This was a project with a purpose. I wanted to experiment with using pastel chalk powders to attempt fine-line camouflage patterns and wanted to start on something small. I looked through the decals I had been collecting for my 109 [...]
This is the Airfix P-40B/Hawk 81 kit. The Hawk 81a-2 was an export model created for the RAF that was roughly equivalent to the P-40C, minus the drop tank plumbing. The A.V.G. (Flying Tigers), was equipped with these. This is the second [...]
This is the Eduard 1/48 Spitfire Mk1 which I have recently completed as a commission build for a chap who found me through imodeler! My builds are normally for magazines but Bobby, who commissioned this build, particularly liked my [...]
This model represents the "Spirit of 76" flown by Major Robert G. Owens, USMC with Marine squadron VMF-215. This aircraft was the first to arrive at the newly captured airfield at Munda, New Georgia in the Solomon Islands where [...]
The Tamiya family of 1/48th scale FockeWulf 190s have long been pilloried by certain elements of the modeling community as being heavily flawed, to the point where some have even stated that the kits aren't worth building. I've always [...]
Built 6-10 years ago. Hasegawa kit with EagleCals. Basic camo 74/75/76 with Gunze paints, RLM 66 as additional camo on the upperside, Tamiya Nato Black for the underside.
The model shows the aircraft of Oberfeldwebel Arnold Döring, [...]
Besides the already shown Fw190A-8 with the "antler" antennas, my dad also built this "spike" antenna version more than 6 years ago.
Eduard Fw190A Nightfighter dual combo, decals from EagleCals. The antenna pieces are [...]
Built in 2016. Hasegawa kit with EagleCals, Gunze and Tamiya paints, wiring with EZ Line, brake lines with plastic rods and lead wire
Model shows the Regensburg built a/c of Staffelkapitän Hauptmann Karl-Heinz Langer, CO of the [...]
Built 5-10 years ago. Took some final pics before the clear flat coat deteriorates more. Hasegawa kit, decals from EagleCals and sparesbox, fuselage and canopy side armour from Tamiya, painted with Gunze and Tamiya acrylics. Seatbelts, [...]
Recently there has been a lot of excitement with Tamiya announcing an all new tool Spitfire Mk 1 in 1/48 scale. But do we need another Spitfire model? After looking at the various photos of the plastic trees, and a video review online, I'm [...]