On 8th November 1942 the first U.S. troops lnded in French North Africa with the invasion of Morocco and Algeria. It was hoped (rightly) that the French officers (who had reached an ‘accommodation’ with the Nazis) would baulk at fighting the Ame[...]
Well, the pics were taken quite a few years ago, and depict some of the then still survivors from my aircraft building "golden age", many, many moons ago (between 35 to 40 years ago!) .
All these, and at least as many as these (mainly aircr[...]
My second Airfix Hurricane, and I tried a few new things during the build.
Firstly, the kit is a winner, no matter which version you attempt to build. As a matter of fact, parts to build multiple versions, come in most kit. You have choices, [...]
My latest completed kit in June. The Hawker Hurricane Mk.I from Airfix. Goes together fantastic, the details are quite good. I add some Yahu instrument panel and some small PE parts for the cocpkit. The other after market I add was [...]
Hi everybody! I have some issues with abnormal craving for early versions of a well-known aircraft – two-blade props, strange canopies like on an early Spitfire, strange camouflage patterns, and so on. And this is a very early Hurricane version [...]
A small little plane . Nice kit and decals ( it is the new tool kit ) . Some rivets added .
1/48 Italeri Sea Hurricane. This is a continuation of my build article published last week on same model.
Fresh off the work bench. I never new much about this kit and did not perform any research on it. My kids wanted to get me a model for m[...]
This is a 1/72 Revell Hurricane Mk IIB I just finished today. Painted with MRP paints. I added gunsight glass, clear wingtip nav lights and resin wheels. The markings are from LF Models and depict a Hurricane of the Portuguese Air Force based at[...]
Enough has been said & written about this superb kit (a lot of it by our own Tom Cleaver), so no need for me to add to it all.
Loved every minute of this project just like the [Airfix] Defiant & Spit V I've already built (and I have th[...]
This is the current build on my workbench. It is the Italeri boxing of this nicely featured and detailed 1/48 scale aircraft model. I didn't know much about this particular model and performed no research prior to purchase. Basically I made a[...]