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Hobby Boss 1/48 F-105D Thunderchief “Cherry Girl”

Frequently, my choice of models to build is influenced by whatever book project I am working on. That was the case with this model, which I decided to build while writing “Downtown: the U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia 1961-73" that will be rele[...]

P-61B “Lady in the Dark”

Hey All, Presenting the 1/48, Hobby Boss, P-61B, Black Widow built OOB along with Eduard Brassin Wheels and Print Scale decals. Primed with Floquil Old Silver. Humbrol Maskol used for the chipping effect. Painted with Mr. Color Surfacer 1500 B[...]

Metallica…

Hi guys, here is my Hobby Boss 1/48 J.29F Tunnan an excellent kit!! Have a great day 🙂

Carpathian Eagle…1/48 Industria Aeronautică Română IAR-80, Royal Romanian Airforce

Built in 2017. IAR-80 from Hobby Boss. Not a bad kit, but partly a bit simple and less detail. The ailerons and flaps are molded in one piece so my dad cut them apart to give the model some more life. EZ Line for aerials, decals from RB Producti[...]

Three Me 262s Part 2: Me 262A-1a/U3

As indicated by the title, this is the second of three Me 262s built simultaneously; 1. Dragon Me 262A-1a/U4 ( 2. Hobby Boss Me 262A-1a/U3 3. Tamiya Me 262A-1a ( The Me 262 was a natural candidate for a high speed reconnaissance platform and de[...]

My 2020 builds…

2020 was an odd one for me. After 33 years, my airline job succumbed to the virus and I decided to retire rather than wait it out or take a furlough / layoff and risk losing my benefits. I second guessed that decision for quite a while, but in[...]

Six-Day-War…1/48 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17F, United Arab Republic Airforce

Built over 5 years ago. Hobby Boss kit, decals came from an old Hobbycraft MiG-17 kit. Some unintended scratches in the nose areaand the outer wing edges. Short before completion the model had a "maiden flight" from the table to the ground, lu[...]

Korean War, Battle of Chosin Reservoir, LT/JG Thomas Hudner and ENS Jessie Brown Medal of Honor Mission Dec. 4th, 1950

This is a build that I have wanted to do for many years now. It covers a story that some of you will recognize right away. Some of you may not. Please read along with me and I'll explain. Be warned, some of what I'm going to be telling you wil[...]

Sneak peek: Hobby Boss 1/48 Me-262A-1a/U3

Thanks to @michaelt for the inspiration with the three Me-262s he's doing at the WIP group. I didn't know Hobby Boss made this kit till I saw his. The Me-262A-1a/U3 photo-recon aircraft was relatively rare, though one still exists - the airplane[...]

IAR-80, the famous fighter no one has ever heard of. Hobby Boss, 1/48

The IAR-80 was a Romanian built and designed single seat, single engine fighter that was active during WWII. The airplane came into being due to a requirement for a home defense fighter, though the requirement did not anticipate an entry coming[...]