My five year old grandson got a bunch of die cast airplanes as a gift a while back. He had his mom send me a picture asking what kind of airplanes they were and he's been interested ever since. On a whim I picked this up for him a few weeks ag[...]
Nice little kit albeit a shrunk down version of Kintetic's 1:48 early version complete with the 'droop snoot' nose error :(
She is finished a a plane from the Royal Moroccan Air Force
I think I use Tamiya acrylics on this and the decals were [...]
323 Squadron of the Royal Netherlands Air Force celebrated its 50th anniversary in November 1998. The squadron decided to commemorate the event by adding artwork of its squadron emblem, Diana, the goddess of the hunt, to the tails of several of[...]
This is F-16 represents the 2-seater version that was sold to Chile as part of the Peace Puma program. I built it from the Academy F-16I Sufa kit. It's a really nice kit that goes together well and fairly easily. It has some things going for it [...]
I built this a couple of years ago Using a Wolfpack resin conversion kit and Aires engine nozzle. It's been in Fine Scale Modeler and has won a few awards.
The aircraft is my interpretation of F-16CJ Block 50 CCIP 92-3895 that serves as the commander’s jet for the 5th Air Force based at Misawa AB, Japan. It is the Tamiya kit with Afterburner decal set 48-015 with the Eduard F-16 pre-painted etched [...]
This is a relatively new kit, and i was inspired one a friend of mine built recently.
For a first kit from Freedom Models, this is good effort, of a really interesting subject. Put it next to an F-16 and see that it is also a very large, and [...]
...........you have a hot June day, a vellux window, a magnifying lamp and your current project sat on the modelling bench in perfect alignment...........? The model gets the full sun lamp treatment!!!!
This model has been a bit of an episode [...]
I bought the Two Bobs decals for this scheme ages ago and managed to obtain the Tamiya Thunderbirds kit needed to build it from Wifey for one Christmas a few years back before Tamiya discontinued it. It's hard to find now though occasionally po[...]
In my earlier article about the 2014 IPMS Silverwings show ( I didn't point out my discouraging realization that I had only completed 2 projects in 2014. Both picked up 2d place trophies in their respective categories. One was the F-16 I shared[...]