At first sight the A-36 Apache looks like a representative of those early P-51 Mustang variants that were still powered by the American Allison engine. I would like to claim that even a second look will only produce few doubts to have a "Mustang[...]
Happy new year to all (with a little delay)
Here are my builds completed in 2019. I can say that I am more productive than the previous year. I hope this happens in 2020 too.
1- 1/32 Hasegawa Junkers Ju-87D5
2- 1/48 ProModele[...]
With the new ICM new mold B-26B now in our hot little hands. Though overshadowed by the P-38 released about the same time. Still it was an anticipated and long awaited release that a lot of WWII model builders have waited for. I built the M[...]
The Douglas A-26 Invader designated B-26 after 1948, was designed by Ed Heinemann, Robert Donovan, and Ted R. Smith as a replacement for the Douglas A-20 Havoc light bomber. After service in World War II, it saw combat in the Korean W[...]
Around 2009-2010 Collings was searching for a paint scheme for their newly restored A-36. At some point an envelope of photos showed up full of photos from the 86th FG that was based in Italy. The cowling section from TUTU still exists and at on[...]
It truly has been a great end of the year. With anticipating announcement earlier in the year now becoming available. Then those we have been waiting for like the AMK F-14D that seem like it would never be produced, during that span Tamiya [...]
Before anyone complains about lack of photos, there are lots of hi-rez photos of the parts at various websites (Scalmates, etc.) that are better than any I can do here.
Overall: With the parts in-hand, the kit lives up to the hype and our hope[...]
ICM has released computer shots of the new B-26B-50 (Korean War) version of their upcoming B-26 Invader. Finally! It looks right, and it's the 8-gun nose version. I will definitely be getting one of these!
Coming this fall!!!
UPDATED INFO: I'[...]
A quick summary of a review I did on the Revell Mosquito last in comparison to the Tamiya Mosquito.
Both kits very detailed. The idea was bandied about among friends and not so friendly ones as well. Anyone remember the response whe[...]
So it has been a little while, but here I like to present my recent build of the B-26B Invader in use with the French Air Force in Vietnam 1955.
The B-26 Invaders used by the French in Vietnam were surplus American aircraft of which many had bee[...]