Adolf “Addi” Glunz is one of the most interesting of the Luftwaffe experte. He was born June 11, 1916 at Bresegard in the Lugwiglust region of Mecklenburg, the son Karl Glunz, a Beamter, or civil servant, of the Deutsche Reichsbahn. Due to his [...]
This is the recent Special Hobby kit. This is one of those planes that I’ve always wanted on the shelf and was surprised to see SH and Sword release kits simultaneously. The kit built up very nicely. It features a well detailed cockpit that [...]
When talking about the US aviation industry, it is difficult to avoid superlative formulations. The B-24 Liberator is a fine example: with an impressive 18,482 aircraft built, it can claim to be the most-built aircraft type in US history. Along [...]
Eduard has released overtrees of the Spitfire Ia both early and late. Saw them advertised at Kitlinx for $22.99 - get 'em while they're hot!
Here's my just completed model of a F4U-7 Corsair in USMC markings and it's not a 'whatiffer' but modeled after one I saw and photographed at the USMC Museum in Quantico, VA in May of 1967. The Vought F4U-7 was designed for and flown exclusively[...]
As I was finally getting around to get started on the fairly new Tamiya P-38F/G Lightning. It's amazing it has been out for over a year. I have been building Tamiya kits in order that starting with Ki-84 Hayate Frank way back in 1992. So to[...]
This started out as OOB build using kit decals. Unfortunately they were toast and did not cooperate when being applied. I used Euro decals for the Skyraider and they were excellent. I scratchbuilt the early AERO bomb racks then added Eduard 2[...]
My dad´s next finshed model.
Eduard kit, Exito Decals, plastic rods and lead wire for the brake lines, EZ Line for the antenna wire, MRP RLM76 and Gunze RLM 74/75.
Build thread here
The model displays the aircraft of Captain Const[...]
As soon as the terms "Messerschmitt" and "Battle of Britain" are mentioned together, then in most cases one type of aircraft is the subject of discussion: the Bf 109E. As the only single-engined fighter on the German side against the British Spi[...]
Here’s one I did some years ago, the notorious Hasegawa Spitfire Mk. IX. I remember it being a typically good Hasegawa kit. The short nose is obvious and a bit distracting for me. Fortunately, the Eduard Spitfires have come along o give us a goo[...]