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Douglas A-26 Invader

Review: ICM B-26B Marauder

It has been almost 46 years since Monogram gave us the B-26B/C Marauder. Amt also produced a short wing variant as well. 1978 (the year I graduated from California High in Whittier) is when AMT and Monogram first gave us a Marauder in [...]

Rivets? I'll give you rivets.

So found a local bargain place with some model kits. So snagged the Atlantis repop of the box scale B-26 Invader. Talk about Brooklyn Bridge scale rivets. We got it so good nowadays. What amazed me was the framing in the clear parts were [...]

Review: Halberd Models 1/48 P-51C racer "Beguine"

The “Beguine” Racer: William Paul (“Bill”) Odom, flew for the Chinese National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) from 1944 to 1945, flying “The Hump.” He was determined to make a name for himself in postwar aviation. He did so in [...]

Douglas DB-26 B/C with drones

This is kit for me. 🙂 Drone carrier DB-26C, Holloman AFB, late 1950. Ths is beautiful ICM kit Like a parrot, i say kit for me 🙂

Korean War GB: MONOGRAM 1/48 DOUGLAS B-26B INVADER USAF, 1950

My second contribution is actually my first subject to start with for the GB. The Monogram/Pro Modeler Douglas B-26B gun nose variant. I was also building the ICM glass nose variant along side this project. The known issue of the [...]

Revell 1/48 A-26B Invader

The Douglas A-26 was in essence the company’s successor to the A-20, first flying in prototype form on 10 July 1942 at Mines Field, El Segundo, with test pilot Benny Howard at the controls. Featuring an innovative NACA laminar-flow [...]

ICM 1/48 DB26 Invader (Drone Carrier)

A recently completed ICM 1/48 DB26 Invader built out of the box. I replaced the kits BQM-34A (Q-2C) Firebee with a KDA-1 (Q2A) as I'm given to understand that the aircraft never flew with a mixed 'load' (?) Finished with Tamiya XF's and [...]

1/48th ICM B-26C Invader As Navy XJD-1 Prototype

This 1/48th model came in the ICM box as a B-26C Invader and was modified to represent one of two XJD-1 prototypes (BuNo 57990 and 57991). This 'Navalized' Invader, after further enhancement, would go on to serve under the designation [...]

A Review of 2022

This year seems it was a blur. With uncertainty with the pandemic here not here, masks no masks, economy was in disarray, gas sky high especially here in California. The year was cruising along but in April I received a note from the new [...]

Coup d’État...1/48 Douglas B-26D Invader, Fuerza Aérea de Chile

Next Latin American subject finished by my dad. ICM A-26B-15 kit (which includes also the late canopy), Vespa Model Kits decals (based in Peru, printed by Fantasy Printshop in the UK). Upper turret hole closed with plastic sheet, removed [...]