De Havilland proposed a development of the Vampire for the high altitude fighter-bomber role in 1948, using a thinner wing and a more powerful engine. With the4 company identification of DH 112, further development to fulfill Air Ministry [...]
Yes, this is a starter kit, but, the fit is INCREDIBLE. Did this for a break from the Victory (which is slowly coming along) No filler was required, and all paints used were by Vallejo. Decals went down well with "set" & [...]
The Airplane: Unlike the Gloster Meteor - which was always intended to be an operational fighter - the deHavilland Vampire began as an experimental aircraft, originally developed to specification E6/41, to test the deHavilland Halford H.1 [...]
My second RAF Aircraft, and boy was this one strange. I started this aircraft almost 5 years ago, and I have just now finally got it done (Of course, I have moved twice since I started this poor thing). I also call this aircraft the plane [...]
Besides the previously announced 1/48 Spitfire Mk. XIV, Airfix will soon be adding another quarter-scale kit to its range. To my knowledge, this handsome and immensely popular golden-era aircraft was only previously kitted in this scale by [...]
uh this one took a while... but it is now done after 5 lazy years ! actually got the b24 after this one and I finished the b24 2 years ago.
The RAF WWII 'wooden wonder' here in a 1970's kit. It depicts a plane from the 487th Squadron, in Operation Jericho, Amiens 18 Feb 1944. more in: (link) Made from wood, this plane has litle panel lines and/or rivets but, based on some [...]
Hi friends, after a year of construction I finished a diorama with Tamiya Mosquito in Scale 1:32 I try to portray my dioramas historically. In this case I have 8 books with photos of WW II helped ... Have fun ...
As progress of the RAF GB continues on and the October reveal now would you believe less than 2 months away. I have 4 projects on going with 2 completed and the other 2 coming along nicely. With some time left to build a 5th model in [...]
Hi All, The Mosquito is my favorite aircraft and I would love to be able to get behind the stick some day. I won't be able to add much to all the things said about this Tamiya kit other than it was a pleasure to build, very smooth. I [...]