Infantry of the 2nd Gordon Highlanders take prisoners in the german border town of Kleve. The Second Battalion was ravaged by deaths and POWs taken in the Battle for Singapore in February of 1942, but reformed later that year and eventually fo[...]
ICM just released their 2019 catalogue, and it features these gems:
48281 - B-26B-50 Invader, Korean War American Bomber
48282 - A-26B-15 Invader, WWII American Bomber
With the Monogram kit a bit long in the tooth, and the MustHave! Models ki[...]
On January 14th, 1969 the USS Enterprise was rocked by a series of explosions off the coast of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. A fire broke out when a ‘Zuni’ rocket attached to an F4 Phantom aircraft detonated, starting a domino effect of discharges b[...]
The Erickson Aircraft Collection Museum is located at the Madras Airport, a 45 minute drive north of Bend, Oregon on Hwy 26 near the intersection of Hwy 97N. The collection was originally founded by Jack Erickson of sky crane and aerial firefigh[...]
Finally got this one finished. It's fitted out with some Hasegawa gun pods, otherwise it's OOB.
Some fit problems with this build, mostly with the clear parts. The model is lightly weathered.
Ok, a reference to one of my oldest daughter's favorite cartoons, but in this case it is my promised make your own zimeritt lesson. I use a product we have here in the states called "Quick Wood" it is epoxy putty used for repairing wood. It i[...]
One of my first (I think) attempts at the NMF thing. I probably built it right after seeing "Always" - the flick about the fire bombers - and although not depicted as such, a rather cool-lookin' airplane I thought. And as you can see in some of[...]
Many years have gone by since the 1/48th Monogram B-26 Invader kit was first released yet that kit is still remarkable and many markings options exist for building it. I decided to build this one as a JD-1, the Navy version. It's finished in the[...]
It's finished! Kit built OOB, decals from Aeromaster Marauding Invaders Part 3 sheet. This one only took 11 years to finish, hope the next one doesn't take that long...
I didn't get quite enough weight into her, so she tail sits. It won't be[...]
Here's the latest project from the Mexican Skunk Works, deep in the swamps of southeast Texas. 1/48 Monogram A-26C. Started building this one about 11 years ago. It sat partially assembled on the workbench while I built a bunch of RC models a[...]