Another model goes to my shelf. This time, a design that appears at competitions quite sporadically, namely the P-39 Airacobra. The model itself is quite nice, but I added Eduard plates, HGW belts, Master barrels and Eduard exhaust pipes. Markin[...]
In the late 1970s, Sweden sought to replace its ageing Saab 35 Draken and Saab 37 Viggen. An affordable Mach 2 aircraft with good short-field performance for a defensive dispersed basing plan in the event of invasion was required; the plan i[...]
VT-27, NAS Corpus Christi, Texas 1981
Construction from a box, I added some wires
Marking completely sprayed, Mr.Paint colors
A beutiful kit by Kitty Hawk, I recomend it to everyone who is looking for detailed and quality helicopter kit. For $40 it includes detailed cockpit panels, colored paint/decal instructions and PE parts for seatbelts and fuselage details. Parts [...]
By the end of November, 1950, the Navy knew that its main fleet fighter, the Grumman F9F-2 Panther, was seriously outclassed by the opposition. LCDR William T. Ament of VF-112 had shot down the first MiG-15 confirmed by the Soviet reco[...]
Big announcement: Kitty Hawk is no longer S-h-itty Hawk here at Le Chateau du Chat.
I took the plunge last week and picked up a new FJ-2 kit ($50 included delivery from Shenzen China), since the computer views I had seen looked better than prev[...]
Hello iModeler! Here is my 1/35th scale Kitty Hawk AH-6J finished as Barber 51 during the battle of Mogadishu, Somalia, 3 OCT 1993. I used detail sets from Werner's Wings, to include the exhaust shroud, FLIR and the AH-6J / MH-6J Update/Correc[...]
This photo was the inspiration for creating the diorama using the 1/48th scale Kitty Hawk F2H-2/2P Banshee with my Rieth Creations Resin Correction Set.
I found it a very interesting juxtaposition ("primitive" to 1950s modern), how the men we[...]
Nice set of Spitfire references for weathering.
Spitfire MkVb of RAF 222 Squadron (ZD-H) named ‘Flying Scotsman’ In Essex, England, 25th of May, 1942.
Pilot, South African Flight Lieutenant Laurie, is a flier of the 222 Squadron (Natal[...]
This vignette, “Let me at-em”, I completed about two years ago, portrays an excited trainee and an old-hand instructor just back from a training flight. The build includes the 1/32, Kitty Hawk, T-6 Texan kit, using the SNJ scheme suppl[...]