" I say old fruit, I seem to have run out of juice , I don't suppose you could jump on the old Camel chappie and pop back to Alex and let them know"
My great friend and colleague Rob Booth has dipped his toes into our hobby for the first time i[...]
The first six Portuguese Hawker Hurricane, of the Mk IIc model, came from British bases in Libya and flew to Portugal making a stopover in Gibraltar, where they exchanged British identification for rudimentary Portuguese crosses.
They landed [...]
Hello Everyone Adi here . . .
I wanted to make a Snowy Base for the Finnish AF Hawker Hurricane which I just completed.
To make the base I use Plywood and cover this with acrylic putty. I use baking powder to sprinkle the base for the Snow Ef[...]
That Tempest II in July is nice. Hopefully the S.199 will be in 1/48 first. 4-cannon Fw-190A-5 is also interesting, as is the Spitfire V in the fall. I like the Fw-190F-8.
Doing 109Es with the Special Hobby kit is great - that is absolutely t[...]
Taking advantage of the extra down time from the Covid social distancing lockdown I tried to reduce my stash by finishing some simple no-frills OOB builds (**) in addition to ongoing work on regular long term projects. No frills means no afterm[...]
My last completed build of 2020 (finished on 12/31).
I can't say enough about ARMA kits in general and this one in particular. Meticulous detail--better than some larger scale kits by other brands. High quality plastic, comparable to Tamiy[...]
I managed to finish this just before the end of 2020 so 2021 can start with a new project.
A nice kit that builds well, al is OOB except for the belts which are made from tape and wire (and I think might be a little too big).
I put a lot of new [...]
Hi to all.
It has been a long time since I have not posted here. I will try to correct that mistake.
During the second half of the year my father and I have been working in one of the largest series of our collection after the Spitfire (122) [...]
‘The RAF needs men, not schoolboys.’
Douglas Bader's Commandant had admonished him after he crashed at Woodley Aerodrome in 1931, having tried to roll his Bristol Bulldog at "naught feet." Needless to say, the biplane became a ball of twisted m[...]
Flt Lt. Nicolson was at 17,000 ft patrolling near Southampton when he noticed a flight of Ju-88's and started down to engage when he was struck by 4 cannon shells that damaged his left eye,left foot and the gravity tank which caused a fire [...]