I was asked to build this Hurricane as a commissioned build for a good friend. I recently posted a build report on Imodeler last week for those who are interested. Here is the link:
My experience building this FLY kit was "so-so". This is p[...]
Thank You everyone for your kind farewell words. I will leave you with this build review I wrote a few weeks ago. It is the FLY 1/32 Hawker Hurricane Mk. IIc. It will be finished in Royal India Air Force markings while operating in the Burma [...]
Blitzkrieg was a term the Wermacht never officially adopted, probably because Hitler thought it ‘idiotic’ in its simplicity. The view of the Nazi regime was that they were simply reaping the dividends of Germany’s superior industrial and technol[...]
This one should have been posted last night as a part of the 1930's decade.......... but I didn't get around to posting it.
I had a lot of fun building this one. It's the new tool Airfix Hurricane, and it is a really sweet kit to build. The[...]
On 14th December, 1931, Douglas Bader crashed his Bristol Bulldog while executing a roll at ‘naught feet’ in response to a dare. In the first photo below his shoes can clearly be seen in the foreground of the devastated Bulldog. He famously re[...]
The time is upon us to reveal our 1930's aircraft from the RAF. This is my first reveal from the 100 Years of the RAF Group Build. I have two more to go from this decade.
This model is the older Classic Airframes kit in 1/48 scale, and [...]
...and it only took four years, three months, 1000 plus toothpicks, a roll and a half of Tamiya tape, a variety of adhesives, many trips to the "spares box", countless hours of fitting & sanding, two bottles of the John Jamison, and a clay j[...]
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, [...]