This my 1/48 Hobbycraft de Havilland Vampire FB52, Iraq, 1955, built for the de Havilland Aircraft Company 100 years Group Build.
The Vampire is a British jet fighter which was developed and manufactured by the de Havilland [...]
Curtis P-36A flown by commander of the 20th Pursuit Group, March Field California, November 1939. My 4th P-36 but the hardest being bare metal finish. 2 months on and off, sanding, filling, resabding, priming, more sanding... but [...]
I built this when I just wanted a relatively easy and uncomplicated build. Of course that didn't mean I couldn't improve the kit by using some resin enhancements. I used True Details Cockpit also the True Details Wheels set. Both [...]
This is the recent Wolfpack re-issue of the Hobbycraft kit. While it is old, the basic plastic is pretty nice with a few accuracy issues. I remember building the HC P-35 around 1995 and enjoying it, so I thought I’d give this one a go. [...]
Hobbycraft 1/48 kit,of a valuable asset often forgotten...hope you like it!
Another oldie I would like to share with you,also a simple work,with a simple kit...
This kit called to me from its shelf in the garage, and I wanted to build something different. I sometimes build a kit in a paint scheme that never actually existed, and this is what happened here. To make it more plausible in my mind, I [...]
Hobby Craft kits... What can I say that hasn't already been said? Soft on detail, shape issues, sometimes out and out incorrect... However, they did subjects that many other main stream manufacturers did not, or would not do. While the [...]
Here is my 1/48 F7U-3 "Cutlass", built 15 years ago.
The F7U Cutlass was a United States Navy carrier-based jet fighter and fighter-bomber of the early Cold War era. It was a tailless aircraft for which aerodynamic [...]
Again, next to no "in-progress" building photos. The windscreen was painted on the inside then it was glued onto the fuselage by using Future Floor Wax, (FFW). I coated the seam with thin super glue and sanded the outside from [...]