‘Black Friday’ - February 9th, 1945. A disastrous attack on German Destroyer Z-33 in a Norwegian Fiord saw the loss of nine Beaufighters, one P-51 Mustang, fourteen aircrew KIA, and four aircrew taken PoW, losses made more painful by the neari[...]
Another beauty by PLASMO. The old (ancient?) Tamiya kit gets a proper treatment:
Hi everybody! This is my latest build, and this one is something special. First of all, this is an iModeler build, started back in October 2015, and it took 2 years and 7+ months to be completed. And all I can say – thank you everybody, who foll[...]
Next, is the 1/48th scale Tamiya kit. This model represents the aircraft flown by Major Floyd B. "Red" Parks, C.O. of VMF-221.
Major Parks led the young pilots of VMF-221 against the incoming Japanese strike force. The inital attack came as a[...]
Who doesn't like the Tamiya Buffalo? This is one I built a few years ago but somehow neglected to post. I built it straight from the box and finished it with Yellow Wings decals. The only other remarkable fact about it is that it is painted a[...]
Finished using Aviatic CDL decals and Tamiya paints. Rigged with monofilament in the central section and EZ Line for the rest of the airframe.
Gaspatch terminals and Bobs Buckles completed the rigging process.
Wooden areas were accomplished us[...]
BREWESTER 239 ,BW-374, 2/HLeLv 24,Suulajarvi,FINNLAND, maj.1944
Model made 20 years ago enriched with Eduard etched parts
Coloured with xtracolor.
yellow wings decals
great kit...no shake and bake but pure pleasure
Tamiya produced an early series of 48th scale model kits in the early 70's. Hasegawa covered 72nd scale while Fujimi did both scales. Then Otaki came along with simple but pretty decent 48th scale kits. Anyway the Buffalo was among the e[...]
Special Hobby's 1/32 scale Brewster Buffalo Mark I. Ta Da! (Cue Fireworks...) The maligned Brewster has always been a fascination of mine-why, I'm not sure. I like the looks, the barrel shape, different landing gear, cool glasshouse canopy. For[...]