This was a model I wanted to build for some time, and finally got the chance to buy it while I was at Amsterdam.
General fit was good, except in the wing/fuselage area, where there were gaps. The tailband was the worst of the decals, since it is[...]
The Erickson Aircraft Collection Museum is located at the Madras Airport, a 45 minute drive north of Bend, Oregon on Hwy 26 near the intersection of Hwy 97N. The collection was originally founded by Jack Erickson of sky crane and aerial firefigh[...]
Egon Mayer was a World War Two German fighter pilot born in 1917 in Konstanz, Germany.
He enlisted in the Luftwaffe in 1937, being sent to JG 2 "Richtofen" in 1939, just in time for the Battle of France, and flew until his death in 1944, when he[...]
This was one of Hasegawa´s many special boxings of the Fw 190, this time including a single option for a Japanese Fw 190.
The Fw 190 was sent to Japan from Germany thanks to a technological cooperation agreement between the two nations.
The "Graf Special" boxing of Hasegawa´s Fw 190A-5 comes with resin pieces to build Hermann Graf´s high altitude Fw 190A-5/U7, and it also comes with the regular pieces to built a normal Fw 190A-5.
The build article is available on Modeling Madne[...]
So, I just got into hobby modelling about February this year. In that time I have completed the planes you can see in the photos; Macchi 202 (Hasegawa), G55 (Smer), BR 20 (Italeri), Reggiane Re2002 (Tamiya), MB 326 (Italeri), Focke Wulf 190A (Ta[...]
I’d never discovered Eduard’s ‘Royal Class’ collection before so wanted to share this gift that came my way for my birthday.
Beautiful box , which is both a strange and geeky thing to say, but the line drawing and understated presentation a[...]
The Fw-190A-6 was the last version of the “mid-range” Fw-190A series. As with the A-2, A-3, A-4 and A-5 sub-types, it had two 7.62mm machine guns mounted in the fuselage, for primary use as “sighting weapons.” Unlike the earlier versions, it dro[...]
This is something that I have been meaning to do for a while... I'm finally posting the last FW 190 from the series of four planes that I built for the Kasserine Pass Group Build. Thanks again Dave Thomas, @davidathomas
for coming up with the [...]