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Trumpeter 1/48 F9F-2

I had all kinds of trouble with the fit of this kit...probably self-inflicted. This is not my best build. There are all kinds of mistakes on it. I used the Pavla cockpit and nose gear well. The cockpit opening is too small and that puts the [...]

Grumman Hellcat F6F-5N, Hasegawa 1/48

Classic model from Hasegawa. Have tried to use an old resin kit for the cockpit but it was a terrific fail :-P I finally used the original part from the kit. I used for the first time paint from MIG Ammo. I had some issue with the Navy Blue col[...]

F-14D Tomcat ♠️ 1/72

Hi everyone I'm back with a new model ! It is the F-14D from Revell. The kit is 22 years old but still very good the details perfects. The carrier deck is my construction too. The pilots and deck members are from Italeri. This project took me on[...]

Telford kit news: Airfix announces a 1/24 scale Grumman F6F Hellcat

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[...]

Academy F-14A 1:48 (1988 tool)

I must say I was always intimidated by builds of modern aircraft but this build changed my mind. The kit is from 1988 and does not stand up to the new Tamiya kit but I managed to have a lot of fun with it. Lots of fit issues and old decals but I[...]

1/32 Trumpeter F6F-5 Hellcat “Fleet Air Arm 1944-45”

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[...]

WIP: 3rd Update “1/32 Trumpeter F6F-5 Hellcat in Royal Navy Markings”

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[...]

TBF-1 Avenger 1:72

I bought this kit at a local arms fair. The box appeared very neat and new yet the kit was simply a rebox of an older academy kit. There was basically no detail for the interior(which is luckily hidden pretty well on the avenger). For what the k[...]

EA-6B Prowler 1/72 scale

It took me 1 month to build this amazing kit from hasegawa. I add a new cokpit in resine with a lot of details. It was one of my favorit kit hope you will like it my friends. You can found me on instagram my page is @joclonn_models !

WIP Update 2: 1/32 Trumpeter Hellcat in Royal Navy FAA Markings

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[...]