Project Complete: 1/32 Trumpeter Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat "Fleet Air Arm 1944-45"
Markings: Fleet Air Arm Squadron assigned to the HMS Indomitable from 1944-45, Pacific Theater.
Kit: 1/32 Trumpeter 1/32 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat
Build Duration: Apx[...]
Some years ago I did a collection of some very nice and very well done military aircraft from WWII, all nations involved included, on 1/72 scale.
They do have plastic bases and supports, and some are on fly mode, others as on land (these o[...]
Well, this project is still on-going. It's one of those projects were you feel like you are almost done but then you realize you are still so far off. Trying to get everything correct, and taking care of those little details can take so much l[...]
This is my second update for this commissioned build. As you can see from the photos the aircraft is mostly fully assembled. This update is focused on painting process. The paint used is Vallejo and Tamiya acrylics. The paint used in the pic[...]
It's been a while since I have posted an article; I was getting the shakes so decided to do a work-in-progress piece. This is my latest commissioned build started 10/1/18. It is the 1/32 Trumpeter Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat but will be finished in [...]
Hi Folks: just finished the 1/72 Dragon F6F-3. I wanted to do the wing-fold for some time. The carrier deck is from Verlinden. However, at least with this kit, or my patience, I found the many parts fiddilly and the kit directions were not frien[...]
I had this very old Heller kit sitting in my stash for over 30 years. Due it's age it was not engraved panel lines, so I decided to use it as a practice for my first ever try to engrave panel lines in a kit. It was not perfect but I've l[...]
this is my first submission to iModeler, and I hope you like it.
This tiny virtual museum diorama features Jasmine's awesome "skeleton" Hellcat. I've added an Eduard R-2800 engine - which is quite challenging - and other goodi[...]
This is an out of the box Eduard kit of the F6F-3. This is a very nice kit with the exceptions of the decals. I had a problem with some of them wandering and warping all over the place. I managed to save the significant decals for this particula[...]
Hello again all. This is the last of the four Hellcats I was building at the same time for the "Year of the Cat" Group Build. I finished this one up a few nights ago, and photographed it last night.
I wanted to build some Hellcats with mark[...]