Built in 2015. Hasegawa kit with Stormo decals, painted with Gunze and Tamiya acrylics. Eduard seatbelts, EZ Line for antenna wires, brake lines added. Aircraft serving with 1 Gruppo caccia 1 Sqn
Amtech P-40L-5 of the 79th Fighter Group in Mediterranean Theater markings ca late 1943, most likely in Sicily. I like the USAAF aircraft in the RAF-style camo (Dark Earth, Midstone, Azure), and British fin flash obscuring the serial number. I[...]
This is a 1/48 scale Macchi by Hasegawa that I got at a yard sale for 2.00 a few years back. While I waited for the mailman to bring my next big project I decided to build this to cut the boredom. Kit was simple, fit was pretty good, detail was [...]
This is the final reveal of my crack at the Arco dei Fileni, an Italian colonial monument erected in 1937 in Libya and designed by the Italian architect Florestano di Fausto (1890-1965). The original was dynamited by the later Libyan dictator M[...]
Most of you have been following this WIP thread under the Armor section. Unfortunately, something went wrong in the back-office of this site, so the entire build report was lost. This is an attempt to give a short recap of how this work came a[...]
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[...]
Some of you may have dropped by this WIP on the Arco dei Fileni (Arch of the Philaeni) entry in the diorama and armor section: Since the main construction phase is now finished, I wanted to bring a first reveal to you. Today, I had a long san[...]
1/72 Airfix, OOB exept for a couple of small modifications, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Tamiya X22 over kit decals, built previous to 2005.
Some history: This kit #6358 was launched by Dragon in 2007 intended to represent the late Panther A. As usual, DML released this kit based on a long history of Panther kits; The box is packed full of grey styrene, clear parts, some photo etch [...]
1/72 Fujimi, I modified a few things, finished in MM , Humbrol and Tamiya enamels with Future over kit and other decals.