The A2D Sky Shark was originally designed to be a turboprop powered contra rotating propeller equipped reply to the short range and low thrust of early jets based on a requirement for an attack plane able to fly off escort carriers. Originating[...]
1/32 scratchbuilt A-20G. 312th Bomb Group, 389th Bomb Squadron, New Guinea 1944. "We're not worthy!!"
Here is a build I did of a Minicraft kit in 1/144 scale.
What to do with a spare Skyhawk fuselage from the Hasa. TA-4/A-4 kit. Make it into a trailered airshow attraction, I got the idea after seeing an F-4 set up in a similar way at an airshow. I shortened the trailer from Airfix's tank transporte[...]
So it has been a little while, but here I like to present my recent build of the B-26B Invader in use with the French Air Force in Vietnam 1955. The B-26 Invaders used by the French in Vietnam were surplus American aircraft of which many had bee[...]
For several years I had a goal of building 1/48 scale models of all the Navy dive-bombers that saw action in WWII. I'd been fascinated with dive-bombing ever since I read Walter Lord's book "Incredible Victory", and saw the movie "Midway" in th[...]
This is the 1/48th Tamiya Douglas A-1H Skyraider. US Navy. VA25 squadron. The only additions to the kit, apart from the decals, were etched seat belts. I used Aeromaster Acrylic Matt Light Gull Grey, and Tamiya Matt White to paint the model. T[...]
Looks fast, isn't it? Douglas engineers designed this research airplane with intention of investigating speeds of around 2000 mph. Well, they forgot to tell that to engine designers. X-3 was so underpowered it could not exceed sound barrier in l[...]
This is the Tamiya 1/48th scale Douglas A-1J Skyraider. I added a etched seat harness and a QuickBoost resin Canopy Actuator Cover. The model was painted with Hannants Xtracrylix colours and weathered with artist gouache. The decals are Iliad D[...]
Hello all. It's me again. I am so excited. I just finished the fuselage of this scale balsa wood plane that I've been working on since October. What do you think this is? Also, it had the option to turn it into RC or rubber band powered, and see[...]