This is the old Hobbycraft kit with aftermarket upgrades and some details added by me. Aftermarket items are: Resin 2detail engine and cowling Legend cockpit set Eduard Zoom set Master gun set for P-40B AML and Berna decals Before assembly [...]
This is the tried and true Hobbycraft kit. All in all, it’s not a bad model when you consider that it’s pushing 30 years old. The Hobbycraft Twin Wasp ( my French Hawk and P-36s) versions are generally ok, the Cyclone powered [...]
The Curtiss Model 75 was developed by Donovan A. Berlin, a former Northrop designer, and had more in common with earlier Northrop aircraft than with any previous Curtiss design. It was an all-metal low-wing monoplane, with a fully [...]
The Curtiss P-36 began with the Model 75 project, originally developed in 1934 by Curtiss’ Chief Designer Don Berlin as the Curtiss response to the US Army Air Corps Request For Proposals for an all-metal monoplane pursuit aircraft, with [...]
Combining the unused landing gear from my Ryan float plane kit, With one of my dads survivors- a Monogram P-36, and with decals from Print Scales f8f sheet. We have[more or less] a Hawk 75 of Thailand of which they bought about 25.
This is the Special Hobby Hawk 75A-3 as released by Azur with French markings. The Azur offering differs from the SH kit in having resin parts for the cockpit that did not really give greater detail and in fact fit worse than the SH [...]