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Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat

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Academy 1/72 PBY-5A Catalina

Hi There, This one was built for the wee fellas roof. No nose weight and undercarriage to deal with.... Yeehah. I haven't strung the aerials yet and not sure if I will as their absence will make hanging a lot simpler. Primed with UMP Grey Paint[...]

Evergreen Air and Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon, USA

Greeting, iModelers. A week ago I road tripped down to McMinnville, Oregon with some friends to see the air and space museum. There is a modest but nevertheless impressive collection there of aircraft across the history of flight, from a 1:1 mod[...]

On This Day…

Ju88 crashed after take off in Holland, June 3rd, 1941. ____________________ On June 3, 1943, This MK.V1c Beaufighter ran off the airstrip into ditch when landing at Dobodura, Papua New Guinea. ____________________ Following the shock[...]

On This Day…May 26th.

Two A6M2 Type 0 Model 11 ‘Zero’ fighters pictured in flight from Yichang, Hubei Province en route to attack targets in Nanzheng, in China, 26 May, 1941. ____________________ British Cruiser Mk IV tank at Huppy, France, 26-29 May 1940. Be[...]

On This Day…May 25th.

Nice set of Spitfire references for weathering. Spitfire MkVb of RAF 222 Squadron (ZD-H) named ‘Flying Scotsman’ In Essex, England, 25th of May, 1942. Pilot, South African Flight Lieutenant Laurie, is a flier of the 222 Squadron (Natal[...]

Consolidated PB2B 2 Catalina, A24-353 OX-M, 43 Sqn RAAF Darwin NT 1945.

1/72 Academy, with Red Roo resin and decals, finished in flat black enamel with Future and Xtra flat over all, built for the Year of the Cat GB, mid 2017 to early 2018, more pic's and details there.

Roadtrip Flyby: The Erickson Aircraft Collection

The Erickson Aircraft Collection Museum is located at the Madras Airport, a 45 minute drive north of Bend, Oregon on Hwy 26 near the intersection of Hwy 97N. The collection was originally founded by Jack Erickson of sky crane and aerial firefigh[...]

Miss pick me up. Catalina from Duxford

Having gone to flying legends recently at Duxford in UK, and always having a love affair with the cat, it seemed only a matter of time before I made one of these. This is the old 1/48 scale Revell/Monogram kit of the Catalina with AM decals, and[...]

PBY-5A Catalina – 1/144 – Minicraft

This was another long run. I'm happy to see it finished. I hope you like it...

QANTAS PB2B-2 Catalina

This is the 1/72 Academy PBY-5A converted to a PB2B-2 in QANTAS markings (by Hawkeye Models Australia) with the Red Roo Conversion set. First completion for 2018.