The C-160 is a military transport aircraft, produced by TRANSALL (TRANSporter ALLianz) manufacturing consortium, comprising the companies of MBB, Aerospatiale and VFW-Fokker. The project arose from a late 1950’s requirement of both [...]
So, having had this kit since April, i've finally made a start.
HOURS of "Youtube" videos watched, and i finally settled on just 2. (both of whom i class as master-builders)
First job was to thicken the gun ports on the lower two [...]
The origins of the Mirage 2000 could be traced back in the early 70’s when Avions Marcel Dassault-Breguet Aviation (AMD-BA) decided to develop a secondary fighter project named “Delta 1000”, as a more affordable alternative to the [...]
An oldie but goodie, Heller originally released this kit in 1977. This was my third build of this kit, my first was in 1978 and at the time I felt it was the best Hurricane Mk. II in 1/72 scale. Most of this build was straight out of the [...]
This is my Armee de l'Air Revell 1/72 SE.535 Mistral.
The SE.535 Mistral (aka Vampire FB.53) was a licensed upgraded Vampire built by French SNCASE, basically utilizing a more powerful Rolls Royce Nene engine and a Martin [...]
After more than 7 months, +750 parts and 280 hours work, finished Aircraft Carrier Capitan Prat, completely imaginary model, from an idea that occurred in the late 60s in Chile, when they thought of having an aircraft carrier but was [...]
This kit sat in my bagged kits box and every time I picked it up I thought to myself that I must build it. Well I did. The kit is the Heller Hurricane issued by SMER and includes a small photo-etch (PE) fret. Every time I tried to use [...]
Pure basic Kit requiring deft fingers and good vision . ( magnifier lens )
This small model gave me great pleasure as a time investment versus value.
The maxim during my career was , « price to build and build to price !
I mostly did [...]
Boeing 727-200 used by Yugoslav government and President Tito, Heller 1/125
While the whole world was embroiled in the dark days of WWII, in Gotham City a battle still raged for the soul of the Metropolis. Bruce Wayne had the resources to battle the endless parade of archvillains, but how to best use his wealth? [...]