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 [...]
During all of 2021, I did not complete one model. Not one. Was a disappointing year as far as model building was concerned. My usual output each year, a modest four or five complete builds, with a couple started, maybe one sent to the [...]
One of the members in our club recently built the Dragon 1/48 Ju-188 E1, and it inspired me to pull out the old Italeri A/E kit I had in the stash. It was a pretty low-parts-count kit, so thought it might be a fairly quick build, but [...]
The Junkers Ju 188 was a high-performance medium bomber built during World War II, the planned follow-up to the Ju 88 with better performance and payload. It was produced only in limited numbers, due both to the presence of [...]
Here is my latest build, Dragon 1/48 Ju 188E Racher Kit #5518. First released in 1994 and maybe 2 other times since, it is a rare kit to find and not too common to see built up. Dragon got a lot of mileage of their Ju 88 series of kits, [...]
Just completed. Hope you like. Added Fu-200 radar. Rest is out of the box. It was a fun paint job and build. And as always, the last pic refuses to upload the right side up. Always happens... Wtf...:)
This is the 1/48 Dragon Junkers JU-188A2 with the markings of 3E HK from II KG/6. This Ju-188 was found abandoned at Melsbroek in Belgium (1944).
Cockpit components painted to RLM 66 and modified by CMK seats.
The upper fuselage and [...]
This one took a while-both due to the quirkiness of the build and my indecision as to a paint scheme. Most of the kit decals were suspect so I ended up hitting the spares box. As a result, this example may have been active in the Baltic or [...]