Here’s my grimy looking Blue Angels’ F8F-1 “Beetle Bomb” Bearcat circa late 1949 as it might have looked after a hard weekend working an airshow. Note the attached photo of the actual plane.
By early 1948 the Blue Angels were flying four blue F[...]
This has been one of my favourite designs since I was a child. I had fun building this and tried a few new ideas like tinting the canopy and colour variation on the heat tiles in the exhaust. This was also the first kit I used pre-shading on. Th[...]
OOB. If you’ve built the Hasegawa Scooter, this is pretty much the same but in 1/72. It’s just missing the deployed slats. Why won’t anyone do this?!?
I am happy to present my version of the F3H-2N as my first model on this site.
It is the Hobby Boss kit, with Eduard PE cockpit set. Painted with Aqueous Hobby Color and Vallejo Metal Color. Decals come from the excellent Furbal[...]
A quick summary of a review I did on the Revell Mosquito last in comparison to the Tamiya Mosquito.
Both kits very detailed. The idea was bandied about among friends and not so friendly ones as well. Anyone remember the response whe[...]
This is the Hobby Boss kit. The plane I chose to model was an early production aircraft that was utilized as a "school" plane that only carried the outboard wing guns. I blanked off the inner guns and shell ejection chutes. The kit aerial is i[...]
Rather proud of this build, the only difficulty I had with it was when joining the wings to the fuselage, because the front bulkhead was too long. ChamptionScaleModelling solved it by shaving it until the wings fitted.
The JG6 ID band was hand p[...]
This is Hobbyboss's 1/35 RSOV (Ranger Special Operations Vehicle) used by the US Army 75th Ranger Regiment. I added Black Dogs figure and upgrade set which adds a lot of life to it. I have a good friend that got to test and help pick these veh[...]
Tamiya, Model Collect, Hobby Boss, Meng
Solsala Italy...part of the Foggia complex of about 25 airfields within a 25 mile radius of Foggia on the west coast of Italy...Ramitelli was among them
The p-38 lightning was America's darling fighter on Dec 7 1941...it was like look what we'[...]