard Hawks 1951 movie “The Thing From Another World”. The movie is set in the arctic at an [...]
Where do I start...Whiskey 7, or 43-30652. A 1943 Douglas C-47 Skytrain that served as the leader of Serial #18 on D-Day, according to records with the 37th TCS, 316th TCG. No actual photographs where her tail number can be seen exist [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]