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Grumman G-21 Goose TARYTACzech Model 1/48

Hi! This is my recently finished Grumman Goose from Czech Model in 1/48. As many of this short run kits, has molded and resin parts. Make some deatil work on the interior never to be seen again. Many references and comparison with other [...]

Eduard 1/48 Martlet III

In October 1940, Greece was attacked by the Italian Army. Though the Greeks repulsed the first Italian attack, the situation was difficult because Hitler was ready to reinforce his ally. A Greek Purchasing Commission came to the United [...]

Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat

Grumman’s Wildcat was the first of the Grumman cats (Wildcat, Hellcat, Tigercat, Bearcat, Tomcat) to enter service with the US Navy back in 1940. It was the backbone of the USN fighter fleet during the early years of World War 2 and [...]

Grumman F9F-5 PantherMonogram 1/48

Today I'd like to share a recent finish, and a former champion on the Shelf of Doom. This kit, like the Monogram F-80 I recently completed, was not a difficult build, but it was indeed not without setbacks and "mo-jo killers". [...]

Grumman X 29A, 82-003, NASA, USAF, 1984 - 1991.

1/72 Hasegawa, built so long ago I don't remember when, finished in mainly MM enamels and metalizers with Future over kit decals which tended to fall apart.

Accurate Miniatures Grumman F3F-2 Trainer 1/48 (repainted)

Hello friends, this kit is the Grumman F3F-2 from Accurate Miniatures, with some figures from Tamiya and Tori Factory. I have built the kit about 10 years ago and the model was gathering dust because of lack of space in my showcase. I [...]

1/72 Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat – Airfix New Mold

This build has a story. In 1992 I attended the “1942: Issue in Doubt” symposium by the Admiral Nimitz Museum (now the National Museum of the Pacific War). Featured speakers at the event included several pilots who had fought at the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]