I finished my Horten phase I. It just has inner structures and no skin. The kit is really cool. Very high detail. Thank you for looking!
My very first attempt on wood graining..............(Uschi decals)
It's official. I just heard from the National Air and Space Museum and they have formally accepted my Ho-229 into the museum. It will be on display at the Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles Airport. I just have to get it to them in one piece. I am very[...]
My latest kit. It was fun because I was able to have a go again at the desert camouflage, this time using the correct RLM 80 Olive Green colour over the RLM 79. The canopy was the worst fitting part of the kit, leaving a huge gap at the front.
After I finished my Z-M Ho-229, I realized there was something missing. I thought that the pieces that didn't go on the final model needed to be displayed separtely. So, I built this little stand to hold the top of the wing, body, nose, and engi[...]
I just heard today that the Smithsonian Air and Space museum will pursue putting my Ho-229 on display at the Udvar-Hazy center alongside the real one. Can't express how thrilled I am. They're not sure when it will be put up because they are in [...]
Almost finished with the SWS Zoukei-Mura 1/32 Ho-229. The body and wing panels are removable to show off the nifty interior parts. The underside of the wing and center section will be given the plywood treatment, and I have to do a little retouc[...]
Here's another installment in the Ho-229 saga. Got the wings done tonight! That was a big accomplishment. Little fiddly parts that had to be attached. Actually, I thought I was done. It just occurred to me that I haven't put in the nav lights, y[...]
Normally, I would add this article to the Work-in-Progress section, but this this thing is coming along so nicely that I thought it would be appreciated more here. This has been-other than the addition of HGW seatbelts and wood panel decals- a c[...]