I finished Mini W7 #1 roughly a year ago, and since then I've started volunteering at the museum that owns the real Whiskey 7. I donated Mini W7 #1 to the museum and she resides in their gift shop. So I had to build myself a Mini W7 #2. Just [...]
Hi There, So, last year when the Dakotas were at Prestwick I took a run through on the Saturday with Innis and his pal on what turned out to be a particulary typical Scottish summer day. We were able to get on board D-Day Doll which for me was [...]
Built two years ago. Because there are a lot of D-Day striped Dakota models out there, I convinced my father to do a PTO aircraft. Revell Germany kit (Berlin airlift) with North Star Models decals. They came without US insignias (and the kit onl[...]
Thanks for letting me in to your society and I want to start my entree with a model in 1:48 scale of the most famous airplane of the world, the DC-3/C-47 Dakota . The ancient Monogram Kit was used and the model has been built right out of the bo[...]
We learned to like and enjoy Plasmo's model construction videos on Youtube, and this one, featuring 1/48 Trumpeter DC-3 in Alaska Airlines livery is no exception. However, I found this video special because it provides a more or less complete g[...]
So, this is a little out of my wheelhouse, as I build primarily 1/48 postwar jets. The origin of this particular build started off quiet unexpectedly, as is often the case with me. While perusing a thread on a Facebook group (Cold War Modeling)[...]
This might be of interest to all. I found this on you tube while researching my water wings build. The film was made by the grandfather of the person who posted it on you tube,Robert W Martens, although my father did retire from the company and [...]
1/72 Italeri, my first C 47, with Eduard photo etch, finished in Model Master enamels with Roo decals and Future, used by Aircraft Research and Development Unit to check navigation equipment at ADF air bases.
Airfix's great representation of the C-47 Dakota this time finished as `Franche-Comte' in French Indochina, using Berna decals and using a mix of Vallejo Model Air, Gunze and Citadel paints.
This aircraft was flown by the Group Commander of 94TCS / 438TCG, Colonel C. H. Young. The painting on the nose of the aircraft is of a sailing ship named Argonia. Argonia was the hometown of Colonel Young. I have the utmost respect for the pilo[...]