After 8 Months of loving this build, heavily improvising her with Dowels, ratlines, deadeyes and blocks, Cannon tiebacks and Cannon shot etc.. pushing my capabilities, my 1759 ROYAL LOUIS - HELLER 1/200 is FINISHED.
5 months of building [...]
This is my Heller 1/48 Alouette II, finished as an "Armée de Terre" bird.
The Alouette II is a French light helicopter, originally manufactured by Sud Aviation and later Aérospatiale. Performing its maiden flight [...]
This is Heller's Bf-109K converted to an Avia S-199. An enjoyable build, I took a kit that I was not too thrilled with as a 109K but had some fun making it to something that I like. This was Heller's first attempt (1976, Kit No. 074) to [...]
Robert Pasteau was the captain who flew this particular Marcel Bloch no.14, and along with pilot sargent Raymon Gimel, navigator sargent Robert Gonzalvez and gunner Claude Roques they all died the night of 25th of may 1940, while returning [...]
This is a nice model kit, Heller released this at 1977. It is a small model with fine raised lines and pretty nice fine details all over. I built up the cockpit area a little by adding a cage and small items on the side walls. The wing [...]
Another model completed which was started in the last century and was pulled out of storage.
Checking the web, this Heller kit No 251 was probably released in 1979, with the initial release in 1973.
Considering the age, I think Heller did [...]
This is my Heller 1/35 Sud Aviation (later Aérospatiale) SA 321G Super Frelon, finished as an Aéronavale bird.
A large single-rotor three-engine heavy transport helicopter, it held the distinction of being the most powerful [...]
This is a kit bash of the old Hawk kit of their Spitfire Mk. 22 and using Heller's Spitfire Mk. XVI wings, interior and landing gears. The Hawk kit is an old kit from 1967 labeled as a Spitfire Mk. 22 but it is actually the prototype of [...]
The YU Supersonic was the Yugoslav project with name: Novi Avion, related to project of light multi-purpose supersonic fighter aircraft. The program for the New Plane was started in 1986. All works on that program were interrupted with [...]
When I started going to model shows with my modeling guru Archaeo Bob, prior to restarting the hobby, I picked up a lot of $5 specials from the vendor tables. Came to realize you definitely get what you pay for when it came to actually [...]