Just completed last night. this ESCI kit #9026 was initiated a long time ago and was put in storage with the fuselage and wings assembled.
Pulled out of storage, I worked on the build and paint on and off the last few months.
I decide to go for [...]
This is my Airfix 1/48 Saab 37 Viggen, carrying the famous scheme!
The A/C's serial number is 37432, being the 132 production JA 37, delivered to F 16 wing in 1990.
This striking scheme was chosen to commemorate the 75th anniv[...]
Inspired by Greg Kittingers world of Phantoms builds and his Dads Phabulous F-4 pictures, I sought out and found an old Microscale sheet that included a selection of 12th Tactical Fighter Wing F-4C's. The decals were some what fragile and had to[...]
An old kit of Esci. Easy built with Aires seats.
F-4J Phantom ''Black Bunny'' of VX-4, Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Four.
This is my third model in support of the Korean War group build.. It's a 1/48th AD-4W Skyraider. The kit was an AMT branded version of the original ESCI model. It was a basic kit with few frills but the shape was good and the plastic well cast [...]
This is my second build in conjunction with Louis Gardner's Korean War group build. It's a F4U-5N Night Fighter in the markings of VC-3. The Hasegawa kit was nicely engineered with the exception of the engine cowling mating to the forward fusela[...]
I Know this is the second Israeli A4 today but that is purely co-incidence guys ,this is the very old Esci offering that I picked up cheap years ago and has been gathering dust ever since. I bought the decal sheet from Hannants to build the ex[...]
Well, there I was, 6 weeks into a really bad case of cabin fever. I was waiting for some add-ons for a Lorna that I wanted to build for the WW2 Japanese group, and I was reading a book on the Skyraider in Vietnam. Of course, I decided to buil[...]
I am a big fan of the Lockheed F-104. My father flew the CF-104 with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) from 1961 to 1964. This model features a commemorative paint scheme for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) 421 Red Indian Squadron. In 1983 42[...]
Done back in 2004:
One of the lessons the U.S. Navy learned during the Second World War as a result of the Kamikaze campaign was that there was no such thing as too early a warning of an incoming attack. The further away from the fleet the ene[...]