I've finally worked up the courage to make my first ever post online of my own scale model.
I have my eye on the Tamiya 1/32 F4U-1A but will have to save up for that one! I blame iModeler for my longing for the 1/32 Tamiya F4U because I was web[...]
The Bell AH-1 Cobra came on the scene in 1967. It was the first dedicated gunship platform from the ground up in the world. I remember how impressed I was the first time I saw one with that signature front profile of three foot across from shoul[...]
Into the final stages of the build now, but first I wanted to revisit a comment I made in Part 2 about the side vents at the base of the rotor mast. There have been one or two comments about this and I wanted to clarify an issue.
Step 11 in t[...]
The first part of this review can be found here:
Moving on with the main body of the machine, I'm now finding a few discrepancies - nothing major, but you need your wits about you.
In these photos, you can see that there are a few instruct[...]
Bell UH-1D/H Iroquois (Huey)
Manufacturer: Kitty Hawk
The Bell HU-1 Iroquois was developed in the 1950s for the US Army. The "HU" company development reference led to the n[...]
Just an out of the box build of a Bell UH-1 based on an Army National Guard "Huey." My first attempt at weathering incorporating a combination of pastels and silver colored pencil.
Model built from a scrap of a very old kit!
Many pieces have been replaced and a lot has completed the technique of scratchbuilding (using aluminum cans).
The model has all the movable parts (doors, access, rotors) as the original!
A working t[...]
Last year commission build 40 year old Revell 1/32 Huey by customer demand for this day Returned to repair .When a clean dust make some parts broken.
This is by permission chance to make some photo that can show everybody else one of my works.
Naval Air Staion "De Kooy" is located just outside the Naval base of Den Helder in the Northern tip of the Netherlands.
The diorama shows two search and rescue helikopters. Also on the tarmac is the crew bus and the Landrover ambulance.
This build was inspired by a scene from the movie WE WERE SOLDIERS, where Huey gunships fly in low to unleash rockets at the advancing NVA. The kit is the Academy/MRC 1/35 scale Huey Hog in the colours of the 114th Assault Helicopter Company bas[...]