The 1937 DC-3 Flagship Detroit is undergoing maintenance at my place of employment so it will be ready for the summer season of airshows and touring the country . It is owned & operated by the Flagship Detroit Foundation. Most of the [...]
My wife comes from a Santa Fe Railroad family. Many of her family members worked for the railroad or were Harvey Girls in the famous Fred Harvey restaurants that served the lines’ passengers. One day about a year ago, I saw a decal sheet [...]
Here’s a DC3 that I built for a guy... she’s has scratch made flaps and decals by Vintage Flyer decals.
After the end of the war, many C-47s continued to offer their services to the USAF, with their contribution to war operations being enormous, as the typical examples of the aerial resupply of Berlin during the Soviet blockade in 1947 and [...]
This is a 1/72 MPC C-47... although the box describes it as a DC-3. This is originally an Airfix release kit and had a “Made in England” slip of paper in the bag with the parts . The fit of the parts was generally good, and there was [...]
Not my best work, I could have done the wing and tail boots, it was just so small.
I assembled a little old plastic model made by Revell. I used a brush to paint Mr. Color silver and Mr. Metal Color aluminum.As a finishing touch after applying the decals, I applied a brush coat of Tamiya acrylic clear. When I took the [...]
This was my second attempt at the AC-47. The Spooky was so incredible I built one back in the 1980's. This one 20 plus years later had the help of a resin kit for the guns and gun sight. I re-scribed all the panel lines and made the [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]