Among the criticisms leveled by pilots against the P-51B Mustang was the limited visibility from the cockpit with the “coffin lid” canopy, and the tendency for the guns to jam due to their placement at an angle inside the wing, forcin[...]
Hi! Just finished this project. I hope like it.
Model depicts an aircraft operating with 255 Squadron RAF, Kirton-in-Lindsey, Lincolnshire, 1941. Note this plane has six stack exhausts for which I used Ultracast parts. Other aftermarket parts are Eduard cockpit set and Master gun barrels. D[...]
A F6F-3K drone based at Naval Air Station Atlantic City,New Jersey during March 1946. These drones were later used in Operation CROSSROADS, one of the atomic bomb tests.
Size 1/48, Eduard overtrees+Techmod decals insignia+ scratch antenas
For this project I'm going to build my first 1/350 scale ship, Prince of Wales. Kit is from Tamiya and it's quite simplified so I bought aftermarket parts from Eduard and metal gun barrel fram Aber.
I'm going to weekly post step by step progre[...]
Just finished this project. A really nice kit, even though not without a few issues. I mean, being a Tamiya I would never expect so many pin marks. And they're everywhere. Some easily removed, some simply impossible to do so. And some I'[...]
This build brought back memories of my childhood on the '50s, early '60s building Monogram F6Fs. Though the surface detail is great, typical Eduard, i felt the need to replace many smaller detail parts with the following.
Brassin resin P&W r[...]
One year when I was a kid my parents bought me Aircraft in Profile vol. 7 as a Christmas present. I always looked through these books with glee and fascination when we went to the bookstore. They were too expensive at the time so I was quite sur[...]
Bonjour chers imodelers,
This is my rendition of the Saab J 35 Draken, under the colours of the Austrian Air Force in 2003. The model is the one from Eduard/Hasegawa with photo-etched parts, resin parts, adhesive masks and Cartograf decals. I j[...]
I just completed this today. This is the Encore boxing of the Academy Harvard Mk IV. I painted it with MRP and Alclad (RAF High Speed Silver) paints. The markings are from the kit. I moved with wingtop nav lights to the wingtips, added ventral I[...]