Just finished this. The kit looked lovely in the box, especially the interior, but was plagued by poor instructions, ill fitting parts (dive brakes, open canopy). The engine cylinders are configured wrong. 2 of the canopy pieces snapped in half [...]
This is the CyberHobby 1/72 DeHavilland Vampire FB.5, warts and all.
As previously mentioned in my in-box review, the cockpit is sparse and entirely fictitious.
For the most part, construction was straightforward. I filled and sanded out all o[...]
The DeHaviland Vampire FB.5 is the single-seat, fighter-bomber version of Britain’s second production jet fighter. Powered by the Goblin 2 turbojet , there were 930 built for the RAF, and 88 units built for exportation.
CyberHobby (DML) has re[...]
Here is my rendition of Leutnant Heindel's Messerschmitt Bf109E-4B of Stab II/Jadgeschwader 54
based in Arad, Romania during March 1941.
The 1/32 CyberHobby kit was built out of the box, and I added the aerial and used the excellent Hussar dec[...]