In the midst of all of the recent posts that showcase some really awesome modelling, I wanted to send out some 1:1 inspiration. I have previously posted on a 1989 cross country trip I took to Harlingen Airport in a T-37 when I was stationed at [...]
Members/children of the Gioventù Italiana del Littorio (GIL) (Italian Youth of the Lictor), the youth movement of the National Fascist Party of Italy, during a practice drill. October 31st, 1939.
31st October, 1940 is the ‘official’ date of[...]
I would like to start off by stating the Kasserine Pass Group Build was very enjoyable for me. David A. Thomas, (the founder of this group), was there with guidance and words of encouragement throughout the building process. I wish to thank Da[...]
With the arrival of ICM's much anticipated kit, I thought it only fair to revisit Monograms version from the '90s.
With a scratchbuilt interior (most of which can't be seen) some detailing on the gear, engines and an open canopy, the old Monogr[...]
Once I realized this 1/48 scale Heinkel 111 was out and available for purchase, I had to get my hands on a kit. After a phone call I had one on the way, thanks in part to the misses and her credit card. We will call it a late Christmas present f[...]
This is another re-shoot of an earlier project, originally built and photographed in Aug. 2000. I included one of the old pictures that shows some of the internal detail. For the new set up I replaced the old nylon thread antenna wires with some[...]
Here is my recently finished He-111, done in the suggested 'Blitz Version' night scheme - This is the 1990's Monogram 1/48 kit. The decals promptly fell apart on contact with water, but I cobbled some together from extras and thy are similar at [...]
This was on my bucket list for years. I decided to built this Heinkel 111 when I saw the detailed gatefold profile on Kagero s "He -111 part 2" book years ago.
This is Heinkel He-111H of 1./KG53 Legion Condor in winter of 1942/43. The scheme is[...]
The Heinkel He-111 is a more modern molding from Revell. The original model came out in 1995, and it was heralded as being a rival to anything Tamiya or Hasegawa were putting out at the time. I did get one back then, but I had yet to build it. F[...]