So, here are the last two refreshed latinas from 2016.
FAS Corsair: Tamiya kit with Aztec decals, Tamiya and Gunze paints, EZ Line for brake lines, plastic rod for antenna. According to fellow Hyperscaler/Britmodeller Marco, the wheel wells and[...]
Hello everyone, after observing the models on this site for a while, I found the courage to publish this creation that was commissioned to me and for which I confess that I "stole" ideas from this site too . The subject is among the most viewed,[...]
Another latin girl from 2016.
Hasegawa F4U-5N kit, Aztec decals, True Details cockpit, Gunze and Tamiya acrylics, EZ Line for brake lines and antenna wire, the "T" antenna on the belly was taken from the ancient Hasegawa F4U-4 kit.
The model s[...]
Technical data: built out of Revell kit + resin wheels.
History: WMF 214 (Black Sheeps) commander aircraft flown by pilot "Pappy" Boyington.
Another Christmas gift from another great person. I really dont know how to articulate my thanks for these awesome gifts. Louis included a P-40 and a Corsair for me to build, both being in 1/48th scale. I've built academy before, but this other [...]
As many successful constructions, also Corsair is real beauty beast - robust, durable, reliable, serving in many countries can deliver deadly ordnance to whatever target.
Its upperwing allowing to carry large variety of bombs, rockets, electroni[...]
In 1984 I wanted to build a 1/32 scale Corsair, but there was no kit and I had no experience in what they called "scratch-building," including "vac-u-forming" parts. In fact, I had no idea what "vac-u-forming" ment.
I was told to build a box an[...]
This build brought back memories of my childhood on the '50s, early '60s building Monogram F6Fs. Though the surface detail is great, typical Eduard, i felt the need to replace many smaller detail parts with the following.
Brassin resin P&W r[...]
I read an interview with Cook Cleland about racing in Cleveland and he said something to the effect "I had to win it, I was mortgaged up to my eyeballs!", that always struck me as funny. He sure fielded some beautiful Corsairs. The decals for #5[...]
the Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat came on the scene too late to serve the U.S. Navy in WW11.. they were on the carriers halfway across the Pacific when the war with Japan ended...it was the fastest thing Grumman ever came up with to that point and pil[...]