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Tomcat continues

One thing I must say about Tamiya, really they know how to engineer a kit. The cockpit is a marvel of simplicity. Just enough detail where aftermarket is not really needed. I did tone down the decals for the screen displays, as really if the [...]

F6F-3 Hellcat Eduard Weekend 1 /48

Hola a todos!!! Después de bastante tiempo sin publicar en i Modeler, por fin he terminado este modelo. Es un Hellcat que he montado al mismo tiempo que estoy dando un curso de pintura sobre este avión. No ha sido un modelo complicado de montar[...]

Arghhhhh thar be Bones a comin’ fer ya

I first encountered the F-14 Tomcat in The Mediterranean as an Airman Apprentice assigned to the Line Division of "Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Hundred Twenty Four" VAW-124 the world famous "Bear Aces". It was at night, I had nev[...]

TBM Avengers Charly Heavy

TBM- Avengers "Charly Heavy" - Trumpeter 1/32: Civilized version of the Grumman TBM Avengers named "Charly Heavy" from the name of its last owner. This aircraft is currently operational and is registered in Switzerland with the HB-RDG. He is st[...]

1/48 Hobby Boss FM-1 WILDCAT

Hello everyone, This is my second completed kit of the year so I've matched last year's total already. Quite fancied a Wildcat in my collection but wanted to do the Atlantic scheme which is why I chose the Hobby Boss kit over the Tamiya. I adde[...]

Wildcat – The unsung hero of the Pacific Theater of Operations

Those aircraft and crew changed the history in Midway! Outperformed by the Japanese Zero, this aircraft with it ruggedness ally with bravery and tactics achieved the air combat kill-to-loss ratio of about 6:1! This is an Hobby Boss model in the [...]

TBF-1 Avenger Battle of Midway Diorama (1/48 Accurate Miniatures)

New Member and first post. I got the inspiration to do this diorama from the Osprey Combat Aircraft #16 TBF/TBM Avenger Units of World War 2 by Barrett Tillman. I based my model on the after-action report. Not only did I try to recreate the b[...]

Eduard’s 1/48 Hellcat Mk.II

Hi everybody, first post here with Eduard’s hellcat in 1/48. Improvements were made to the rear landing leg, the machine gun barrels (hypodermic needle), the rocket cables and the exhaust. I also widened the wheels with plastic sheet as I read [...]

Tamiya 1/48 F-14A VF-41 “Fast Eagle 102”

Tamiya awesome 48 scale kit with Quickboost seats, Wheeliant wheels and Eduard RBF tags. Furball decals. Finished with Gunze Aqueous with an oil wash.

Top Secret for 50yrs. Royce Williams Korean War story for Panther fans..

A follow up interview to TC's story... of Williams accomplishments in the Korean War as a Navy Pilot in his Grumman Panther taking on 7 Migs and downing 4 of them. Its neat to read about William's story when it broke out and then the frosting[...]