Here my FW190A5 Dragon kit converted to the U-8 JaBo version.
The aircraft from 1./ SKG 10 flew from Poix, France in summer 1943 against targets in England.
It was build some time ago already.
Painted with Tamiya and Gunze paints.
Here is a Me 262A-1a/U4 W.Nr. 111899 flown by Major Willi Herget for JV 44, April 1945 Riem, Bavaria
Its the old Dragon kit which still looks the job. Thos who have buil it know that the upper wing to fuselage fit is not 100% but by fitting[...]
Built in 2016. Dragon kit with kit decals and additional ones from Revell and Testors, the RLM red was a selfmix.
The model shows an a/c of Erprobungskommando 16 at Bad Zwischenahn in May 1944. This aircraft made the first operational Me163 sort[...]
Built over 6 years ago. Dragon kit, built oob, even used the microskopic PE Parts for the tiny external canopy locking lugs.
Gunze Acrylics for camo, Gunze and Tamiya clear flat for finish, EZ Line for antenna wire.
Decals partly used from the [...]
This is a "double build" of the same subject - the Essex class aircraft carrier Bon Homme Richard (CV-CVA-31) as it appeared in 1945 off Japan and 23 years later in the Gulf of Tonkin off Vietnam.
My last two builds were the first modernized E[...]
Seems like forever since I posted! Well here is progress on the cockpit, Barracuda Cast seat, and radios and battery. Eduard "Look" instrument panel. The seatbelts were a quandary. I had some Eduard PE ones from a failed Dragon P-51 build, b[...]
This is my entry to the Empire of Japan Group Build hosted by my dear friend Louis Gardner . @lgardner
The build extended over about 9 months, not because the kit was so hard but rather because I could not free-up sufficient time to finish the b[...]
As indicated by the title, this is the first of three Me 262s built simultaneously;
1. Dragon Me 262A-1a/U4
2. Hobby Boss Me 262A-1a/U3 (
3. Tamiya Me 262A-1a (
The concept of an Me 262 armed with a large calibre weapon originated in February 1[...]
1/72 Dragon, finished for the de Havilland 100 GB, more pic's and details there, a few moifications and additions, finished in a variety of enamels and decals with Pledge over all then with some Xtra flat mixed in.
Taking advantage of the extra down time from the Covid social distancing lockdown I tried to reduce my stash by finishing some simple no-frills OOB builds (**) in addition to ongoing work on regular long term projects. No frills means no afterm[...]