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Trumpeter 1/32 P-40B

Hi everyone! This is my presentation of the Trumpeter 1/32 P-40B, finished as a Hawaiian bird. The model was a contribution to Louis Gardner's and the small team of great friends' idea to build subjects relative to the so important [...]

This is Fox One: Outstadning!

Finally the sun came out over the Gilbert Islands. After a tropical hurricane and heavy rains, the weather improved and flights resumed. After a short briefing, where the group commander known under the nickname "The Old Guy" [...]

Curtiss P-36A Hawk – 1/48 Hobbycraft

Good day, and welcome.. Today I've simultaneously completed two builds. The first, this P-36A, has been built using what is one of the few P-36 kits available in 1/48 scale (for now), that is Hobbycraft's boxing from the 1990's. The kit [...]

Review: Clear Prop 1/48 Curtiss Hawk H-75N

The Curtiss Model 75 was developed by Donovan A. Berlin, a former Northrop designer, and had more in common with earlier Northrop aircraft than with any previous Curtiss design. It was an all-metal low-wing monoplane, with a fully [...]

Welchome to my P-40B Show n' Tell.

The names Welch, Taylor, Brown, Rasmussen and Sanders are names commonly known as "the five that got up" on 7 December. What can be lesser known is the details of their aircraft. P-40B "160" is generally regarded as the [...]

Curtiss F6C-3 Hawk

The Curtiss F6C Hawk played an important role in the development of the tactic of Naval dive-bombing. The following comes from the book, "Destined for Glory: Dive Bombing, Midway, and the Evolution of Carrier Airpower" by Thomas [...]

Czech Master Resin Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk

The Sparrowhawk was designed as a “trapeze fighter” to be carried by the airships Akron and Macon. Their primary means of recovery was to hook onto the underside of the airship and be hoisted into an internal hanger. When operating [...]

Curtiss F11C-2 Goshawk

This is the Monogram kit from 1968 in 1/72 scale. Even though it is over fifty years old the kit still compares well to recent releases, featuring some very nice surface detail and clever engineering which ensures correct alignment and [...]

Helldiver Conversion

The inspiration for this project was the photo of torpedoes being loaded onto Helldivers of VB-2 on the U.S.S. Hornet. The aircraft in the photo is the SB2C-1C version of the Helldiver, and since I had a Pro-Modeler SB2C-4 kit that I had [...]

Museum Piece

This is my fourth and final(!) Lindberg Jenny project. It was love at first sight when I discovered the internet photos of Curtiss Jenny 4983 at the Air and Space Museum - the paint scheme, the unique markings, and the weathering all [...]