First post and first attempt at paint-chipping effect.
Of all my Fw-190 models, this is my favorite. The time I got "Yellow 10" right. The Hasegawa Fw-190D-9 is turned into the D-13 with Jerry Rutman's resin conversion set. This was built back in 2004.
The “Dora” series of Kurt Tank’s Fw‑190 fight[...]
About a month ago I had finished this model.
Here is the build thread if you guys want to check out:
Actually the photos were already taken but I was too lazy to edit and clean them and write this article.
There is not much to say about the k[...]
During the Winter War of 1939-40, Finland obtained 24 Brewster B-239 fighters, which were the first completely-modern fighters to equip the air force. These were U.S. Navy F2A-1s, and became the first-line fighter after the end of the war in Ma[...]
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 d[...]
The ProModeler release of the Hasegawa kit, done some 14 years ago (unfortunately the model didn't survive the last move, but the photos are still nice).
The Gustav Series:
The appearance of the Gustav series of Messerschmitt’s Bf-109 was due [...]
Another big Hasegawa Bf-109 model from January 2004, according to the site map at Modeling Madness, the 109K-4. The markings are inspired by a color photo in one of Jeff Ethell's "WW2 in Color" books of a shot-down late-war 109, with wings and f[...]
By the Spring of 1944, the Bf-109G-6, which had been the primary production version of Messerschmitt’s fighter since the previous fall, was falling behind in the relentless race for performance. Beginning in the late spring, many airframes were[...]
This is a kit I built about 15 years ago, and has been languishing on the shelf ever since. One of the early builds with no WIP . Also suffered some damage and lost pieces on a move a few years ago. But I did find a couple of images I took [...]