This is my final rendition of the 1/32 scale F2G Cockpit. Some photo's have different dates on them. Another modeler who had his own "cast-resin" company and I got together and I made some "master" parts, then he cast them for me. He and his bus[...]
My first F2G Corsair that I built in 1984/85 had a F4U-1A Cockpit and radial engine. I got smart and did some research then went to Mesa, Arizona/USA in 1986 to see the only remaining F2G Corsair at Doug Champlin's aircraft museum. I took some [...]
I suspect that most people who build model airplanes are very familiar with the famous Vought F4U Corsair fighter from WWII and Korea. Likewise, many are familiar with the A7 Corsair II which served the US Navy and later the Air National Guard [...]
I bring to you my F4U-1 Corsair in 1/48th scale, a gift from Louis Gardner. This model was a labor to build. I loved the kit so much. It was a fun project and even had some unexpected challenges fit wise that I ended up solving. I thought the pr[...]
Ciao a tutti, dopo aver osservato per parecchio tempo un po' intimorito i modelli contenuti in questo sito, ho trovato il coraggio di pubblicare questa realizzazione che mi era stata commissionata e per la quale confesso di aver "rubato" idee an[...]
Another latin girl from 2016.
Hasegawa F4U-5N kit, Aztec decals, True Details cockpit, Gunze and Tamiya acrylics, EZ Line for brake lines and antenna wire, the "T" antenna on the belly was taken from the ancient Hasegawa F4U-4 kit.
The model s[...]
Technical data: built out of Revell kit + resin wheels.
History: WMF 214 (Black Sheeps) commander aircraft flown by pilot "Pappy" Boyington.
I have seen a few "All Decade" sports lists the past few days, so I thought maybe it would be fun to post pictures of our favorite builds of the past 10 years. Sadly some of mine died a grisly death at the hands of movers when I retired from th[...]
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[...]
the Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat came on the scene too late to serve the U.S. Navy in WW11.. they were on the carriers halfway across the Pacific when the war with Japan ended...it was the fastest thing Grumman ever came up with to that point and pil[...]