Let the new season begin!
Kinetic kit, needs some filler, a molding issue appeared on the left side of the tail fin in the area of the leading edge. The tip tanks are one piece parts and molded both the same way, to say both for one s[...]
I have seen a few "All Decade" sports lists the past few days, so I thought maybe it would be fun to post pictures of our favorite builds of the past 10 years. Sadly some of mine died a grisly death at the hands of movers when I retired from th[...]
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[...]
This aircraft belonged to the VAQ 133 WIZZARDS 2007 . It's a Kinetic model. Cockpit of Aires in resin. It has been a difficult model to mount due to the large number of failures, bad connections, and a terrible instruction sheet. Attaching the c[...]
This is a Brazilian Air Force Mirage IIIE, in the air defense color scheme used back in the 90's. These machines were replaced by the Mirage 2000 which, in turn, will be replaced by swedish and locally built Grippens.
The kit is a nigh[...]
The kit is the Kinetic 1/48 with correct nose (Quickboost). I prefered to built a metal finish F-84. Maybe i should have read before the relevant note of Tom Cleaver on "modellingmadness.com" : « The plastic surface is very slightly pebbly, jus[...]
This is the new Kinetic kit built up as a Spanish Navy example. It’s a really nice model of an interesting subject. First off, the fit of the kit is superb with two exceptions. I used no putty or superglue as filler anywhere, only a tad of Mr.[...]
This is my latest (completed) effort.
It's the 1/32 Kinetic Hawk 100 series kit modified to a 76 squadron RAAF Hawk 127 LIF (Lead In Fighter trainer).
Whilst there is nothing inherently wrong with the kit it is definitely not a 127 as the destru[...]
This is a Hasegawa Polish Pratt powered Block 52 kit finished as a South Carolina Air National Guard “Wild Weasel”. I built it pretty much from the box with the exception of the following items added:
1.) Quickboost Aces II ejection seat.
Historical Snapshot: (From the Boeing Company Website)
In 1978, McDonnell Douglas and British Aerospace developed the T-45A Goshawk, a carrier-suitable version of the British Aerospace Hawk. The first Hawk, which flew Aug. 21, 1974, was establis[...]