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Grumman X-29A – Hasegawa 1/72

As part of my growing assembly of F-5 related/based builds in 1/72, the Grumman X-29 was just completed. I'm considering this build done for now, I've misplaced the 'Chuck Sewel' decal which goes on the canopy frame and I was going to try a pane[...]

TBF-1 Avenger at Midway

1979 boxing of 1966 Airfix kit, with decals from the Starfighter USN at Midway and TBDs (yes, TBDs for the 8-T-1 decals) at War sets. I finished it as Ensign Bert Earnest’s Torpedo 8 TBF, which made it to Pearl Harbor took late to join the Horne[...]

5 – Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat 1/72 from Sword

I went into this build just wanting to use this kit as a practice but fell in love with this plane, it was designed to be a massive upgrade to the flying forces in WW2 but got there 2 weeks to late. Because of the lack of it's service I kept th[...]

AMT 1/48 Grumman F7F-2N Tigercat “Big Bird”

The kit directions have a note that I started putting paint to plastic on July 16, 2020 and I finished the model July 5 of this year. During that time, I did manage to complete one other model that had been set aside, and also started two oth[...]

F8F-1B Bearcat, VNAF 1st FS 1963

When I bought this kit, I was really dissapointed. Really poor in everything. I was almost convinced to put it into trash bin. But then I saw some works of one guy, who built really old fashioned and really really poor kits so nicely that I star[...]

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat, Eduard 1/72

My first Hellcat! ENS Gordon Arthur Stanley, VF-27, USS Princeton (CVL-23), October 1944 I couldn't resist and I did the cat mouth camo. Gordon Arthur Stanley, born on July 13th, 1921, in Seattle, Washington state, shot down 8 enemy airpl[...]

A Wolf In Cat’s Wings

INTRODUCTION “There isn't enough thrust in Christendom to fix this plane.” With that sentence, Vice Admiral Thomas Connolly sealed the fate of the F-111B and his Navy career. Out of the ashes of a plane totally unsuited for carrier operations a[...]

FM-1 Wildcat HobbyBoss 1/48

Hello Everyone! This is my second completed kit of the year of many more to come. I knew that the hobbyboss is quite a good kit, I found it at a really good price in a hobbyshop and I couldn't resist. I detailed the cockpit with some copper wir[...]

Imodeler at the Movies “Victory at Sea” TBM-1C Avenger flown by Lt. Robert Cosgrove 05 November, 1944

When David @dirtylittlefokker mentioned the "Imodeler at the Movies" group build, I was thinking about several different subjects that would fit. This particular plane is one that I have been wanting to build for many years now............. [...]

White Turkey…Hobby Boss 1/48 Grumman TBM-1C Avenger ASW US Navy

Built in 2016. Initially my dad wanted to build a RN Mk.I with the Hobby Boss kit. After examining the kit we found out that the intended version wasn´t possible oob, no bubble side windows, no observer seat behind the pilot, no cowl gun. So, ch[...]