F6F Hellcat of VF-1 lands at Tarawa Atoll (Betio) on November 29, 1943.
18 year old Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya is led to her death on November 29, 1941 for her crimes as a Russian partisan. She was tortured before her hanging and her body left f[...]
Three Avro 504's in Belfort, France, preparing before a raid on the Zeppelin sheds at Friedrichshaven, South Germany. This was the first strategic air raid in history. The three pilots took off carrying four 20lb bombs each, none of them having[...]
Recovery of a crashed aircraft in Billington, Huron County, Ontario on 18th November 1943. There are few details of this event, my own thoughts are it’s the remains of an early Siskin of the Royal Canadian Air Force; be very pleased to hear any[...]
So here is a detailed pictorial review of what Airfix is bringing us with their brand-new 1/24 scale Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat kit. The phographs contained herein have been taken at the 2018 Scale Modelworld and show a full set of 9 greay plastic s[...]
Reporting live from IPMS Scale Modelworld in Telford, here is the newest announcement from Airfix, fresh from the show floor.
We have been expecting something big and impressive, and the choice of 1/24 scale does not disappoint :) Having said[...]
A stunning Department of Navy photo showing an aerial view of the USS Oaklahoma after being refloated at Pearl Harbour. Taken 6th November, 1943.
Been a lot of posts about Glenn Miller on iModeler recently here and today is the anniversary [...]
First, let me say this—I originally wanted to title this post, “To Hell with this F6!” But, thought our web site benefactors wouldn’t appreciate it. However, my fellow builders, this kit was anything but fun.
Maybe its because I’ve been dist[...]
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[...]
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[...]