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A Captured Zero, Airfix A6M2b 1/72

‘Sticking’ to the Rising Decals MM72-0101 Dying Suns Pt.2 decal sheet, I wanted to have a captured Zero in my display. The decal sheet called for a Nakajima built A6M2 m.21 and specified the aircraft had type 99 Mark II cannons - I had [...]

Surrender...1/48 Mitsubishi A6M3 Type 22, IJN/RNZAF

Besides all the US naval stuff by my dad, he decided to turn Japanese a bit. New Eduard kit, a bit over-engineered, lots of detail but also many small plastic and PE parts. Fuselage to wing fit had some tension and needed work. Engine [...]

Alles kaputt! A Junkers Ju 290A-7 crosses the Atlantic.

To the original: Junkers Ju-290 A-7 "Alles Kaputt" (Everything Broken) The story that the Junkers Ju 290A-7 shown here can tell has undoubtedly earned the title "highly unusual". Even a first glance finds some [...]

"Know your enemy": Hawker Typhoon T9+GK / 2. Staffel Versuchsverband Ob.d.L

"If you know yourself and your enemy, you need not fear the outcome of 100 battles". Well, what model building article can you begin, as here, with the quote of an ancient Chinese philosopher? In the case of this Hawker Typhoon [...]

Stranger in a Strange Land: Fw 190 A-5, 325th FG, Lesina AB 1943

When dealing with World War II aviation, there is little opportunity to come across distinctly colourful or at least unusual paint schemes. Only in one area can one find a consistently high density of spectacular "special paint [...]

1/48 Bf-109G-2 Captured! Hasegawa Bf-109G-6 kit

As usual during a big build, I try to take a bit of a break and do a smaller concurrent build. I am currently building the ICM 1/48th He111Z-1 Zwilling ((link)). I was looking through my stash and found the Hobby Craft Bf109G-2 and one [...]

Under new Management…1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109G-10 (Mtt.Regensburg), 401 Sqn RCAF

Built in 2019. Hasegawa kit with Rising Decals, plastic rods and lead wire for the brake lines, Eduard seatbelts, EZ Line for antenna wires, exhaust flame dampers are PE parts from the Eduard G-10 kit, Gunze, Tamiya, MRP and AK paints [...]

Under new Management...1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109F-4/trop, 1 Sqn SAAF

Built in 2019. Hasegawa kit with Rising Decals, Eduard seatbelts, plastic rods and lead wire for the brake lines, legs shortened about 2mm. This aircraft had additional cowl scoops like a G-2, so took some from the sparesbox. AK Real Color [...]

Under new Management…1/48 Messerschmitt Me262A-1a/U4 “Pulkzerstörer” with 5cm MK214A, USAAF

And my dad has finished the next one. Hobby Boss kit, Eduard seatbelts, EZ line for antenna wires, brake lines added. Painted with AK Real Color RLM81/82 and Gunze Aqueous RLM76. Kit doesn´t include US markings, took some from the [...]

Under new Management...1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109G-4/trop, 1 Sqn SAAF

Built in 2019. Hasegawa kit with Rising Decals, Eduard seatbelts, EZ Line for the antenna wires. Once again shortened the Hasegawa main legs for about 2mm. Gunze and Tamiya acrylics used, AML masks for the Erla zig-zag pattern. The [...]