My Second of three contributions to the Flight 19, WW2 Fleet Air Arm, mini group build
Corsair MK IV KD658
Honoring Canadian, Lt. Robert Hampton Gray, RCNVR, VC, DSC
British Pacific Fleet, HMS Formidable, Squadron 1841
Days prior [...]
My first of three contributions to the Flight-19, WW2 Fleet Air Arm, mini group build.
Corsair MK.II JT 410
Honoring Canadian, Sub Lt. Donald Sheppard, RCNVR, DSC
The only FAA Canadian Corsair ace during WW2.
All victories claimed [...]
A little throwback today. Since I haven't finished anything in awhile I thought I'd dig into the archives. I posted a few of these pics on other sites here and there but never here. 1/48 Tamiya F4U-1D Corsair finished around 1999/2000. [...]
This is my second attempt to build a Corsair, I tried something new to me: highlighting with the airbrush. Started from a black base, kept the paint inside the panels as tight as possible along the panel lines, than added some tan to the [...]
This is a build I started a few months ago as a side project and have slowly got round to finishing this last week. When I was researching for a previous Corsair build I came across this very unique one off scheme and knew I had to add it [...]
Good kit. Old but good by Tamiya.
I got it for about 5 USD with a yellowish decal.
I’ve learnt so much on this build!
First of all, this is my 1st build on a WWII fighter jet/aircraft. I gotta say the weathering progress is [...]
Here's my build of the very nice Hasegawa F4U-5 in the kit supplied markings of VF-14 Top Hats. Essentially out of the box with Model Master Glossy Sea Blue and a top coat of 50/50 Mr. Color Semi-gloss and gloss. I added just a bit of [...]
Ken Walsh was the first Corsair Ace while serving with VMF-124 arriving on Guadalcanal in February 1943. Walsh claimed his first three Japanese planes on 1 April 1943 and two more in his next combat action, 13 May 1943. Walsh brought his [...]
This model represents the "Spirit of 76" flown by Major Robert G. Owens, USMC with Marine squadron VMF-215. This aircraft was the first to arrive at the newly captured airfield at Munda, New Georgia in the Solomon Islands where [...]
This is an older build but I did document the building process. I had spare parts from Hasegawa and True Details that I used to add detail. I used a Squadron vac-form canopy as well. As can be seen the clear parts are dismal as is the [...]